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

Lesson 9: Rhythm and Repetition

Description of Project:
Students repeat art elements in a central image and in a border to create rhythm in works of art.

Problem to Solve:
How is rhythm established in visual art and language?

Student Understanding:
Students repeat art elements in a central image and in a border to create rhythm in works of art.

Learning Standards:
Visual Art 
1.1.a Brainstorm collaboratively multiple approaches to an art or design problem.

1.2.a Mark art or design with various materials and tools to explored 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.

2.2.a Demonstrate safe procedures for using and cleaning art tools, equipment, and studio spaces.

2.3.a Repurpose objects to make something new.

3.a Refine and complete artistic work.

8.a Interpret art by identifying the mood suggested by a work of art and describing relevant subject matter and characteristics of form.

Common Core ELA
2.SL.2 Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
2.RL.4. Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

Related Examples

Washington Masterworks: from Washington State Arts Commission

Instructional Video