Lesson Plans

http://www.artswire.org/kenroar/The Incredible Art Dept. website includes lesson plans for Elementary, Jr.High/Middle School, High School, Undergraduate, and Graduates. The site also provides an Art Room of students' work, an Art News link to new articles relating to Art, Pet Peeves link - Author's view points in Art, links to college, secondary, and elementary art departments. Art Site of the Week - what the author considers the best art sites on the net, there is also a guest book and, of course, lesson plans.

http://www.deepspacesparkle.com/ Deep Space Sparkle - Art lessons for kids- Download tons of lessons(Recommended by a second grade teacher in California)

http://artcuratorforkids.com/charlotte-mason-picture-study/#_a5y_p=2696806 Art Curator For Kids.  This site features Charlotte Mason’s Picture Study.  It helps adults teach children about several artists - their lives and their works.  There are downloadable guides, too.

http://www.vangoghgallery.com/ Vincent van Gogh Information Gallery - This labor of love puts the artist's work into interesting biographical context; text and image come together to offer an often passionate view of the paintings. Take a virtual stroll through the site's seemingly vast "Gallery," you'll be glad you did.active

http://www.markkistler.com/lessons.htm 3-D Drawing Lessons:PBS's Mark Kistler offers these 3-D drawing lessons online. His cartoon-type style appeals to children and instructions are fairly easy to follow. Students will truly be thrilled with their ability to turn their flat drawings into contours and shapes with shading and perspective.active

http://www.bway.net/~starlite/projects.htm Art Projects:Stained glass, musical instruments, textured doodles, sunset silhouettes... find a wide variety of effective classroom art projects for grades 3 through 12.

http://members.aol.com/TWard64340/Unwrap.htm How to Unwrap a Work of Art:I love the title of this page... If you are looking for more than just craft activities in the classroom but aren't quite sure how to approach art appreciation or composition, try the suggestions here.

http://artprojectsforkids.com/ Art Projects for Kids - This site has links to tons of art projects for kids.(Recommended by a second grade teacher in California)

http://home.att.net/~tisone/lessonpg1.htm Art Lessons Collection for 5th Grade: A comprehensive collection of art lessons is compiled here, suitable for 5th grade, to teach your students about observation skills, shape and color, repetition, negative space, pattern, mixing color, perspective, lettering, portraiture, landscape, and more.

http://www.guidancecom.com/alphabet/ The Alphabet of Art: Created by sculptor Robert McKnight, the Alphabet of Art addresses the main elements of composition, allowing students to truly "see" art with an understanding and critical eye. Each element is thoroughly analyzed, and brought to light with examples from both the masters and from architecture

http://www.nga.gov/education/american/aasplash.htm "Explore Themes in American Art" looks at 10 genres of American art: abstraction, the figure, historical subjects, landscape painting, marine painting, portraiture, narrative art, scenes from everyday life, still life, & topographical views. Illustrated essays, images, featured artists, & references are offered for each genre.

http://www.kcsd.k12.pa.us/~projects/critic/object.html How to Read a Painting: Describe, analyze, interpret, and judge--these are the four artistic elements your students will learn in this lesson plan on How to Read a Painting. Using these techniques will enable your students to approach art with a critical eye, understanding both the principles of design and the elements of art at work.

http://www.slylockfox.com/how_draw.html Learn How to Draw...

http://www.glencoe.com/sec/art/teacher/teach_page/index.htm Studio Cyberspace Art Teacher's Page (Simulation) Author: Glencoe McGraw-Hill Studio Cyberspace is a resource site for art teachers and student teachers.

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