The Altruistic Academy of Art

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Art is learning to 'see' things. It has less to do with "what" you see, and more about "how" you see it.
 
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This is a Visual Arts Curriculum Guide for Grades 1 and 2 based on the expectations laid out in the Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum, Grades 1-8, The Arts. I have looked at each expectation and suggested lessons that will satisfy each and
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Other (Arts)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Professional Development
$25.00
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This is a Visual Arts Curriculum Guide for Grades 5 and 6 based on the expectations laid out in the Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum, Grades 1-8, The Arts. I have looked at each expectation and suggested lessons that will satisfy each and
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Other (Arts)
Grades:
5th, 6th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Professional Development
$25.00
12
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This is a Visual Arts Curriculum Guide for Grades 7 and 8 based on the expectations laid out in the Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum, Grades 1-8, The Arts. I have looked at each expectation and suggested lessons that will satisfy each and
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Other (Arts)
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Professional Development
$25.00
8
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This is a Visual Arts Curriculum Guide for Grades 3 and 4 based on the expectations laid out in the Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum, Grades 1-8, The Arts. I have looked at each expectation and suggested lessons that will satisfy each and
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Other (Arts)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Professional Development
$25.00
8
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This is a dramatic poetry reading for Remembrance Day services. There are two poems to be read separately at first, then lines of each are read alternatively, switching back and forth between each in dramatic fashion. It is truly wonderful and
Subjects:
Drama, Reading Strategies, Poetry
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, ...
Types:
Other, Scripts, Cultural Activities
$2.00
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This lesson borrows directly for Math Class: The Golden Ratio (1:1.618). It involves students making golden rectangles of various sizes/proportions, and arranging them in an interesting composition. The design may be further embellished by adding
Subjects:
Geometry, Visual Arts, Critical Thinking
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Thematic Unit Plans
$3.00
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
I have always tried to get my students to invent an original story to present as a Dramatic play in conjunction with the service for Remembrance Day. Here is one that stood out. It also includes a (possible) introduction that prompts the audience
Subjects:
Drama, Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Activities, Scripts, Cultural Activities
$5.00
2
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This lesson is meant for Middle school or higher. The concepts required for understanding are beyond most elementary minds. This unit involves using recycled materials on a flat surface, to make a visual composition in 3D, but not meant to be
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Engineering
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Activities
$3.00
1
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This is a detailed description of the Principles and Elements of Design, both visually and literally. It is meant as a handout, a resource guide for your students to keep in their sketchbooks or journals. You could hand out only one section at a
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Other (Arts), Critical Thinking
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, ...
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Minilessons
$8.00
2
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
Watercolour painting is very popular, yet is very difficult for the novice to learn. I have tried it. I have taught it, and I still find it mesmerizing. Watercolour involves the layering of colours, from background to foreground, and accounting for
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Critical Thinking
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Professional Development
$3.00
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
There are lots of lessons on how to draw linear perspective, be it 1-pt, 2-pt or even 5-pt. But I have NOT seen any that have dealt with drawing curves, circles or cylinders in 3D. So, here is how you do it. Based on the standard 1-pt.
Subjects:
Geometry, Visual Arts, Other (Arts)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, ...
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This is a drawing lesson for Figure study, with emphasis on using "gesture" and "contour" lines to capture the figure. It is based on the assumption that students have already acquired an understanding of human proportion, (intermediate grades or
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Critical Thinking
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Assessment
$3.00
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This lesson will have students demonstrate an ability to really "see" the object that they are to draw, by using one continuous, non-stop line that circumscribes the object before them, in this case, their shoe. The trick here is to have the
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Other (Arts), Critical Thinking
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Handouts
$3.00
1
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This is a large multi-faceted unit that encompasses over 20 lessons, incorporates all the principles and elements of design, and integrates with many other subject areas. Students will create and design a restaurant from the ground up, making art
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Business
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Projects, Thematic Unit Plans, Cultural Activities
$15.00
$12.00
1
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
Rather than rely on JUST the colours in the box, here is a method, a technique, for mixing and blending wax pencil crayons for making new colours plus tints and shades. Yes, there is a trick to it, here is how to do it. There are a couple of simple
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Other (Arts), Critical Thinking
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment
$3.00
4
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
We all recognize the work of 20th Century Modernist, Piet Mondrian. This unit borrows from his work directly. It is a 2D composition using only the primary colours plus black, squares and rectangles cut from construction paper and glued onto a
Subjects:
Geometry, Art History, Visual Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Thematic Unit Plans
$3.00
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
Caricature: A representation, especially pictorial or literary, in which the subject’s distinctive features or peculiarities are deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic or grotesque effect. Characterization: In art, a technique in which
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
1
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
This document includes definitions of related ceramics terms, a list of techniques for working with clay, and some suggestions for projects. Ceramics: (1) Objects made of clay and fired in a kiln. The term refers to functional and decorative
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Art History, Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, ...
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Cultural Activities
$3.00
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
Similar to my lesson "Elements of Design: Form and 3D", this lesson focuses more on the compositional arrangement of said geometric Math forms, meant to demonstrate several principles of design, such as balance, rhythm, proportion, unity, movement,
Subjects:
Geometry, Visual Arts, Critical Thinking
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Thematic Unit Plans, Assessment
$3.00
1
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By The Altruistic Academy of Art
Here is a BIG list of SHORT descriptions for more than 50 creative drawing activities. My extended version of the warm-up activities is available separately. Click here. Artist Warm-up Activities
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Other (Arts)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, ...
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
$3.00
1
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Taught in Public Elementary, Middle, and High Schools. Visual Arts Specialist, Given numerous workshops for teachers, served on the executive of the Ontario Society for Education through Art (OSEA), and taught all 3 Visual Arts Additional Qualification courses at OISE, UofT. Toronto Parks and Recreation Dept. Art classes. I have also focused on Drama and Dance, featuring special Remembrance Day services.

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