A Natural Balance in Photography and Poetry

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Title:

A Natural Balance in Photography and Poetry

URL:

http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/arts_lang_arts/a_la_lesson41.html

Content Source:

Other
The J. Paul Getty Museum
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

Students will view and describe two cyanotypes. The class will write a poem describing an object in nature.  Students will create a balanced composition using found objects from nature on NaturePrint Paper. They will write a cinquain poem to describe their composition.  

Content Standard(s):
English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 1
24 ) Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure. [W.1.1]

a. Write simple poems addressing a topic. (Alabama)

English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 1
25 ) Write informative or explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure. [W.1.2]


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.1.25- With prompting and support, compose informative or explanatory text by stating a topic and providing supporting facts and details, including some sense of closure.


Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: K
Visual Arts
1) Engage in self-directed exploration and imaginative play with art materials.

a. Use motor skills to create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Finger painting, watercolors, paper collage, and rubbings.

b. Use motor skills to create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Rolling, folding, cutting, molding, pinching and pulling clay.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 1
Visual Arts
2) Explore and experiment with a range of art materials.

a. Create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Family portrait or gadget printing.

b. Create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Pinch pots or found-object sculptures.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 2
Visual Arts
2) Explore personal interests and curiosities with a range of art materials.

a. Create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Paper-weaving, drawing, and resist painting.

Use book about weaving, The Goat in the Rug by Charles L. Blood & Martin Link.

b. Create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Clay animals and pipe cleaner sculptures.

Use a book about clay, When Clay Sings by Byrd Baylor.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 2
Visual Arts
5) Create an artwork using found and/or recycled objects.

Examples: Use objects such as leaves, rocks, paper tubes, egg cartons, etc.
Use book A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch.

Tags: cinquain, cyanotype, nature, NaturePrint Paper
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Comments

The lesson is divided into three 50 minute sessions. 

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Author: Tiffani Stricklin