“Art Lessons in the Classroom”: ArtsEd Washington Curriculum Portal

Lesson 1: Lines for Interiors – A Series of Views

Description of Project:
Students draw a series of sketchbook entries of interior settings.

Problem to Solve:
How can lines give specific information about interior spaces?

Student Understanding:
Recording exterior contour and interior details describes specific objects and spaces.

Learning Standards:
Visual Arts
1.2.a Make art or design with various materials and tools to explores personal interests, questions, and curiosity.

2.1.a Experiment with various materials and tools to explore personal interests in a work of art or design.

3.a Discuss and reflect with peers about choices made in creating artwork.

7.1.a Perceive and describe the aesthetic characteristics of one’s natural work and constructed environments.

9.a Used learned art vocabulary to express preferences about the artwork.

10.a Create works of art about events in home, school, or community life.

Common Core ELA
2.W.8. Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
2.L.1.e Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
2.L.5.a. Identify real-life connections between words and their use.

Related Examples

Washington Masterworks: from the Seattle Art Museum and the Tacoma Art Museum

Photos courtesy of the Seattle Art Museum and the Tacoma Art Museum.

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