Elements of (Christmas) Art: Space and Texture (Mixed Media Landscape)

What’s different about this Christmas lesson? 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. Not an end-of-year time-filler, but a meaningful Visual Arts lesson based on the Elements of Art, which contains ”Art Appreciation” and “Art Making” components and can be spread over more than one timetabled session. The hard work is done, relax and enjoy some art with your students!
Included with this lesson pack are:
Learning Intention and Success Criteria. (Page 2)
Space and Texture web quest slide (Page 3)
Landscape Scene 1 (Mountains with Pine Trees) and focus questions (Page 4)
Landscape Scene 2 (Desert scene with road) and focus questions (Page 5)
Student Art Activity Task Slide(Page 6)
Example of simple landscape drawing (Page 7)
Example of tree placement plan (Page 8)
Tree triangles template (Page 9)
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 Mixed Media Landscape activity, with space for written feedback. This rubric can be edited and adapted for either formative or summative assessment

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  • Space_Elements-of-Art_WordWall.pdf
  • Texture_Elements-of-Art_WordWall.pdf
  • ClassAssessment_CHRISTMASSPACETEXTURE_S3.docx

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Created: Nov 3, 2017

Updated: Nov 6, 2018

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