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Albrecht Dج_rer, Self-Portrait (1500)
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In this art history video discussion Beth Harris and Steven Zucker look at Albrecht Durer's "Self-Portrait, 1500." (Alte Pinakothek, Munich).

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Smarthistory
Author:
Beth Harris Ph.D.
Steven Zucker Ph.D.
Date Added:
10/10/2018
Alexander Mosaic
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This art history video examines the "Alexander Mosaic" c. 100 B.C.E., tessera mosaic from the House of the Faun, Pompeii. This Roman floor mosaic may be based on a lost Hellenistic painting by Philoxenos of Eretria, The Battle of Issus, c. 315 B.C.E.). Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples.

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Smarthistory
Author:
Beth Harris
Steven Zucker
Date Added:
10/10/2018
All About Alliteration: Responding to Literature Through a Poetry Link
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Studied students stupefy! Students learn about alliteration by listening to an alliterative read-aloud and apply the knowledge they gain to the creation of their own poem and illustration.

Subject:
Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
10/05/2018
All I Want to Do Is Dance, Dance, Dance!
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Students will observe dance movements depicted in a drawing and a painting. Partners will use simple lines to draw their partner's movements and paint dance costumes on the figures using various brushstrokes. Students will write a persuasive speech to the school superintendent explaining why they believe dance should be a regular part of the curriculum. They will then model dance movements for classmates in teams of four and recite their persuasive speech to the class.

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson
Provider:
J. Paul Getty Museum
Provider Set:
Getty Education
Date Added:
10/18/2018
All in the Family
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Students will analyze and describe a painting depicting a family. They will discuss similarities and differences between the setting of the painting and where they live. Then students will create a sculpture of their family doing an activity together and also create a diorama of a room in their home.

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson
Provider:
J. Paul Getty Museum
Provider Set:
Getty Education
Date Added:
10/18/2018
Altdorfer's The Battle of Issus
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In this art history video discussion Beth Harris and Steven Zucker examine Albrecht Altdorfer's "The Battle of Issus," 1529, oil on panel. Alte Pinokothek, Munich.

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Smarthistory
Author:
Beth Harris and Steven Zucker
Date Added:
10/10/2018
Ambrogio Lorenzetti's Palazzo Pubblico Frescos: Allegory and Effect of Good and Bad Government
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In this art history video discussion Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker consider Ambrogio Lorenzetti's series of frescos "Allegory of Good Government", "Effects of Good Government in the City and the Country", and "Allegory and Effects of Bad Government in the City and the Country" Siena c. 1337-40. Sala della Pace (Hall of Peace) also known as the Sala dei Nove (the Hall of the Nine), Palazzo Pubblico, Siena.

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Smarthistory
Author:
Beth Harris and Steven Zucker
Date Added:
10/10/2018
Analyzing Symbolism, Plot, and Theme in Death and the Miser
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Students apply the analytical skills that they use when reading literature to an exploration of the underlying meaning and symbolism in Hieronymous BoschŐs early Renaissance painting "Death and the Miser".

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
10/05/2018
Animating Media Literacy
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We know that the everyday lives of our students are inundated with media. This often-overwhelming menu of media-rich entrées gets served up at a rate that seems to value overconsumption more than proper and meaningful digestion. As educators, we may be left wondering, how do we beef up (or tofu up , if you prefer) our students’ appetites for media-literacy so that they can skillfully navigate our ever-changing, media-saturated landscape?

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Education
English Language Arts
Communication Studies
Creative Writing
Media Studies
Social Studies
Psychology
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
National Film Board Of Canada
Date Added:
11/22/2020
Animation Model
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This instructional program prepares students to use artistic and technological foundations to create animated presentations for industry and entertainment. Students will develop basic drawing and design skills, learn the fundamentals and physics movement, the concept of communication to a given audience, and techniques for self-expression through a variety of animated formats. They will explore the careers and requisite skills required by animators in both entertainment and the business world.

Subject:
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Unit of Study
Provider:
Butte County Office of Education
Provider Set:
CTE Online
Date Added:
10/28/2019
The Art Assignment
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This is an excellent set of videos for learning about various art topics.

From the YouTube channel description: "The Art Assignment is a weekly PBS Digital Studios production hosted by curator Sarah Urist Green. We explore art and art history through the lens of things happening today. Check for new episodes every other Thursday!"

Note: In 2020 it was decided that they would reevaluate and produce videos at a slower pace, with about 6 per year. However, the videos that are posted are very high quality, and helpful for either teaching certain concepts, or for teachers to learn from.

Subject:
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Sarah Urist Green
Date Added:
03/10/2021
The Art & Science of Ceramics
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For the 2014/2015 school year at KCS, all the Arts Ed 9 outcomes were intergraded into all the grade 9 courses. I was given 4 outcomes to cover in my Science 9 course. My ongoing goal in all my science classes is to relate science to the student’s lives and the real world as much as possible. Having to cover the specific arts outcome gave me the opportunity to teach my students about the science behind ceramics, an art form that relies heavily on chemistry, specifically the properties of the elements from the periodic table. I utilized the expertise of Devon Coles, who runs the local art gallery, the Garden Gallery, in Kindersley where he produces ceramics, to give the students insight into his ceramics process and the chemistry involved. Students then created their own ceramics pieces at the art gallery and used their knowledge of the properties of elements from the periodic table to predict which glaze Devon put on their piece before it was cured in the kiln.

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
09/06/2018
Art Videos for Kids on YouTube by Kristen Brunner
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This collection of art videos will support teachers and students in their quest to learn more about art.

Videos include: Matisse, Chagall, Michelangelo, pointillism, Britto, Chinese Dragon, Dali, Pollock, Tin Art, Kindness Rocks, Landscapes, Fashion Design, Collaborative Portraits, Zentangle, Howard, Dhurrie Rug, Magritte.

There are great ideas for lessons here, information about famous artists and great individual or collaborative projects.

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kristen Brunner
Laurel Burch
Date Added:
09/28/2018