This learning activity should be done at the end of a lesson on factors and multiples. The teacher will pose a real-world problem that requires the students to create multiple designs for a tabletop using all the factors of 24. Using virtual manipulatives, students will work individually to create multiple designs for a table using all the factors of 24.
This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.
Students will analyze images from Joris Hoefnagel's Mira calligraphiae monumenta. They will illustrate a figurative saying featuring an animal, such as a simile, metaphor, hyperbole, or personification. They will write the saying in ornate font and draw the animals using pens, colored pencils, or markers.
Students will analyze illuminated manuscripts. They will identify decorated initials, historiated initials, borders, illuminations, parchment, and scribe. They will write a fairy tale and illustrate it in the style of illuminated manuscripts.
Students will analyze examples of Wassily Kandinsky's artwork focusing on shapes, lines, and colors. While listening to music, they will complete a nonobjective piece of art by cutting shapes, coloring around the shapes, and using lines.
Students will listen to and analyze Igor Stravinsky's Firebird Suite. They will make connections between the music and the Russian folktale, The Firebird. They will create pictures and write a poem about a firebird.
Students will list personality traits, choose a trait, and draw a symbol to represent it. Students will use oil pastels to draw patterns and lines to create negative space around the symbol. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.
Students will analyze art and identify time, place, and mood. They will sketch a setting from a familiar story. They will use light, medium, and dark values to create a watercolor wash. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.
Students will draw a basic facial proportion. They will analyze and describe characters in art. They will experiment with drawing lines with India ink and drawing tools or a variety of black pens. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.
Students will analyze two beds, Lit à Polonaise and Lit à Turque. They will draw a bed using three-dimensional drawing techniques. They will build and paint a three-dimensional model of the bed.
Students will explore form in sculptures by Alexander Calder. They will experiment with lines by drawing and creating sculptures.
Students will analyze the Terracotta figurine of a camel carrying transport amphorae. They will build a clay sculpture of an animal and present it to the class.
Students will analyze the "Armor of George Clifford, Third Earl of Cumberland." They will compare and contrast the suit of armor to animal "armor." They will sketch a variety of animals with "armor" and how they use it for protection.
Students will draw different poses in different sizes. They will draw small figures for background and larger figures for foreground. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.
Students will draw vertical, horizontal, and radial lines repeating parallel, perpendicular, and angle lines. They will create a collage of found materials following the drawn lines. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.
Students will create scribble art. They will use three colors to fill the space between the lines. Students will compare and contrast each work.