This is a fully integrated, highly engaging unit, inspired by Jackson Pollock’s life and art! Activities are differentiated and incorporate ELA (reading, writing, phonics, language), math, technology, social studies, music, and art! You will find everything you need to implement this study, including detailed lesson plans, SMARTBoard Notebooks, printables, teacher preparation guidelines, student directions, an innovative assessment, and specific tools for differentiating. There are many opportunities for children to respond through art as part of their academic learning. This creative curriculum will motivate and meet the needs of all learners!
This unit includes:
•A PowerPoint slideshow complete with rich discussion notes and a biography reference to introduce this artist to your class!
•101 pages of integrated and exciting learning activities, detailed lesson plans, differentiation guidelines, and printables!
•2 SMARTBoard activities (printables also included if you do not have access to a SmartBoard or also want to print out activity)
•A scrapbook page activity to assess children’s understanding of the artist and the art
•Detailed plans on how to implement a complete artist study unit and culminate with your own "Night at the Museum" celebration
•Learn About the Artist Literature Time
•Jackson Pollock PowerPoint Slideshow
•Class Action Painting Special Project
•Abstract Expressionism Book-Making
•Art Style Comparison Reflective Writing and Art Activity
•Jackson Pollock Phonics
•Even/Odd Splatter Painting
•How to Teach Kids About Timelines
•Jackson Pollock Time
•Jackson Pollock Technology Project
•Jackson Pollock Song Connection
•Jackson Pollock Art Studio
•Jackson Pollock Scrapbook
Learning experiences are directly correlated with the ELA and Math Common Core State Standards. The specific standards are listed under each individual lesson plan.
Use this study on its own, or combine it with our other Artist Studies for a rich, integrated Artist Biography Unit. A Bundle of 3 Artist Studies, including this one is available at:
Link-Artist Bundle-3 Complete Integrated Units: Picasso, Pollock, and Warhol
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Artist Studies, and Artist Bundles about the following artists: Michelangelo, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Georgia O’Keeffe, Alexander Calder, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, and Andy Goldsworthy.