This presentation helps students analyze The Golden Fish, a work of art by famous artist, Paul Klee. An image of Klee's work, along with guided questions are used to help students discover what's special about the work of art. After investigating the artwork, students will create a Klee-inspired masterpiece of their own.
This easy-to-use PDF presentation allows you to scroll through step-by-step project directions that include detailed photographs to help guide students along the way. Students will use pencil, crayon, oil pastel and watercolor paint to create a work of art that utilizes concepts and techniques such as color, pattern, symbols, emphasis, wax-resist, painting, and drawing.
Included in this presentation are images of student examples, quick facts about the artist's style, and a concluding think-pair-share prompt.
This project has been classroom-tested for second and third grade.