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Artist Biographies | Depth and Complexity | The Story of ART-telling
Are your students ready to visit an Art Museum?
This is PERSPECTIVE teaching at it’s best! Every picture tells a story and what you see is what you get
This is a complete 2.5 Hour Enrichment Workshop is perfect for a GATE pullout program, Monthly Gifted Curriculum, Parent-led enrichment, Grade-level rotation, Homeschool, After-school or Sub Plans
This workshop is perfect for getting your students ready to visit an art museum. Docents will be impressed with their background knowledge. I know this from experience!
• Taking a closer look at Edgar Degas’ “The Dance Class”
• Feeling Emotion in Art
• Can a Line Tell a Story?
• Can a Statue Tell a Story? Play Statue Charades
• Complete an Art Icon Project using Depth and Complexity Icons. The artists studied include Roy Lichtenstein, Grandma Moses, Rene Magritte and Claude Monet
The Art of Storytelling Activity meets the requirements for the CA Dept. of Education’s Gifted Program Standards
This activity is suggested for grades 4-6
As a GATE Teacher, I created this enrichment activity as part of a monthly GATE Enrichment Pullout Program. It’s tested and approved by over 200 gifted learners.
Teacher Notes with directions and suggestions for leading activities
A schedule with number of minutes to allot for each activity
Student activity pages
California GATE Program Standards (synopsis)
All you have to do is print the workshop pages and make student copies.
The following materials are needed to complete all activities:
• 4 Getting To Know The World’s Greatest Artists by, Mike Venzia
Roy Lichtenstein, Grandma Moses, Rene Magritte and Claude Monet
• Optional: YouTube access
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