After ten years of teaching art and creating lesson plans, I have finally settled on a Van Gogh Starry Night lesson. This lesson combines some of my favorite art techniques: double-loading, experimenting with color value, expressive painting, collage, composition as well as color theory. Hard to ask for anything more.
What is so impressive about this lesson is that every child produces a piece of art that is individual to their style and easy for all skill levels.
Perfect for grades 3-5, this art lesson uses basic art supplies (liquid tempera paint, oil pastels and paper) and guides you how to teach the art techniques to children.
Taking only two, 45-minute art classes, my third graders (you can stretch it to three if you need to) worked quietly and diligently on their paintings. At one point during the working time, the classroom teacher and I looked at each other shocked that the art room was utterly quiet. This doesn't happen often.
This packet contains National Core Art Standards for grades 3-5 and Common Core Standards for Grade 3
Included in this 13-page PDF:
- National Core Art Standards for grades 3, 4 and 5
- Common Core Standards for Grade 3
- Artist Statement Sheet
- How to Draw Starry Night Landscape
- Double-loading Technique
- Full-color, photo tutorials of students working
- Student Gallery
- Art Supply L
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Thanks so much for considering Deep Space Sparkle for your art lesson needs. I have been teaching art in California for 13 years and offering PDF lesson plans, e-courses and videos for seven years through my website, Deep Space Sparkle
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