Elements of (Christmas) Art: Line (Tangle Patterns)

What’s different about this Christmas lesson?  Not an end-of-year time-filler, a meaningful Visual Arts lesson exploring the element of line, which contains ”Art Appreciation” and “Art Making” components and can be spread over more than one timetabled session. This lesson pack is a complete and comprehensive resource for busy class teachers, casual relief (substitute) teachers, student teachers, homeschooling families, or out-of-school-hours care programs.

Included with this lesson pack are:

  • Learning Intention and Success Criteria.
    -Web quest slides
    -Christmas-Themed Tangle Patterns Activity Task Page
    -Frames sheet, for the student artwork.
    -Quick Draw sheet for practice examples (Separate PDF document)
    -Elements of Art: Line Word Wall vocabulary cards in a separate PDF document.
    -A complete lesson plan as a Word document. (Fully editable and adaptable.)
    -An editable Class Assessment Record to record students working towards, achieving or proficient with the success criteria, for work sample grades and for student observations.
    -An editable graded rubric, specific to the Tangle Pattern activity, with space for written feedback. This rubric can be edited and adapted for edited for formative assessment, rather than summative assessment.

This lesson is also available as part of the five lesson Elements of Christmas Artvalue bundle and also the Cracker Christmas Bundle including ten creative Advent and Christmas resources.

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  • Resources_CHRISTMASLINE_S3-1.pdf
  • Christmas-Line-Preview.jpg
  • LessonPlan_CHRISTMASLINE_S3.docx
  • Line_Elements-of-Art_WordWall.pdf
  • HowDoArtistsUseLine_QuickDRAWsheet.pdf
  • TanglePatternsWorksheet.pdf
  • FramesSheet_CardTemplate.pdf
  • Rubric_CHRISTMASLINE_S3.docx
  • ClassAssessment_CHRISTMASLINE_S3.docx

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Created: Oct 27, 2017

Updated: Nov 6, 2018

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