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Just in time for Black History Month! Meet the Artist Integrate literacy and the arts into Black History Month by studying some of the greatest African American Artists of our time!
Tired of the same biography units year after year? Introduce your students to the world's greatest artists. Choose a different artist each month or teach all the "Masters" as a thematic unit.
This lit unit has all you need to get your students excited about art while reinforcing literacy skills.
Faith Ringgold Unit
Meet the Artist Bio – 2 Versions Differentiated
Identifying Character Traits
Identifying Character Traits With Supporting Evidence
Differentiated Character Traits List #1
Differentiated Character Traits List #2
Sequence of Events
KWL Graphic Organizer
Missing Letter Vocabulary
Missing Letter Vocabulary Key
Making Words Worksheet
The Stories They Tell (Creative Writing)
Word Search Key
Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Looking At Art : Tar Beach
Taking a Second Look at Art: Describing Painting (Unlined Page)
Taking a Second Look at Art: Describing a Painting (Lined Page)
Role Model – Positive Qualities
Painting Match Up : Match the Painting with the Title
Coloring Page: Tar Beach
Story Elements in a Painting – Writing Activity
Design Your Own Masterpiece
Famous Quotes Writing Activity
Compare & Contrast Two Paintings
Design Your Own Quilt Square
Tar Beach in Color for use with students
Full Color Reproductions of Tar Beach
Credits and Thanks