Elementary school artists and artefacts resources

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Cezanne Unit of Work.

Cezanne Unit of Work.

Save 62% buying this complete project. The 'outline of lessons' below includes lesson objectives, tasks, keywords, resources needed and homework. This is a one page document which lets you know where you are up to at a glance. A comprehensive 11 slide presentation (including many more images) looks at: An introduction His early religious work Cezanne and Pissarro What he painted Landscapes Still Lifes His Death The presentation includes a script that can be printed off, turning you into the instant expert with questions! 5 Grid Drawings of Cezanne's painting. These could be worked into with any media but the unit of work suggest oil pastels. Having 5 to choose from gives students choice which is always a good thing! Students can self assess themselves on completion of this project. The worksheet asks them to list equipment and keywords, to list three things they were good at and one they could improve on, and to also list transferable skills. (e.g. resilience, patience etc) Excellent to evidence self assessment in their sketchbook! Cezanne Venn Diagram. Art, Maths & Literacy! It's not always easy to introduce maths and literacy into an art lesson but by using this Venn Diagram for analysis you are doing just that. Pupils write about each picture and then in the middle of the diagram write what the similarities between the two artworks are. Simple!

By TheArtyTeacher

Mark Making Bundle.

Mark Making Bundle.

All my mark making resources! Save 61% A wonderful selection of mark making resources, ideal for teaching drawing skills. This bundle includes animal, musical and artist related resources. Great for giving your students choice. Click on the images below to see what each resources contains.

By TheArtyTeacher

Georges Seurat, A Sunday on the Le Grande Jatte, Emotional Intelligence.

Georges Seurat, A Sunday on the Le Grande Jatte, Emotional Intelligence.

This is a large nine page document with lots of worksheets aimed at discussion surrounding the painting of 'A Sunday on the Grande Jatte' by Georges Seurat. There is a question and answer sheet focusing on the emotions displayed in painting, relaxed calm etc. Useful website including links to video clips and information useful in a classroom discussion. A focused drawing page A internet guided research frame. a selection of drawing frames suitable for all abilities. A few weeks work or excellent a sub cover work or homework or extension activities.

By ladybugssloan

Van Gogh Resources - Massive Bundle.

Van Gogh Resources - Massive Bundle.

Save 72% by buying these 11 resources togther. This massive bundle of teaching goodies includes the following: A comprehensive presentation covering many aspects of Van Gogh life and works. The presentation INCLUDES A SCRIPT which includes questions for an engaging learning experience. There are slides on the following: Introduction, birth and death dates, pre-artist jobs * Overview of famous works * The Potato Eaters * Who influenced his work * How his work changed * His portraits * Letters to Theo * His Drawings * The Sunflowers * His room in Arles * The Starry Night * His Death * His burial place * Who he has influence * His influence on fashion x 2 * The End. A page of links to useful sites and YouTube clips, many of which could be used for starters to lessons or home works to extend learning. A Van Gogh mark making worksheet. I have used this sheet and asked students to make the marks using different media. Stick and ink is particularly effective. Plus a Van Gogh word search. Van Gogh resource sheet which includes images, themes and keywords. Great to put on desks and keep his images fresh in your students minds. 3 Van Gogh Art Analysis Venn Diagram worksheets. Ideal to use at the start of a project when you want students to look really closely at his work. *UPDATED AGAIN* I have just added a different VG mark making sheet! Areas of a VG drawing have been selected with squares. Students can copy these sections into their sketchbook using different media. **UPDATED AGAIN** I have now added a 'Paint Like Van Gogh' worksheet. This is to use with paint or pastels. I hope you find this bundle useful. If so, please leave some positive feedback.

By TheArtyTeacher

Seed Heads Natural Forms Bundle.

Seed Heads Natural Forms Bundle.

A collection of 4 resources that combine to make an essential seed heads bundle, which are ideal for Natural Forms units of work. SEED HEADS PHOTOBANK Seed Head images for drawing and painting. 30 slides that comprise of dandelion clocks, lotus seeds heads, star anise, dried poppies, teasels and wheat. SEED HEADS REFERENCE SHEET A beautiful, one page resource of seed head images that is ideal for any natural forms unit of work. Fantastic for drawing and painting projects or for working in a variety of different media. PINE CONE PHOTOGRAPHS 5 pages of high resolution pine cone photographs. Full cones and close-ups. Ideal for a drawing or painting activity. STAR ANISE IMAGES Beautiful, high quality, photographs of star anise. A wonderful one page resource for any natural forms project. Why not draw from them in a variety of different media and on a range of different surfaces? Endless possibilities for drawing, painting, 3D and textile units of work.

