Introduction to Visual Art 2: High School Middle School Art Curriculum

Introduction to Visual Art 2: High School Middle School Art Curriculum

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Teaching art is hard enough without budget challenges, and yet middle and high school art teachers are constantly faced with limited budgets! This curriculum is built with an emphasis on drawing in graphite, colored pencils, and ink, making it an affordable way to teach an introduction to art course. What's more, these lessons are still super fun and engaging, and will give every student the chance to be successful.

This is my SECOND Middle School/High School Art curriculum and it is packed with lifelong tools based on the Elements and Principles of Art. It includes everything you need to run your Middle or High School Art class. Highly organized, it includes a full Scope & Sequence chart, Visual Timeline, Bell Ringers for the full semester, Engaging Lessons with Demonstration Videos, and Google-friendly Presentations. Literally, everything you need to teach a middle or high school beginning art class is inside!

Students will love these unintimidating lessons that teach the basics of drawing, color mixing, and creativity! You will love the limited supply list and how easy it is to teach. This is a comprehensive curriculum that is perfect for any visual arts classroom. Looking for traditional art lessons only? Check out this Secondary lesson bundle!

Included:

TEACHER MATERIALS:

  • Scope and Sequence chart detailing Lessons, Media, Concepts, Standards, Assessments, and Differentiation for the 18-week high school course.
  • 4 Units
  • 15+ Projects that cover the Elements & Principles of Art, Drawing in Graphite, Drawing in Colored Pencil, Watercolor & Acrylic Paint.
  • Yearlong Middle School/Semester Long High School Curriculum
  • 14 Fully Narrated Demonstration Videos
  • Elements of Art Worksheets & Mini Lessons
  • Principles of Design Worksheets & Mini Lessons
  • Student Self-Evaluations for every project
  • Art Exhibition, Portfolio, and Reflection Guidelines
  • BELL RINGER SLIDES AND WORKBOOKS
  • SUB BINDER AND SUB LESSONS

CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

  • Visual Timeline
  • 18 Weeks of Bell Ringers with Workbook Companions
  • Editable Sub Binder & 12 Sub Lessons
  • Entire Scope and Sequence of Course
  • Art Exhibition Guidelines
  • Student interest survey and Icebreaker

The scope and sequence chart explains how to implement and structure your high school art class, setting you and your students up for success.

WHAT TEACHERS HAVE SAID ABOUT MY ORIGINAL INTRO TO ART CURRICULUM:

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"THIS IS AN AMAZING RESOURCE! Thank you so much. I'm planning for the year and I can't stress how helpful this material is. Great, great, resource! This resource is well worth the money. Do yourself a favor and lean on this for years of material. One of the things I struggle with is having related material for students who finish early to work on. There are so many worksheets included that can be given to students when finished working on other projects. Highly, highly recommend!" - Jennifer C.

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"First-year art teacher here! This bundle was a lifesaver!! Every single piece of resource is beautifully & neatly put together. Super organized and well thought out! I can tell that countless hours were spent making this wonderful art bundle. All the powerpoints, demo videos, and lesson plans are great and were such a BIG help! Thank you, thank you & thank you, again!!" - Jonie F.

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"This curriculum set is both engaging and thorough with enough wiggle rom to make it "my own." There are a variety of different elements put together to create a very cohesive curriculum for the semester. I have a range of students and they all love the activities we have completed so far. As a first year art teacher with three young children at home, this has been a LIFE saver. Thank you so much for putting your time and energy into creating this set!" - Emily P.

