Introduction to Art - Semester Long High School or Middle School Art Curriculum

Introduction to Art - Semester Long High School or Middle School Art Curriculum

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With an Elements and Principles of Art focus this course includes full lessons for each of the elements and principles of art, presentations, mini-lessons, worksheets, sub lessons and posters for your classroom. This full visual art curriculum includes a scope and sequence chart that explains how to implement and structure your high school art class, setting you and your students up for success. Perfect to use as a beginning high school art curriculum. 

It includes big ideas/key concepts and elements/principles of art covered, national visual arts standards, student activities, assessments and differentiation for lessons included in this curricula bundle.

This curricula includes everything you need to teach a full semester of high school art or year long course of middle school art. The lessons cover art history, drawing, collage, oil pastels, painting and sculpture. From an icebreaker to a culminating project, each lesson includes a detailed lesson plan based on national visual art standards, worksheets and presentations making teaching art easy. 

Included:

TEACHER MATERIALS:

  • Scope and Sequence chart detailing Lessons, Media, Concepts, Standards, Assessments and Differentiation for the 18 week high school course.
  • Full Materials List
  • Course Syllabus (as Bonus File)
  • 12 Detailed Lesson plans with national standards, big ideas, essential questions, supplies, goals, objectives, step-by-step instructions and vocabulary that cover drawing, collage, oil pastels, painting and sculpture.
  • 12 Editable Rubrics as Student Self-Evaluations
  • Assessment as written Analysis (Intro to Kandinsky)
  • 17 Presentations
  • Art Exhibition, Portfolio and Reflection Guidelines
  • 54 Mini-Lessons on Elements of Art and Principles of Design
  • 36 Informational Worksheets on the Elements of Art and Principles of Design
  • (90 Worksheets Total)

These informational sheets and mini-lessons can be used for building knowledge throughout the semester, as homework or as sub lessons. See exact contents below.

CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

  • Course Syllabus (as bonus file)
  • Entire Scope and Sequence of Course
  • Art Exhibition Guidelines
  • Student interest survey and Icebreaker

-INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF ART

o Elements and Principles of Art Presentation

o Interactive Elements and Principles of Art Notebook Page

o Color Scheme Name Tags Full Lesson Plan and Presentation

INK AND COLLAGE:

o Emotion of Line Mini-Compositions Full Lesson Plan and Presentation

o Shape and Emphasis Mini-Compositions Full Lesson Plan and Presentation

DRAWING:

o Observational Drawing Full Lesson Plan, Presentation and Video Demonstrations

o Portrait Drawing Full Lesson Plan and Presentation

o Worksheets on How to Grid

o Worksheets on Line, Value and Texture

PAINTING:

o Abstract Watercolor Exploration Full Lesson Plan, Presentation and Video Demonstration

o Color Wheel Motif Full Lesson Plan and Presentation

o Doodle Landscape Full Lesson Plan and Presentation

o Introduction to Acrylic Paint Presentation

o Worksheets of Color, Color Schemes and Value Mini-Lessons

 

SCULPTURE:

o Panty Hose Wire Sculptures Full Lesson Plan and Presentation

o Art History Cards and Presentation

o Worksheets on Form

 

CHALK AND OIL PASTELS:

o Art from Music Full Lesson Plan and Presentation

o Introduction to Kandinsky Presentation and notes

o Abstract Oil Pastel Composition Full Lesson Plan and Presentation

 MIXED MEDIA:

o Exploring Limits in Creativity - Tea Bag Art Full Lesson Plan and Presentation

ART EXHIBITION, REFLECTION AND ART PORTFOLIO:

o Final Project Guidelines Packet (8 Worksheets)

CRITIQUE SHEETS:

o Classroom Critique Worksheet

o Peer Critique Worksheet

o Written Critique Worksheet

o Definition sheets for the Elements and Principles of Art and Design

ELEMENTS OF ART WORKSHEETS IN DETAIL: 

COLOR:

5 Printable worksheet activities

3 Informational Color Sheets (Color Wheel, Color Schemes and Tints and Shades)

2 Keys

Tints and Shades and Intensity Worksheet

Color Schemes Worksheet (Primary, Secondary, Warm and Cool, Complementary, Analogous and Split Complements

