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

Lesson 7: Multiple Views in Columns

Description of Project:
Students sculpt a clay composition in a 3-dimensional column.

Problem to Solve:
How does 3-dimensional sculpture create multiple points of view?

Student Understanding:
Consideration and representation of a form in three dimensions can create interest from multiple points of view.

Learning Standards:
Arts GLEs
1.1.1 Elements: 3-D forms, texture
1.1.2 Principles of Organization: Unity
1.2 Skills and techniques: Clay sculpture: subtractive
2 Applies an artistic process Creative: Creative: conceptualizes develops ideas and techniques, organizes arts elements, refines
4 Makes connections across arts, other disciplines: Reflects culture and history

Common Core ELA
6.W.2.b. Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
6.W.2.d. Use precise language and domain specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.


Related Examples

Washington Masterworks: from the Tacoma Art Museum and the City of Redmond

Photos courtesy of the Tacoma Art Museum and the City of Redmond.

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