The Ultimate Desk

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Title:

The Ultimate Desk

URL:

http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/arts_lang_arts/a_la_lesson29.html

Content Source:

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

Overview:

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. 

Content Standard(s):
Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 3
Music: General
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 Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 4
Music: General
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 Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 5
Music: General
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 Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 3
Visual Arts
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 Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 4
Visual Arts
2) Collaboratively design and create artwork that has meaning and purpose.

Examples: Create a logo for a school or activity.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 4
Visual Arts
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 Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 5
Visual Arts
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.

Tags: Baroque, Bernard van Risenburgh, desk, Double Desk, music, veneer
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This unit spans thirteen class periods. 

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Author: Tiffani Stricklin