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Family Letters: Now in Spanish!

The family letter for each lesson is now available in Spanish. You’ll find a PDF ready to download and print … Continue reading

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Art Lessons in the Classroom Instructional Videos

The Art Lessons in the Classroom instructional videos feature teaching artist Meredith Essex demonstrating techniques in paint, clay, printmaking, and … Continue reading

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Summer updates completed: CCSS and Masterworks for each lesson!

Now you can find the related Masterworks and Common Core State Standards on the page for each individual lesson, here … Continue reading

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Additional Resources Coming Soon: A Field Trip in the Classroom

By the end of 2011, you will be able to show your students examples from Washington artists of the styles … Continue reading

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Lesson 10: Appropriation and Persuasion

Description of Project: Students collect examples and write to examine appropriated imagery. Problem to Solve: How does appropriation of historical … Continue reading

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Lesson 9: Ideas and Synthesis

Description of Project: Students apply a formal written responding process to a work of art. (Teach in multiple sessions.) Problem … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Lesson 6: Playing with Scale

Description of Project: Students work collaboratively to create a 3-dimensional planar sculpture. Problem to Solve: How can changing scale change … Continue reading

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Lesson 5: Views in Architecture

Description of Project: Students draw an elevation design to show a particular view of a building. (Teach in multiple sessions.) … Continue reading

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