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You Might Remember This Movie Quiz #52

These still pictures remind me of a motion picture. Which one? Click the question mark and take the quiz to see. Click each question to enlarge.

Smithsonian Movie Quiz
7
 

Jumping In Lesson

This collection was created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's 2016 Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute.

The Jumping In lesson helps students to use their creativity in different ways using their five senses (see, hear, touch, taste, and smell). Students will use following sentence starter to help direct students' thinking..

I see, I hear, I touch, I smell, and I taste

The activity can help to exercises their....

Imagination

Creative Writing

Focusing on key details

Asking and answering What, Where, When, When, and How questions

Intro to poetry

Expressive Language

The Jumping In lesson is a great way to start poetry and integrating Social Studies and Science. The activity can be done as a whole group discussion, partner work, or independently.

Maria Menjivar
3
 

Compare and Contrast: Tecumseh

Comparing two different images of Tecumseh and how they shape our understanding of him as an individual
Maretta Krista
5
 

The Valentine Dress from the Outwin Collection

This lesson plan and its extensions are designed to facilitate students' observations of art and then extend to an essay writing assignment. A follow-up writing unit will follow when my sophomores will write a memoir in which they incorporate their own growing up experiences and memories of hurt, frustration, loneliness, joy, and discovery. The best of these products will be submitted to the Scholastic Writing contest and will follow the word count/formatting guidelines dictated by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards: http://www.artandwriting.org/.

This collection was created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's 2016 Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute.

TAGS: #NPGteach ; portrait; National Portrait Gallery
Jennifer Seavey
12
 

What makes an astronomer?

Compare and Contrast the careers of Neil deGrasse Tyson and Neil Armstrong.

This collection was created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's 2016 Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute.

Tags: #NPGteach; portrait; National Portrait Gallery
Sheri Fisher
8
 

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

In our 4th grade classroom, we have something called Friday Biographies. As part of our humanities and global studies school wide program, students learn about people they do not generally know who have made significant contributions to our country, society, and/or history. The subjects tend to be women and minorities. I used this Learning Lab to create an introduction to Elizabeth Cady Stanton using different ways of looking at a portrait and the thinking routine,, "I used to think..., but now I think..." before our reading of Elizabeth Leads the Way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Right to Vote. This collection was created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's 2016 Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute.
TAGS: #NPGteach, portrait, learning to look, National Portrait Gallery
jacobi
6
 

Cheaper by the Dozen "Jumping In"

This collection was created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's 2016 Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute.

In this activity students will use the "Jumping In" artful thinking strategy to foster understanding of sensory language. The students will be prompted to visualize themselves within the frame as a means to become more deeply engaged with the artwork. The objective is to be able to notice details, think creatively, and use descriptive language in written composition.

TAGS: #NPGteach, portrait, learning to look, National Portrait Gallery, Descriptive Language, Writing Prompts, Memory, Family,

Jessica Hicks
5
 

Beginning of Year - Self-Portraits (Lincoln's Masks)

This is a beginning/end of the year self-portrait project created with first graders in mind. Students will create plaster masks to commemorate the start of first grade, that are filled, surrounded and suspended with items that represent who they are. In progress

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Tags: self-identity; community building; Art; family; National Portrait Gallery
Alicia Ronquillo
10
 

Learning to Look_Steel

This collection was created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's 2016 Learning to Look Summer Institute.
Tags: #NPGteach; portrait; National Portrait Gallery
Betsy Steel
10
 

Andy Warhol, Self Portrait, 1966

Grade Level: 7-8

Students will discuss and explore American Pop artist Andy Warhol and his role as a iconic figure in the Pop art movement of the 60's.
Students will be introduced to the printmaking process and create a self portrait using a posterized photograph with a reduction printmaking technique.

Background Biography:

