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Offering fun and engaging art resources for teachers. All of the hard work has already been done. So all you have to do is walk in and deliver!

Offering fun and engaging art resources for teachers. All of the hard work has already been done. So all you have to do is walk in and deliver!
Signs and Symbols Lesson Plan with Resources
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Signs and Symbols Lesson Plan with Resources

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This lesson looks at the universal signs and symbols we see around us everyday. Colour and shape play an important role in sending us visual messages. Get your students thinking about how images can inform us and act as non-verbal forms of communication. This download includes; A Lesson Plan - with suggestions for questioning/prompting discussion. A Slide Show Presentation - outlining the difference between a sign and a symbol, what the four categories of signs are, examples of signs to play a guessing/questioning game, a short drawing warm-up activity. Identifying Signs Student Worksheet. Design Activity - design your own sign. Marking Rubric - for the design activity. Please leave feedback so that I may improve on resources. AwkwardGeckoArt
Art History Guided Research Worksheet Template
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Art History Guided Research Worksheet Template

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This guided research template/worksheet allows students to keep relevant, organised notes about any Art Movement studied in class. The BLANK student template is broken down into sections so that the information gathered can be categorised. This template/worksheet will help take the stress out of knowing what information to research and how to categorise the information for later use or study notes. The resource includes both US and UK versions of the student template/worksheet and teacher/student completed sample. Sections are broken down into manageable categories; Name of the art movement Period the art movement was active Where the art movement began (world location) What inspired the art movement to begin, and why The prominent art forms that emerged from the art movement The style and characteristics that make the art movement recognisable Space to list the names of 3 artists and artworks to emerge from this art movement ADDITIONAL NOTES At the bottom of the student template/worksheet, there is a selection of definitions for words used in the template/worksheet. These definitions will help clarify what information students should look for when undertaking their research: prominent, emerged, art form and characteristic. A completed sample of the worksheet sheet (based on the Pop Art Movement) has been included as a reference for both teachers and students. A task suggestion page has also been included for teachers. This includes: phrases (for each section) that students can use when searching for information on the internet suggested websites to gather information about art movements ideas for a variety of ways to use this template/worksheet This research template/worksheet is suitable for a range of age groups. Thank you for visiting my store. Please follow me and leave a review so that I may continue to improve on the quality of resources that I produce. Thank you for your support. Miss Cordelia’s Classroom
Self Portrait Printable Activity
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Self Portrait Printable Activity

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Take the stress and intimidation out of Self Portrait drawing by getting your students thinking about what represents them, rather than what they look like! This printable activity is suited to all ages and encourages students to think about how they can represent themselves with symbols and objects. It is suited to all drawing levels and can be incorporated into a Unit of Work, used as a stand-alone task for early finishers, set as homework, or used by casual teachers. You can easily extend on this task by having students annotate their drawing with explanations for their choices, or use the activity as a draft for a much larger Self Portrait artwork. Download includes: 1 page PDF file with general instructions and an annotated example in the bottom right-hand corner of the worksheet.
Halloween Art Activity - Creepy Windows
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Halloween Art Activity - Creepy Windows

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Celebrate HALLOWEEN with this colourful activity to decorate your classroom. This simple, ready-to-print activity can act as a standalone task or be incorporated into a lesson. The activity can be tailored to suit a variety of age groups. Set the task with limitations, or open it up to complete artistic freedom. Have fun. Happy Halloween! Suitable for beginners through to more advanced students. Resource Pack Includes Printable PDF Files: A4 Window Template A5 Window Template A4 Multiple Window Template 15 Halloween Clip Art Images (for both A4 and A5) Activity/Task Instructions with variations - (instructions have both US and UK spelling) Student Sample (using the multiple window template) Digital Sample (using the clip art supplied) 40 mins - 1hr activity time Suitable materials - coloured pencils, markers, twist-out crayons, watercolour pencils, watercolour sets. Please follow me and leave a review so that I may continue to improve on the quality of resources that I produce. Thank you for the support. Miss Cordelia’s Classroom
Printmaking - Foam Print Fish on Collage Background
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Printmaking - Foam Print Fish on Collage Background

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Foam Printing Lesson and Resources. Introduce students to printmaking with this Foam Printing lesson. All resources are ready to use and print. Learning Time: 1 - 2 hrs Suitable for beginners through to more advanced classes. Grades 6 - 10 This download includes; Lesson Plan Teacher Notes with lesson suggestions Drawing Fish using Geometric Shapes - Printable Line Types and Pattern Samples - Printable Fish Outlines x 4 (each outline has the option to face left and right) Fish Outlines with Pattern already included (each outline with pattern has the option to face left and right) Procedure Text in Colour and Printer Friendly Version Wall Pin-Ups - Collage Definition, Print Definition, Tools and Materials Used Marking Rubric for Foam Print Student Self-Evaluation Sheet - Printable Double Window Mount Template - to display finished work on the wall - Printable Video Demonstration: How to make a Foam Print with a Collaged Background. Run Time 9:33 (mov) Contact me if you would like an alternative video file format. AwkwardGeckoArt Please follow me and leave a review so that I may continue to improve on the quality of resources that I produce. Thank you for the support.
Pride Month Art Activity
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Pride Month Art Activity

