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Art Skills for Life

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Family and Consumer Science Rubric***Updated to Easel in 2021This is a three-page bundle of a Food Sciences Behaviour Expectations Description, a Food Sciences Lab Rubric, and a Food Sciences Recipe Assessment page . Set the standards in your class
Subjects:
Life Skills, Classroom Management, Cooking
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Rubrics, Handouts, Assessment
$4.50
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HERBS AND SPICES - Lessons, Review and Quiz****See the Herbs and Spices PowerPoint Video PreviewAlso available in Herbs and Spices Bundle.Teach your students the difference between herbs and spices with this 56-page PowerPoint presentation.
Subjects:
Life Skills, Cooking, Health
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, PowerPoint Presentations, Other
$8.00
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Art - Picasso's Blue Period ProjectAfter studying Picasso and understanding what his Blue Period was, students will brain storm current situations which could lead to similar feelings of sadness. Students will create a painting using a
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Projects
$5.00
11
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Make Optical Art using pencils, lines and a technique of adding light and dark values to create an optical illusion of curves and form.See the Op Art Video PreviewThis 20-page PowerPoint includes a time-lapse of creating the finished project.
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Rubrics, PowerPoint Presentations
$5.00
11
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I learned how to make Celtic Knots when I belonged to a Calligraphy Guild. I typically present this to my grade tens. After learning how to make Celtic Knots, the techniques progress to an Illuminated Initials or Batik assignment. I presented
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Art History, Visual Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
$5.00
10
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This PowerPoint is the perfect way to teach your students about the potential health and safety concerns regarding art materials. Present this at the beginning of your course and know that you have covered this very important knowledge base. A
Subjects:
For All Subjects, Visual Arts, Health
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff, 6th, 7th
Types:
Posters, For Principals & Administrators, Teacher Manuals
$5.00
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Art - Monochromatic Color Scheme WorksheetUse this worksheet for students to practice mixing tints and shades of one color to create a monochromatic color scheme. This is a great exercise when introducing Picasso's Blue Period Project. Students
Subjects:
Visual Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Minilessons
$2.00
6
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Specialty Soups - Three Worksheets1. Word Search2. Match Ingredients to Soup3. Match Country of Origin to SoupSoups: AvgolemonoBinignitBorschtBouillabaiseCock-a-leekieGazpachoGoulashGumboMinestroneMisoMulligatawnyScotch BrothVichyssoiseWor
Subjects:
Life Skills, Cooking, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$3.25
6
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Make masks! Using plaster impregnated gauze, create masks that fit students perfectly. This is a two-for-one project - a plaster mask which can be finished on its own, and a clay mask which will be pressed inside the plaster mask to make a
Subjects:
Visual Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, PowerPoint Presentations
$5.00
6
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Everything you need to teach dry point etching as a printmaking unit. This is a 30-page PowerPoint of instructions, prescribed learning outcomes, lesson plan, examples, history, and assessment rubrics. This is a complete presentation. All you
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Unit Plans, PowerPoint Presentations
$5.00
1
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This lesson is for teachers who have previous clay experience and know the basics of pinch, coil, and slab building. Included is a two-week unit including various hand building projects in very descriptive terms which you would expand with your
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Rubrics
$5.00
3
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Photography 101 - Terms and VocabularyPhotography students should know vocabulary and terms which apply to their digital cameras and computer image programs.This is a great offering to teach, review, and summarize terms and vocabulary you want your
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Other
$3.25
3
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By Art Skills for Life
Three Herbs and Spices Word SearchesThree word searches included. Answer keys included. Please have a look at the preview provided above. This is a great addition to the Herbs and Spices PowerPoint Or better yet, in the Herbs and Spices Bundle!My
Subjects:
Cooking, Health, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
$3.25
5
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Happy 150th Birthday Canada! I have created a word search of the Canadian National Parks, an internet search worksheet with information every Canadian student should know about the National Parks of Canada and a Canada Gray Jay worksheet. You
Subjects:
Canadian History, Geography, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Research
$1.50
11
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Batik is yet another unique example of creative expression. If you have cotton, wax and dye, you can do this unit! Included are links to "how to" sites that can walk you through the process, a 30-question worksheet with blanks to fill in as you
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Other (Arts)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Other
$3.50
3
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This lesson will take two to three classes to show the documentary, write the quiz, complete the quotes page and research images on the web-sites suggested. Your own knowledge and discussion with your class may extend this further. The quiz
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities, Research
$3.50
2
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Diet and NutritionThis is a unit for understanding the connection between Nutrition, Diet and Health. With so many fad diets on the market, students need to understand what is healthy and what is not, and why not!Topics CoveredModern Diets – Fads or
Subjects:
Life Skills, Cooking, Health
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Research
$6.00
1
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By Art Skills for Life
Herbs and Spices BUNDLEIncludes:HERBS AND SPICES POWERPOINT - 56 slidesHERBS AND SPICES WORD SEARCHES - three puzzlesSave when you buy as a bundle! This also includes an Easel Quiz.Herbs and Spices PowerPoint - Lessons, Review and QuizSee the Herbs
Subjects:
Life Skills, Cooking, Health
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
$11.25
$9.50
Bundle
By Art Skills for Life
I have had students update Grant Wood's "American Gothic" for years. The use of symbolism is paramount!This 5-page PDF document includes:Learning Targets - knowledge, reasoning, skills, product and disposition.Self Assessment Rubrics - Formative
Subjects:
Visual Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Rubrics, Assessment
$4.00
3
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By Art Skills for Life
This is an EDITABLE PowerPoint Digital 2019-2020 Day Book, with Visual Art examples to get you started. There are 77 pages, including Health and Safety, a Course Outline, Semester Plans, Prescribed Learning Outcomes, Unit Plans, Lesson Plans,
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Instructional Technology, Visual Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Staff, 4th, 5th, 6th, ...
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Teacher Manuals, PowerPoint Presentations
$6.50
3
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