Born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, PA. Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a pivitol figure in the visual art movement of the 1960's known as Pop Art.
Warhol graduated HS in 1945 from The University of Pittsburgh in hopes of becoming an art teacher.
He changed his path attending Carnegie Institute of Technology where he studies commercial art.
He earned a BFA in pictorial design in 1949and soon after began his career in magazine illustration/advertising.
His commercial art background also involved
innovative techniques for image making and printmaking techniques.
His artistic expression developed using these techniques for his images.
Warhol used everyday consumer objects as subjects and focused on mass produced commercial goods in his paintings. in 1962 he exhibited his now-iconic Cambell's soup cans.
Other famous works depicted Coca-Cola bottles, hamburgers and vacuum cleaners.
Warhol also painted self-portraits and celebrity
portraits in vivd colors. His most famous include Marilyn Monroe, Mick Jagger, and Elvis Presley.
He also received hundreds of commissions for portraits from various celebrities including Michael Jackson. His portrait "Eight Elvis's" eventually sold for $100 million in 2008, making it one of the most valuable paintings in world history.
Warhol created this self portrait for a 1966 exhibition at the Leo Castelli Gallery at which the artist announced his (supposed) retirement from painting, Andy Warhol's self-portrait, is an offset lithograph based on a photograph by an unknown maker, pictures the artist with his face deeply in shadow. The print's mechanical appearance and manufacture further disguises evidence of Warhol's presence as an artist. The artist has even relegated his signature to the back of the work, rendering it invisible to most viewers. Warhol's choice of a silver background distances him from the viewer. Implicit in the metallic background-which recalls Warhol's famous pronouncement, "I want to be a machine"-are references to his studio, known as the Factory

URL: http://npg.si.edu/object/npg_NPG.2002.357
Type: Image
Source: National Portrait Gallery
Creator: Andy Warhol, 6 Aug 1928 - 22 Feb 1987
Keywords: Poster, Self-portrait, Andy Warhol: Visual Arts\Artist, Andy Warhol: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker, Andy Warhol: Communications\Publisher\Magazine, Andy Warhol: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter, Andy Warhol: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator, Andy Warhol: Performing Arts\Filmmaker, Portrait

Name:
Sitter: Andy Warhol, 6 Aug 1928 - 22 Feb 1987


Activity

1. Students will begin by taking a computer photograph of themselves and posterizing the image in photoshop creating 3 different values of white, grey and black.
2. Students will transfer the image to soft cut linoleum with transfer paper.
3. The 3 value areas will be marked to specify
areas to be carved.
4. Review proper carving, safety and inking procedure.
5. Using gauge tool, carve away all of the white areas which will not be printed.
6. Choose 1 color of ink, add white to create a tint (lighter).
7. Demonstrate printing process.
8. Make a test print (proof) to check for any corrections.
9. Make a series of 8-10 prints.
10. Next, carve away all of the grey areas, leaving only the black areas.
11. Choose a darker shade of the same color ink
and print over existing prints. Be sure to line up the prints for good registration.
12. Pull prints. Dry on rack.
13. Sign prints with Edition Number, Title and Name.
14. Students will do a group critique of prints and experience.

This collections created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's 2016 Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute.
Judith Park
9
 

Selfies Back Then... and Now - Selfies de Antes y de Ahora

Selfies Back Then... and Now - Selfies de Antes y de Ahora

This collection was produced by Marcela Velikovsky and Whitfield Mastin from Bullis School, and Vicky Masson from Sheridan School, in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery’s 2016 Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute.
TAGS: #NPGteach, portrait, learning to look, National Portrait Galleryduring the Summer Institute "Learning to Look" at the National Portrait Gallery in 2016.

This project is based on the work by José Gómez Sicre. We want to guide students in their understanding of the work, José Gómez Sicre and José Clemente Orozco, by utilizing reading portrait strategies and an extension exercise in which they create their own selfie. Students are exposed to many tools that allow them to access and evaluate information and a diverse perspective that are available through art and the cultures it represents. This project integrates a number of techniques that allow students to gain a more in depth understanding of the Latin American culture.
Maria Velikovsky
3
 

Selfies de antes y de ahora / Selfies Back Then... And Now

Selfies de antes y de ahora



Esta coleccion fue producida en colaboracion por Marcela Velikovsky y Whitfield Mastin de Bullis School, y Vicky Masson de Sheridan School, conjuntamente con el Learning to Look Teacher Institute 2016 de la National Portrait Gallery.



En este proyecto, los estudiantes primero usan estrategias de lectura de retratos, rutinas de pensamiento y rutinas de pensamiento global como guia para describir y analizar un autorretrato de Jose Gomez Sicre y Jose Clemente Orozco. Luego, los estudiantes aplican esas estrategias para crear su propio selfie y para observar, discutir e interpretar el de sus pares.



Esta coleccion incluye el plan de clase y las actividades de aprendizaje que los docentes pueden usar como guia. Tambien incluye ideas para utilizar en forma interdisciplinaria.



