Students will view and discuss Van Gogh's painting, The Bedroom. Next, students will elaborate on Van Gogh's art by creating a list of items to include in a depiction of their bedroom to organize and develop their artistic ideas. Lastly, students will construct a representation of their bedroom using torn paper scraps.
This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.
Students will read Kay Haring's picture book, Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing. Students will answer questions from the text. Students will identify break dancing as his inspiration. The students will watch a few minutes of a Break Dancing video from YouTube. They will draw their own dancing figure using motion lines to illustrate movement.
Students will read Michelle Markel's picture book, The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau. Students will discuss the main character of the book, Henri Rousseau. Students will discuss how people's reactions to his artwork have changed over time. Students will create an individual imagined jungle word list to be used as a prompt for a jungle drawing. They will elaborate on their individual imagined jungle word list by creating a jungle drawing that contains a subject and background.
Students will review and solve multiplication of numbers less than 100 using word problems and arrays by creating a prompted work of art.