By TheArtyTeacher

Drawing & Painting Skulls Bundle.

Drawing & Painting Skulls Bundle.

Save 55% Develop drawing skills with these skull resources. 1. COMPLETE THE MISSING SECTIONS OF SKULL Learning Object: to draw with detail and a range of tones. All sections could be completed in pencil or you could use a range of media such as fine liner, charcoal pencils, conte crayon or paint. 2. COMPLETE THE SKULL DRAWING A step more difficult than the task above - this time complete the missing half of the skull. 3. SKULL & SKELETON PHOTO BANK 22 Fantastic photographs of a human skull and rib-cage within a PowerPoint - easy to print. Dramatic compositions make these photographs ideal to draw and paint from. 4. SKULL GRID DRAWING Teach a range of drawing skills with this excellent resource. Your students will learn about line, tone and the importance of adding detail. Excellent extension task or cover lesson. 5. SKULL PHOTOBANK WITH ARTIST & MEDIA SUGGESTIONS A new set of photos from those listed above. Beautiful, detailed, high resolution photographs of a real human skull. This could be the starting for a comprehensive project drawing and/or painting project. There are photographs of the full skull front on and from the side, close-ups and a second set of photographs where the skull sits on red cloth for that dramatic Hamlet feel! There are suggestions for what drawing mediums to use, what artists to make links with, some skull facts to sound like the expert and ideas for where to take this project.

By TheArtyTeacher

Nuclear Bunkers: during the Cold  War, and today

Nuclear Bunkers: during the Cold War, and today

Lesson 5 from the acclaimed teaching pack 'Dial M For Missile: Exploring Themes Around the Cuban Missile Crisis'. Following on from the lesson on Civil Defence, this lesson gives students an insight into the history of nuclear bunkers, and gets them to decide in small groups what items they would prioritise in a nuclear bunker to help them survive a nuclear attack. They can then create some of these items, and/or role-play being in the bunker. The lesson plan includes differentiation, extension and enrichment suggestions. The lesson is highly relevant to Citizenship, History, Art & Design, and Drama, as well as helping to meet SMSC, Prevent and British Values requirements. To browse and download the other lessons from the Dial M For Missile Pack pack, plus the pack as a whole (including endorsements), go to www.tes.com/teaching-resource/dial-m-for-missile-exploring-themes-around-the-cuban-missile-crisis-11208437

By PeaceEducation

50 Artists Primary pupils should know

50 Artists Primary pupils should know

Famous Western Artists Primary K-6 pupils should know. By this I mean that they should have seen images by these artists and remember key details about when and where they lived. These artists could support work done in other subject areas. All dates are approximate. It is not suggested that Primary K-6 students should know every artist on this list, but rather that they should know and understand the main movements and how art has changed. There is a great activity I have written that does this called my art timeline game which is available to download free from my website. There are also too many brilliant artists not mentioned here that I have omitted to keep things simple. By the time we get to Contemporary art you can pretty much choose what you like! The resource contains a link to all the images you need via Google Art Institute. ​

By paulcarney700

Guidance on visual mindmaps (art and photography)

Guidance on visual mindmaps (art and photography)

A simple resource that supports students when mindmapping in art or photography. It breaks down the mindmap visually, giving prompts on what to include in order for a mindmap to be purposeful. Can be used as a slide on the board or printed as a colourful worksheet.

By ArtAndPhotography

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ART. 12 Key Stage 3 Schemes of Study for 2017-18

ART. 12 Key Stage 3 Schemes of Study for 2017-18

Cut your planning time with these Art schemes of study. 12 easy to follow schemes introducing students to a wide range of styles, techniques and processes. Each scheme is provided in a lesson by lesson format. Schemes also cover homework, materials, health and safety and links to thinking skills. This resource can be used in conjunction with visual support resources which can be purchased separately from the Start Education shop. The schemes can be used to provide the basis for full coverage of Art education from the start of Year 7 to the end of Year 9.

By StartEducation