GLOBAL VILLAGES and the Elements of Art comprehensive lesson plan
GLOBAL VILLAGES and the Elements of Art is a comprehensive visual art lesson plan Inspiration is gathered by students about their home towns, travels, migration and family heritage. Your students will compose and create drawings that will develop their understanding of the elements of Art: line, texture, shape & form, space & colour.
This lesson plan focuses on:
- Student lead inquiry
- The 5 elements of art
- Observational drawing
The Lesson plan includes:
- Artist background information about the work of LS Lowery
- Elements of Art analysis guide for Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh
- Detailed instructions for gathering ideas, planning and creating the artwork
- Resources and teaching guide for colour theory
- Photographs of every step
- Teacher & student examples from upper primary/elementary
- Links to relevant support videos
- Bonus: display bunting
- Guidance for teacher assessment and student reflection options
- Curriculum links to Level 3 New Zealand Visual Art Curriculum
- Curriculum Links to Phase 3 Responding & Creating for IB PYP
- Student Voice guidance for reflections
- Recording sheet for written reflections
Materials you will need include:
- Art paper
- Drawing pencil
- Inspiration images (student choice)
All steps are clearly explained and photographed, giving you the confidence to deliver quality visual art lessons to your students. Includes opportunities for student choice. Media and techniques are fully illustrated, with photographs and a video. Work examples created by students in Year 5 (aged 9-10 yrs).
Art Skills include: How to research and build ideas, Draw from observation and imagination, Develop accuracy, and perseverance, Use a variety of lines and marks to achieve texture, Show Space through layering positioning, size and detail of elements on the page, Identify colour schemes in the colour wheel, Respond to art created by my friends, Reflect on my own artwork, skills and progress.
Create these highly detailed drawings with your students to extend an inquiry unit based on Migration, Travel or Homes Around the World. Make links to trans-disciplinary learning in areas like Who We Are and Where We Are in Place & Time (IB (PYP).
Landscape PDF Presentation consists of over 54 slides (pages).
View a short video excerpt below.
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