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Jean-Marie Galing

Art Resource Teacher
Fairfax County Public Schools
Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)
Teacher/Educator, Curriculum Developer
Visual Arts, Arts :

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Houses

<p>Images support learning in first grade "Dream House for My Family" lesson. For architecture puzzle activity, print selected images and cut them into pieces that focus on parts of the building. Allow table groups to work together to reassemble the house image and name the parts of the house. </p><p>Discuss images of model houses to introduce the lesson challenge: <em>Create a 3-dimensional model of a dream house for your family.</em></p>
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Landscapes

<p>Choose several images to compare/contrast in terms of location, season, and/or style. Discuss why artists may choose to depict a particular place.</p><p>Formal analysis for elementary students: identify foreground, middle ground and background; describe how size and placement of objects and use of overlapping contribute to the illusion of depth. </p><p>Formal analysis for secondary students: describe color harmonies; identify focal point; find examples of one-point, two point, and atmospheric perspective. </p>
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Celebrate Good Times

<p>Images support second grade collage lesson. Choose an image that connects to a poem read to students (from <em>Celebrate American in Poetry in Art,</em> edited by Nora Panzer). Use questioning to describe and analyze the artwork: </p><ul><li>"What do you see?" </li><li>"What is happening here? </li><li><span></span>"What clues make you think that?"</li><li> "What else is happening in this image?" </li></ul><p>Ask students to take a minute to think of a personal experience that this image reminds them of, then turn to a partner and share. This prepares them for the next step, which is to visualize a favorite community celebration and sketch in preparation for making a collage.</p>
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Superheroes

<p>Look at some of these super heroes and discuss:<br /></p><p></p><ul><li>Physical traits/personality traits</li><li>Pose or gesture of the hero</li><li>How did the artist exaggerate something to symbolize the hero's traits or abilities?</li></ul><p>If you could be a super hero, what talent or ability would you use in a SUPER way? How would you show it in a drawing? <br /></p><p></p><p></p>
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Artist Books

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Play

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Community Neighborhoods

<p>Images support learning in art lessons about the big idea of Community. Compare/contrast urban, suburban, and rural communities. What do all communities have in common?</p><p>Activity: Print selected images on 8.5" x 11" card stock and laminate. Cut each image into several pieces. Number the backs of the pieces and place in a zip-lock bag with the same number. </p><p>Each student receives a puzzle piece and must work with their small group to re-assemble the image. Then make a list of clues about the community depicted. As each group shares their lists, the teacher records responses. Duplicate responses get a tally mark next to the word. </p><p>Teacher can then lead a discussion about what makes a community and help students make connections to similarities with their own local community.</p>
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Georgia O'Keeffe

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William H. Johnson

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Woodcut Portraits

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Medallions

<p>Work with a partner or partners to analyze each object:</p> <ul><li>What do you think the symbols mean?</li><li>Are there words that help describe it?</li><li>What patterns can you find?</li><li>Does the design show bilateral symmetry, radial symmetry, or is it asymmetrical?</li></ul><p>ART MAKING CHALLENGE: Design a medallion to commemorate something important to you. Some possibilities:</p><p></p><ul><li>An accomplishment</li><li>A special event you participated in</li><li>A family tradition</li><li>A personal interest</li></ul><p>The final artwork could be a drawing, painting, collage, clay slab, or foil repousse.</p><p></p>
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Coil Baskets

<p>Baskets can be both functional and decorative. Choose an image and make guesses based on what you see:</p> <ul><li>What materials were used to make the basket?</li><li>What do you think it was used for?</li><li>What process did the artist use to make the basket?</li><li>Where do you think the basket is from?</li></ul><p>Check the info tab to learn more.<br /></p>
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