Students will analyze Odilon Redon's Pandora. They will create a box using two- and three-dimensional symbols to illustrate an emotion. Students will compare and contrast classmates' boxes.
Students will "Step Inside" the main character of a piece of artwork. They will identify the mood of the character by observing facial expression, body language, actions, and interactions. Students will complete a worksheet that is included in the lesson. They will compare their interpretations with their classmates.
Students will analyze a piece of artwork using the ten times two method. They will compile a list of ten items they notice. The class will discuss the lists. Then, the students will create another list of ten items they notice about the artwork. In pairs, the students will analyze the similarities and differences between the two lists.
Students will describe a piece of artwork. The teacher will divide the artwork into sections. The students will identify what they see in each section. Classmates will elaborate on the details presented. Once the entire piece has been described, the class will interpret what they see.
Students will identify the difference between "observation" and "interpretation." They will analyze a piece of artwork and make observations and interpretations. Students will individually analyze a different piece of artwork and share it with the class.
Students will view three small groups of still-life objects. They will draw at least two objects and use warm colors to create dominance for one object. Students will compare their art with classmates' art. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.