I absolutely love creating and/or personalizing new-to-me Visual Art Integration Lessons; for real. I get so excited when a colleague challenges me to include something new and/or another subject into my practice. I've found that the process of pushing myself to be inclusive of new ideas, subjects, and concepts makes my lessons more interesting, more rigorous,… Continue reading Monsters Love Colors Visual Art Integration Lesson Plan
Above is my exemplar inspired by Jeanette Carlstrom's "House in the Hills"Standardized Testing week begins for my school next week and lasts for five days. I'm already feeling bad for the students who will spend at least 1/2 the school day bent over a test. I know when they come to Art they will be… Continue reading Lesson Plan: Doodle Houses for Testing Week
I have SO enjoyed the give and take of sharing lessons back and forth with all of you. I've continued to write out all of my lesson plans (I've gotten down to a science, y'all!). And man, no my LP library is big. I can't believe how many lessons (that are my own) that I… Continue reading Lesson Plan Wednesday: Color Theory, Op-Art Hands
This is a great review project for color theory and line weight. My 6th graders had to choose a complementary, analogous, or triadic color scheme, design an abstract design using thick and thin lines, and color using markers.