This is everything you need to teach a full semester of high school or year long course of middle school Art. From an icebreaker to a culminating project and all the lessons in between. It includes the entire set of my Elements of Art worksheets and mini-lessons, posters and sub binder with 12 sub lessons.
Timeline with Elements and mediums covered
Full semester materials list
o Student interest survey and Elements of Art Activity
-Get to know your students and have them begin to create designs using the elements of art; discuss final art talking about how the successful designs used the elements/principles of art.
INTRODUCE ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF ART
Introduction to the elements and principles of art powerpoint
o Element of Line worksheets and mini-lessons
Introduce students to the Element of Line through the use of these worksheets. Can be used in pieces throughout the semester or as sub lessons.
o Rhythm of Line Mini-Compositions
Introduce students to the Element of Line and the principle of rhythm through the use of this lesson.
o Emotion of Line Mini-Compositions
Introduce students to the idea of communicating through the elements and principles of art.
o Element of Shape worksheets and mini-lessons
Introduce students to the Element of Shape through the use of these worksheets. Can be used in pieces throughout the semester or as sub lessons.
o Shape and Emphasis Mini-Composition
Introduce students to the Element of Shape and how to create Emphasis
COLOR and SPACE/Rhythm/Composition •Watercolor
o Element of Color and Element of Space worksheets and mini-lessons
Introduce students to the Element of Color and the Element of Space through the use of these worksheets.
Can be used in pieces throughout the semester or as sub lessons.
o Doodle Landscape Lesson
Combine students knowledge about rhythm and line and introduce the concepts of Color and Space with this fun doodle lesson in which every student can be successful.
VALUE and TEXTURE •Drawing
o Element of Value worksheets and mini-lessons
Introduce students to the Element of Value through the use of these worksheets.
o Legs and Shoes Drawing Unit
Take students through value, blending, cross-hatching, contour lines, and observational drawing. In final project students apply their knowledge by drawing their legs and shoes nearly life size.
FORM/Art History •Sculpture and Acrylic Paint
o Element of Form worksheets and mini-lessons
Introduce students to the Element of Form through the use of these worksheets.
o Introduction to Acrylic Paint
Introduce students to acrylic paint and basics of how to use/clean up afterwards.
o Art History Cards with links to videos of major art movements/cultures
Introduce students to various art movements and artists with these cards and presentation.
o Panty Hose Wire Sculptures
Introduce students to the element of form through the creations of wire sculptures that are then painted in the style
of an art movement from the previous lesson.
CULMINATING PROJECT/Color, Unity, Variety, Movement •Oil Pastels
o Art from Music Lesson
o Introduction to Kandinsky
o Abstract Oil Pastel Composition
Have students put all their knowledge together to create this culminating project.
For the assessment students will define color schemes used and describe elements that were used to create principles of art.
12 SUB LESSONS AND SUB BINDER (12)
o 12 lessons and sub binder to leave for your students when you can’t be at school
ELEMENTS OF ART POSTER SET (7)
o Decorate your room with this elements of art poster set
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