Once Upon a Time in the 1800s

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Once Upon a Time in the 1800s



Content Source:

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


Students will analyze Jacques-Louis David's painting The Sisters Zénaïde and Charlotte Bonaparte.  They will compose a fairy tale based on the painting.  They will illustrate a scene from their original fairy tale.  

Content Standard(s):
Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 3
Visual Arts
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 Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 4
Visual Arts
3) Generate ideas and employ a variety of strategies and techniques to create a work of art/design.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 5
Visual Arts
3) Communicate personal ideas, images, and themes through artistic choices of media, technique, and subject matter.

Tags: fairy tale, illustrate, JacquesLouis David, paint, The Sisters Znade and Charlotte Bonaparte
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The lesson spans four 30-45 minutes class periods. 

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Author: Tiffani Stricklin