Color Wheel Worksheet

Color and Emotion Worksheet

Color Designs based on Color Schemes worksheet

FORM:

Element of Form Informational Sheet with examples

Vase activity sheet, create form with lines and value + Key

Forms activity sheet, create form using value

 LINE

2 Informational sheets on Line (or keys)

5 Line activity worksheets

3 Keys for activities

Organic and Geometric Lines worksheet

Lines in drawing: Blind contour, Contour and Cross Contour worksheet

The power of repeating lines worksheet (9 designs)

Large version of one of the power of repeating lines worksheet

Emotion of line worksheet

VALUE

Informational Sheet on Drawing tools and materials

Value Worksheet with blended scale, cross-hatched scale and sphere

Abstract Composition exercise for students to practice blending

A key for each of the above worksheets is included.

SPACE and COMPOSITION

Element of Space Worksheet with examples of 6 ways to create the illusion of space

Positive and Negative Space worksheet with Notan how-to sheet with examples

Composition sheet with examples of Rule of Thirds, Framing, Focal Point, Leading Create a composition key

Space worksheet for students to demonstrate knowledge of how to create the illusion of space

Student Notan Activity sheets (white and black box)

Composition worksheet for students to practice rules of composition

Blank Create a Composition Sheet with questions

SHAPE

Organic and Geometric Shapes - Students create a design for each

Tangram activity - Students cut out tangram shapes, trace and color their designs.

Shapes to 3-D Forms worksheet - Students create forms from 3 shapes

Henri Matisse worksheet - Students critique the shapes found in his piece "Beasts of the Sea"

Organic and Geometric Collage - In the manner of Matisse students create their own collage using shapes.

Plus and answer key for each of the 5 worksheets

TEXTURE

Element of Texture Informational Sheet with examples

Create textures student activity based on informational sheet

Texture activity for students to create their own textures + key

Rubbing, then draw that rubbing activity sheet + key

 

PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN WORKSHEETS IN DETAIL:

RHYTHM:

Principle of Rhythm information sheet

Creating three types of Rhythm: Regular, Flowing and Progressive worksheet

Creating rhythm through Zentangle pattern sheet 1

Creating rhythm through Zentangle pattern sheet 2

Creating rhythm through Zentangle patterns sheet 3

PATTERN:

Principle of Pattern information worksheet

Principle of pattern worksheet for students to complete

(Create pattern through line, shape, color and a combination of elements)

Grid pattern worksheet with 2x2, 3x3 and 4x4 grids and a grayscale example pattern

Grid pattern worksheet with 2x2, 3x3 and 4x4 grids and a color example pattern

Students re-create their favorite pattern onto final grid paper.

Printable grid sheet

UNITY:

Principle of Unity information worksheet and short answer

Discussion sheet based on poster examples

Principle of unity poster examples, fill in the blank worksheet

Student unity design worksheet

(Create unity through color, shape, size/proximity, combination of color and shape)

Students re-create their favorite designs using collage.

BALANCE:

Principle of Balance information worksheet with examples and definitions

Principle of balance poster examples, fill in the blank worksheet

Student balance design worksheet

Mandala worksheet with starter shapes

Blank mandala worksheet

MOVEMENT:

Principle of Movement information worksheet with examples and definitions

Principle of movement line design worksheet

Op Art worksheet with structure

Op Art worksheet with basic structure

Make a mobile link and example sheet

CONTRAST/VARIETY

Principles of Contrast/Variety information worksheet with examples and definitions

Creating contrast/variety through value, color, shape and line worksheet

Creating emphasis through contrast

Creating contrast through color, Kandinsky worksheet

RHYTHM:

Principle of Rhythm information sheet

Creating three types of Rhythm: Regular, Flowing and Progressive worksheet

Creating rhythm through Zentangle pattern sheet 1

Creating rhythm through Zentangle pattern sheet 2

Creating rhythm through Zentangle patterns sheet 3

SUB LESSONS:

SUB BINDER

 

 

Visual Art: Creating:

Demonstrate willingness to experiment, innovate, and take risks to pursue ideas, forms, and meanings that emerge in the process of art-making or designing.

Demonstrate persistence in developing skills with various materials, methods, and approaches in creating works of art or design.

Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art.

personal responses to art.

 

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