This comprehensive art curriculum provides everything to run a yearly elementary art program. You'll find creative lesson plans for grades K-4 and so much more - from an annual materials list (basic to fully funded) to letters home and a substitute teacher folder. This book makes teaching art foolproof - see chapter list below.
Included in these 326 pages you'll find everything you need for a full year of easy to teach, hands-on art projects. These 240 developmentally appropriate lesson plans create 106 unique projects in many mediums. Using basic shapes, letters, and simple lines, students will develop art skills, vocabulary, and confidence. Students will be introduced to artists and art movements and most importantly they'll have fun creating. Each project includes easy step-by-step instructions to insure success by students of varied abilities.
Each fail-proof lesson plans includes art vocabulary, materials list, national standards, and teacher tips. Projects are easy to implement for art, classroom, and homeschool teachers. Use as individual lessons or build students' art vocabulary with this hands-on, studio-based curriculum. No worksheets here - just great art projects that students will love and parents will cherish.
Setting Up the Art Room
Running the Class
Using the Lesson Plans
Language of Shapes
Classroom Teachers and Homeschool Teachers
Kindergarten Lesson Plans (42 lessons for 23 projects)
First Grade Lesson Plans (49 lessons for 23 projects)
Second Grade Lesson Plans (45 lessons for 20 projects)
Third Grade Lesson Plans (50 lessons for 20 projects)
Fourth Grade Lesson Plans (54 lessons for 20 projects)