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Celebrate PRIDE MONTH with this colourful activity to decorate your classroom. By getting your students engaged in Pride Month activities you can raise awareness around issues of equality, homophobia and acceptance. This simple, ready to print activity can act as a standalone task or be incorporated into a lesson about the LGBTQI+ Community. Suitable for beginners through to more advanced students. Resource Pack Includes Printable PDF Files: 8 background templates 6 clip art shapes 12 slogans Printing Instructions for formats A5, A4, and A3 General Information & Instructions for the activity Annotated Samples 7 Completed Samples (finished products) to use as a reference 40 mins - 1hr activity time Suitable materials - coloured pencils, markers, chalks, pastels, paints, poster paints, water-soluble crayons, twist-out crayons, watercolour pencils, watercolour sets. AwkwardGeckoArt Please follow me and leave feedback. Any suggestions for improving on the quality of resources is greatly appreciated.
Art Appreciation Worksheet with Resources
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Art Appreciation Worksheet with Resources

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Get your students thinking and writing about artworks with this Art Appreciation Lesson. All of the preparation has been done so all you need to do is print out and deliver. The art appreciation student worksheet is not “word heavy”, so it is suitable for a range of learners, and is great for beginners and a younger cohort. Teacher notes offer ideas for extending the task to incorporate more literacy into the lesson. Printable Word Banks and coloured artworks are included in the package so that you have everything you need for the task. Download includes: 2 x Student Worksheet Art Appreciation (version 1 ready to print with clip art) (version 2 can be customized with a copy of the artwork or your school logo). Teacher Notes - with guided instruction and suggestions for each question on the student worksheet. Teacher Notes Blank - blank version for you to make your own notes. Artwork with Word Bank Page - Blue Horse by Franz Marc with 30 words related to the artwork. Artwork with Word Bank Page - The Sleeping Gypsy by Henri Rousseau with 30 words related to the artwork. Word Bank Large Format Printable - for using as display, as part of the lesson, or for use with group work - Blue Horse by Franz Marc. Word Bank Large Format Printable - for using as display, as part of the lesson, or for use with group work - The Sleeping Gypsy by Henri Rousseau. Coloured Artwork - Blue Horse by Franz Marc. Coloured Artwork - The Sleeping Gypsy by Henri Rousseau. Coloured Artwork - The Bedroom by Vincent Van Gogh. Sample Response (detailed) - The Bedroom by Vincent Van Gogh - Use as a student reference/introductory lesson/warm-up/practice lesson/guided lesson/teacher tool All files are PDF. Follow me so you can see when I post new resources, and please leave feedback so that I can improve on my products. Enjoy! Awkward Gecko Art
Visual Arts Posters - Set of 6
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Visual Arts Posters - Set of 6

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Use as a display for your classroom or use as a visual reference during lessons. Files can be used as a digital display if you do not wish to print. Suitable Printing Sizes - A4/A3/A2/A1. Content on the posters relates to the NSW Visual Arts Mandatory Stage 4 Syllabus, but can also be used for the Elective Visual Arts Stage 5 and Elective Visual Arts Stage 6. POSTER SET: Practice - art making, art history, and art criticism - 1 file. The Conceptual Framework - artist, artwork, world, audience - 1 file. The Frames - subjective, structural, cultural, postmodern - 4 files. Please follow me and leave a review so that I may continue to improve on the quality of resources that I produce. Thank you for the support.
Famous Artists - Inspirational Quotes - 5 Posters to Print
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Famous Artists - Inspirational Quotes - 5 Posters to Print

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Inspirational Quotes from 5 Famous artists. Decorate your classroom wall with quotes from famous artists that will inspire them! Colourful and simple designs are suitable for students of all ages. Files are PDF - so they can be printed as A4, A3, or A2 if you prefer a larger format. You can use a colour printer or have them printed out with your local printing service. Artist Quotes included: ➤ Salvador Dali - ‘Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings’ ➤ Andy Warhol - ’ Art is anything you can get away with’ ➤ Frida Kahlo - ’ I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality’ ➤ Vincent Van Gogh - ’ I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart’ ➤ Damien Hirst - ’ Art comes from everywhere. It’s your response to your surroundings’ Enjoy! Ms Cordelia’s Classroom Thank you for visiting my store.
How to Draw a Zombie Head - Step-by-Step
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How to Draw a Zombie Head - Step-by-Step

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Celebrate Halloween with this easy-to-follow drawing task. The presentation has step-by-step instructions with diagrams and explanations for your students to follow. Simply display the presentation on a whiteboard/smart board and move through each step as it is achieved - this will give you the freedom to move around the room and assist students as required. Alternatively, you could use a copy of the instructions to teach the drawing to your class. The initial drawing is mapped out using squares and rectangles, so it is suitable for a range of skill levels and abilities. The last page of the presentation has samples of student work that has been coloured in - so you have the option to keep the drawing as a stand-alone task, or allow your students to apply colour to their Zombie! Please note that the mov. file included is a compressed version (6-second duration) of each step that has been mapped out in the presentation. The mov. file has been included to ‘spark interest’ in the activity should you wish to do so - it is not suitable to use as a guide on how to draw the Zombie. INCLUDED: 24-page presentation - PDF File mov. file to ‘spark interest’ act as a ‘hook’ to engage students in the activity.
5 Facts about Picasso - Literacy Worksheet Activity
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5 Facts about Picasso - Literacy Worksheet Activity

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Introduce your students to Picasso with this 5 Facts Literacy Worksheet. Students will have the opportunity to discuss and think about each fact presented - teacher guided questions have been provided to aid further questioning around each fact to encourage wider discussion around content. Students will then have the opportunity to showcase their knowledge by writing about Picasso from the perspective of the artist. A selection of sentence starters and definitions have been provided for the teacher for those students who may have difficulty getting started. Updated 30/05/2022 A newer colourful version of the worksheet has been added with a photograph of Picasso, newer heading font, and a space for the students name on the top of the sheet. Additional teacher notes have been added with suggestions for finding video content about Picasso, and translating YouTube videos into other languages. Please follow me and leave a review so that I may continue to improve on the quality of resources that I produce. Thank you for the support. AwkwardGeckoArt