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

Lesson 8: What is Real and What is Not

Description of Project:
Students work collaboratively to create a mural featuring juxtaposed objects, figures, and setting.

Problem to Solve:
How can art create a psychological impact?

Student Understanding:
Arrangement of disparate objects in unexpected places can affect meaning and understanding.

Learning Standards:
Arts GLEs
1.1.1 Elements: Content and juxtaposition
1.2 Skills and techniques: Painting:collaboration and mural making
1.3 Applies art styles Describes
2 Applies an artistic process Creative: conceptualizes develops ideas and techniques, organizes arts elements, refines
3 Communicates through the arts Creates psychological impact

Common Core ELA
6.SL.1.b. Follow rules for collegial discussions, set specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
6.SL.1.c. Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under study


Related Examples

Washington Masterworks: from the Tacoma Art Museum

Photos courtesy of the Tacoma Art Museum.

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