Para la version en ingles, visite la coleccion Selfies Back Then And Now



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Tags: Spanish; español; portrait; National Portrait Gallery; visual thinking; artful thinking; thinking routines; global thinking routines; Latin America Art; José Clemente Orozco; José Gómez Sicre; Spanish

Vicky Masson
2
 

Textured Portraits

Students will analyze portraits for the message or expression communicated through portraits with exceptional texture. Contributing to a discussion with the 30 second look, students will look at an image from the 2016 Outwin exhibit to look deeper and explore and infer the artist's intent and interpret meaning. Students will utilize previously made photobooth self-portraits to begin exploration of Photoshop filters. Each student will create a new and originally produced textured portrait. Further extensions to analyze portraits include: conversation extender and contrast and compare. #NPGteach
Jennifer Fox
16
 

The Four Justices

My objectives in this lesson are threefold. The first is for students to understand what is a portrait and what is a group portrait. The second objective is for them to be able to recognize the difference between a painting and a photograph. Third I want them to be able to create a group portrait that depicts them in the future in a sucessful job or career. This collection was created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's 2016 Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute. #NPGteach:Portrait;NationalPortraitGallery;

Tags: #NPGteach:Portrait;National Portrait Gallery;
Fylis Peckham
7
 

Migration at the U.S.-Mexico Border

This activity helps students consider the human experience of migration by analyzing a portrait using "jumping in" strategies to describe the sensory experience; answering a series of guided questions to interpret the portrait before and after reading the informational text about the artist and portrait; and finally, reading relevant articles about migration at the US-Mexican border and using academic vocabulary to describe the push and pull factors at play and other characteristics of this example of migration.

This collection was created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery’s 2016 Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute.
TAGS: #NPGteach, portrait, learning to look, National Portrait Gallery

The collection was originally intended for use in Human Geography, specifically the unit on Population Demographics and Migration.

As this collection description is directed toward teachers, the collection itself is written and structured for student use and could be completed independently, in a group classroom setting and/or online.
Kristin Kowalew
4
 

Alison Bechdel

Lehrer's multi-media portrait of acclaimed cartoonist and graphic novelist , Alison Bechdel, is an engaging image. I envision that it could help facilitate a lively discussion and inspire an exploration of self-identity with students at the secondary level in the visual as well as the language arts.

Riva Lehrer's interest in figuration and portraiture stems from living with a visible and significant disability. "Being stared at, and looking back, has colored my work for twenty years. Most of my collaborators have been people with impairments, visible or not. Some have no impairments but qualify for other reasons. We start with long interviews, in order to get a strong narrative sense of the relationship between their body and their life." Lehrer started this portrait of graphic novelist Alison Bechdel while Bechdel was working on Are You My Mother, a follow-up to her memoir, Fun Home. Bechdel provided a full-scale drawing of her mother, which Lehrer then transferred onto paper with blue acrylic. Lehrer says the portrait "grew out of discussions about being haunted by a lost parent, and [the awareness] that one's mother is the ultimate mirror of the self for a daughter."

Alison Bechdel (the sitter)
Riva Lehrer (the artist)
Chicago, IL
2011
Charcoal, mixed media, and 3-D collage on paper
Sandy Hindin Stone
Tammy French
1
 

Harlem Renaissance: Langston Hughes and Jacob Lawrence

A compare/contrast of Langston Hughes and Jacob Lawrence, integral figures in the Harlem Renaissance. Created as part of the Learning to Look Summer Teaching Institute at the National Portrait Gallery.

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Inez Koberg
4
 

The Face of Feminism

Who gets to be the face of a movement?

Created for the National Portrait Gallery Learning to Look Summer Institute, 2016 #NPGteach #BecauseOfHerStory

Rachel Slezak
4
 

Angles in Motion

Students will first observe the portrait of Martha Graham, and figure out who she is based on what it communicates about her. Then the observation of the angles in her pose will help students create a scale drawing of this piece. This activity combines thinking routines about looking at a portrait with the mathematical concepts of angles and scale.

Created for the National Portrait Gallery Learning to Look Summer Institute, 2016 #NPGteach
Rachel Slezak
7
 

You Might Remember This Movie Quiz Question #53

These still pictures remind me of a motion picture. Which one? Click the question mark and take the quiz to see. Click each picture to enlarge.

Smithsonian Movie Quiz
5
 

Water Life Cycle

Earth and Space Resources
Daniel Huffman
7
 

Earth

Team Science Year 3
LaDonna Williams-Hunt
7
 

Earth and Space

Resources for Earth and Space
Rachel Logan
8
 

Solar System

Information about the solar system
Kelly Anderson
7
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