This math related art lesson focuses on line, pattern, texture, and negative space. Students create abstract landscapes filled with different types of lines and line patterns to create a variety of textures.
The lesson is introduced with a looking at art activity designed to help students learn how to generate ideas for drawing and arranging a composition, and includes a focus on observing lines and shapes, and creating interest through the use of light and dark areas.
Line Landscape includes the following:
- a list of art concepts and skills addressed
- a list of materials needed
- targeted art and related vocabulary
- detailed steps for introducing the lesson
- directions for art-making
- ideas for extending or varying the lesson
- ideas for looking at and discussing student art
- suggestions for writing extensions
- photographs of student art work for reference
What is a Landscape?
a teacher resource which shows examples of various styles of landscape art
Thoughts About My Art
- an art reflection student worksheet
This comprehensive art lesson is designed to teach art appreciation, artist behavior, and art analysis.
Because I teach in California, this lesson also includes a list of the California Visual Arts Standards addressed for suggested grade levels. Please note that listed grade levels are suggestions only; any of these lessons can be simplified or made more complex to work for any elementary grade.
********** PLEASE NOTE *********
This lesson is bundled with two other lessons in 3 Landscape Art Lessons
Related Art lessons of interest:
Abstract Art for Kids - Inspired by Chagall, Kandinsky and Matisse
Art With Symmetry
Additional Art Lessons and Art-integrated resources:
Artist Biographies for Kids
- informational text with ‘draw and write’ response prompts
Art Task Cards
- self-directed Art activities for early finishers or Art centers
Start With Art
- five exploratory Art lessons with focus on elements of art
Integrating Art Across the Curriculum Sampler Bundle
- five integrated Art lessons
Language Arts Strategies with Art BUNDLE
- learn Language Arts skills through art observation and discussion
Try these free Art resources:
Making Time For Art
-- suggestions and ideas for integrating art in the classroom
Looking at Art with Kids
- using well-known art works to supplement the curriculum
I am a retired elementary classroom teacher, a former art teacher, an artist and a writer. I have worked with all elementary grades, and with special groups including ELL, GATE, and At-Risk students. Creating Art With Kids
lessons and resources are designed to foster student creativity, choice, and independence, and to encourage authentic art-making. Consideration is given to developmental appropriateness, differentiation possibilities, and teacher individuality. For this reason, directions are general, expectations are open-ended, and clip art on student pages is kept to a minimum.
Visit my blog, Creating Art With Kids,
for detailed descriptions and helpful tips about the teaching process for many of my art lessons.
Other ways to connect with me:
Facebook: Creating Art With Kids
Pinterest: Renee Goularte
Find out about new products, discounts, and freebies!
-- Look for the green star near the store logo at the top of the page. Click it to become a follower and receive email updates about my products.
Get TpT credits!
-- Provide feedback on purchased products and TpT will give you credit toward future purchases. Look in your “My Purchases” page for the “Provide Feedback” button.