Jasper Johns & LMNO Peas
These are still a work in progress...but I am already loving them so I wanted to post what I had so far! We began our project with the book LMNO Peas by Keith Baker. It is a fun alphabet book about these tiny green peas that show action. It is a great book for talking about action verbs and having students come up with verbs that would go with each alphabet letter. I had mine try and predict what action the peas would be doing as I turned each page. By the end of the book they were getting…
Artist research template - handout/poster | Teaching Resources
Want to improve the quality of your students artist research? This PDF poster aims to guide students guidance and inspiration to produce excellent artist research pa
Character Analysis Art Activity: Twitter Perspectives
One great way to analyze and interpret a work of art is to do character analysis--looking at visual clues to understand the motives, actions, thoughts, and feelings of the characters in the artwork. In my
HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills) in the Art Room - The Art of Education University
We all learned about Bloom’s Taxonomy for Higher Order Thinking Skills as undergrads. It isn’t a new idea; in fact, it has been around since the 1950s. But how do you actually use and develop these skills in the art room? One method that I use is a simple technique I call an Interpretation Grid. […]
Emotion Trees Art lesson/Gustav Klimt (SEL)
Art History Art Lesson: Gustav Klimt and Trees with Symbolic EmotionThis lesson, can be used along with a writing assignment or can be a stand alone art lesson. Art Analysis, the Art Elements and Principles of Design are used in order to help the Art Educator to meet state and national Common Core s...
4 Downloadable Resources to Help You Meet the Needs of ALL Students - The Art of Education University
It’s no secret our students have diverse needs and styles of learning. So, should we expect all our students to perform at the same level? Can you modify instruction for struggling students and extend instruction for advanced students at the same time? The answer is yes if you use differentiated instruction. Differentiation is a powerful […]
Ideas / Blogs / Resources
Here are some of my go-to pages for help and ideas: (Always looking to add to this list, email me links we should add.) Professional: National Core Art Standards PDF Download HERE Get...