ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (3) 5 :
5) Individually or collaboratively construct representations of places that are part of everyday life.

Examples: Create a two-dimensional or three-dimensional model of school, home, bedroom, or neighborhood.

View and discuss Van Gogh's Bedroom.

[ARTS] VISA (4) 5 :
5) Document, describe, and create real or imagined constructed environments.

Example: Design a futuristic art room, town, or planet.

[ARTS] VISA (5) 5 :
5) Identify, describe, and visually document places and/or objects of personal significance.

Subject: Arts Education (3 - 5)
Title: Buildings, Buildings Everywhere
URL: http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/arts_lang_arts/a_la_lesson17.html
Description:

Students will explore architecture and the job of an architect.  They will discuss the difference between organic and geometric shapes.  They will sketch the outside of the school building.  Students will trace sketch lines with black crayons to create a wax resist.  They will paint the building with watercolors.  



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (3) 5 :
5) Individually or collaboratively construct representations of places that are part of everyday life.

Examples: Create a two-dimensional or three-dimensional model of school, home, bedroom, or neighborhood.

View and discuss Van Gogh's Bedroom.

[ARTS] VISA (4) 2 :
2) Collaboratively design and create artwork that has meaning and purpose.

Examples: Create a logo for a school or activity.

[ARTS] VISA (5) 1 :
1) Combine ideas to develop an innovative approach to creating art.

Subject: Arts Education (3 - 5)
Title: City Wildlife in a Vase
URL: http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/arts_lang_arts/a_la_lesson01.html
Description:

Students will discuss wildlife - both plants and animals.  They will go outdoors and sketch animals and plants.  They will analyze a still-life painting, Vase of Flowers by Jan van Huysum.  Students will collaborate to make a large collaged still-life.  



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (3) 1 :
1) Elaborate on an individual or prompted imaginative idea.

Examples: Create an imaginative mask showing his/her personality.
Look at masks from different cultures such as Chinese, African and Native American.

[ARTS] VISA (3) 5 :
5) Individually or collaboratively construct representations of places that are part of everyday life.

Examples: Create a two-dimensional or three-dimensional model of school, home, bedroom, or neighborhood.

View and discuss Van Gogh's Bedroom.

[ARTS] VISA (3) 14 :
14) Create works of art based on observations of surroundings.

Subject: Arts Education (3)
Title: Gathering Information About People
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Third-Grade-Lesson-4.pdf
Description:

Students will recreate poses seen in paintings.  They will make a gesture drawing of a classmate in three different poses.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (3) 1 :
1) Elaborate on an individual or prompted imaginative idea.

Examples: Create an imaginative mask showing his/her personality.
Look at masks from different cultures such as Chinese, African and Native American.

[ARTS] VISA (3) 2 :
2) Demonstrate skills using available resources, tools, and technologies to investigate personal ideas through the art-making process.

Examples: Choose from a variety of resources and materials to create a work of art.
Use books Imagine That by Joyce Raymond or Dinner at Magritte's by Michael Garland.

[ARTS] VISA (3) 5 :
5) Individually or collaboratively construct representations of places that are part of everyday life.

Examples: Create a two-dimensional or three-dimensional model of school, home, bedroom, or neighborhood.

View and discuss Van Gogh's Bedroom.

[ARTS] VISA (3) 14 :
14) Create works of art based on observations of surroundings.

Subject: Arts Education (3)
Title: Figures in Action
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Third-Grade-Lesson-5.pdf
Description:

Students will collaborate to choose sketches to use as a template for a wire sculpture.  They will use wire to create a three-dimensional human form.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.    



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (3) 19 :
19) Evaluate musical works and performances, applying established criteria, and describe appropriateness to the context.

Example: Write a review of a live musical performance.

[ARTS] MUS (4) 19 :
19) Evaluate musical works and performances, applying established criteria, and explain appropriateness to the context.

Example: Write a detailed review of a live musical performance.

[ARTS] MUS (5) 19 :
19) Evaluate musical works and performances, applying established criteria, and explain appropriateness to the context, citing evidence from the elements of music.

Example: Write a detailed review of a live musical performance including specific musical elements.

[ARTS] VISA (3) 5 :
5) Individually or collaboratively construct representations of places that are part of everyday life.

Examples: Create a two-dimensional or three-dimensional model of school, home, bedroom, or neighborhood.

View and discuss Van Gogh's Bedroom.

[ARTS] VISA (4) 2 :
2) Collaboratively design and create artwork that has meaning and purpose.

Examples: Create a logo for a school or activity.

[ARTS] VISA (4) 15 :
15) Through observation, infer information about time, place, and culture in which a work of art was created.

Example: Look at the statue of Vulcan in Birmingham and talk about its relationship to history of the city.

[ARTS] VISA (5) 12 :
12) Interpret art by analyzing visual qualities and structure, contextual information, subject matter, visual elements, and use of media to identify ideas and mood conveyed.

Subject: Arts Education (3 - 5)
Title: The Ultimate Desk
URL: http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/arts_lang_arts/a_la_lesson29.html
Description:

Students will analyze Bernard van Risenburgh's Double Desk. They will design and describe their own ultimate desk. They will listen to and analyze Baroque music. Working in groups, students will construct a desk from cardboard and tape.  They will decorate the veneer for their desk. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (3) 5 :
5) Individually or collaboratively construct representations of places that are part of everyday life.

Examples: Create a two-dimensional or three-dimensional model of school, home, bedroom, or neighborhood.

View and discuss Van Gogh's Bedroom.

[ARTS] VISA (4) 14 :
14) Create works of art that reflect community and/or cultural traditions.

Examples: Create a quilt in the style of the Gee's Bend Quilters.

[ARTS] VISA (5) 5 :
5) Identify, describe, and visually document places and/or objects of personal significance.

Subject: Arts Education (3 - 5)
Title: Narrating a Family Tradition
URL: http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/arts_lang_arts/a_la_lesson30.html
Description:

Students will analyze Villagers on Their Way to Church by Simon Bening.  They will discuss family traditions.  They will write about and create a design of a family tradition.  They will use watercolors, paper cutouts, and sketching.  



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