Welcome to Art Bursts! A simple way to incorporate art into the classroom.
This lesson is an Art Burst - Studio edition. These lessons can be taught by a classroom teacher, substitute teacher, parent or volunteer. Basic art supplies and easy instructions make these successful in any classroom. They can be taught in a 30-40 minute time frame and are appropriate for all elementary grades.
Included in the download is:
-a link to the highlighted painting (to be used as inspiration for the project)
--a brief bio of the artist including discussion questions (can be copied and distributed to students)
-guidelines for a simple art project - including visuals
-a template for the project
-a bulletin board heading for display
Art materials needed:
Use this lesson as an interdisciplinary tool for writing.
Please see my store for Art Burst - Museum lessons. These are power point lessons which encourage critical thinking and individual thought while analyzing a famous work of art. They are also simply presented (with discussion questions, answers, and step by step instructions provided for the presenter). You will be amazed at students' enthusiasm when asked to interpret a famous painting.
-Art Bursts adhere to the National Visual Arts Standards set forth by the NAEA.
-Art Bursts can also be supported as an International Baccalaureate lesson .Through discussion of the artwork, students are encouraged to think critically and challenge assumptions.