Here's what you'll get:

INTRODUCTION TO ART:

  • Welcome to Art & Icebreaker
  • Symmetrical Names Full Lesson Plan, Presentation, and Video Demonstration

INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF ART UNIT:

  • Introduction to the Elements and Principles of Art Presentation
  • Elements of Art Interactive Notebook Sheet
  • Principles of Design Interactive Notebook Sheet

INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING UNIT - GRAPHITE

  • Shading a Sphere PDF with Teacher & Student Instructions, & Video Demonstration
  • Origami Butterfly PDF with Teacher & Student Instructions, and Video Demonstration
  • Grapefruit Drawing PDF with Teacher & Student Instructions, and Video Demonstration

REVERSAL DRAWING & INK DRAWING

  • Rope Knot Reversal Full Lesson Plan, Presentation & Video Demonstration
  • Animals & Their Environment Ink Drawing, Full Lesson Plan, Presentation & Video Demonstration
  • Realistic Insects Composition & Framing Culminating Project, Full Lesson Plan, Presentation & Video Demonstration

COLORED PENCIL DRAWING LESSONS

  • Introduction to Chuck Close Presentation
  • Chuck Close Portraits Full Lesson Plan, Presentation & Video Demonstration
  • Fruit & Animal Mashups Full Lesson Plan, Presentation & Video Demonstration
  • EXTRA: Zendoodle Dragon Eyes Full Lesson Plan, Presentation & Video Demonstration

WATERCOLOR/WATERCOLOR PENCILS

  • Abstract Color Wheel Full Lesson Plan, Presentation & Video Demonstration
  • Playing Card Designs Full Lesson Plan, Presentation & Video Demonstration

ACRYLIC PAINT

  • Altered Pokemon Cards Elements & Principles of Art Full Lesson Plan, Presentation & Video Demonstration
  • EXTRA: Architectural Letters Sculpture Full Lesson Plan, Presentation & Video Demonstration

ART EXHIBITION, REFLECTION, AND ART PORTFOLIO:

o Final Project Guidelines Packet (8 Worksheets)

Elements and Principles of Art Worksheets & Mini-Lessons

ELEMENTS OF ART PDF WORKSHEETS

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  

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

12 Sub Lessons with Worksheets:

  1. Spread Sunshine Lesson Instructions & Worksheet
  2. Scribble Doodle Lesson Instructions, Worksheet, and Doodle Starters Sheet
  3. Mystery Grid with Instructions and Grid Worksheets
  4. Grateful Heart Lesson Instructions & Worksheet
  5. Inside the Lines Lesson Instructions & Worksheet
  6. Suitcase of Memories Lesson Instructions & Worksheet
  7. Proud as a Peacock Lesson Instructions & Worksheet
  8. Bee Like a Bee Lesson Instructions & Worksheet
  9. Succulent Succulents Lesson Instructions, Worksheet & Succulent Examples Sheet
  10. Insect Ink Lesson Instructions, Worksheet & Bee Example Sheet
  11. Feathers in the Wind Instructions, Worksheet & Feather Examples Sheet
  12. A lot on My Mind Lesson Instructions & Worksheet

Editable Sub Notes Sheet (Editable in Canva)

  • Secondary Notes Sheet with 8 Periods
  • Elementary Notes Sheet 

Editable Sub Divider Sheets (Editable in Canva)

  • Sub Binder Title Page
  • (2) Sub Notes Sheets

Dividers:

  • Schedules and Contacts
  • Class List and Routines
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Classroom Management
  • Lesson Plans
  • Seating Chart
  • Substitute Notes
  • Classroom Culture Notes Sheet

Demonstration video links, google slides presentation links, and digital student evaluation links are located in the lesson plan as well as the PPT.

**Save money and purchase this curriculum PLUS a full semester of drawing here**

Intro to Art and Drawing Year Long Curriculum

A sample of some of the National Visual Arts Standards Covered:

 

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.

Introduction to Art Curriculum for Middle School Art or High School Art

 

Visual Art: Presenting:

Analyze why and how an exhibition or collection may influence ideas, beliefs, and experiences.

Analyze and describe the impact that an exhibition or collection has on personal awareness of social, cultural, or political beliefs and understandings.

 

Visual Art:Connecting:

Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.

Distinguish different ways art is used to represent, establish, reinforce, and reflect group identity.

Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.

Describe how knowledge of culture, traditions, and history may influence personal responses to art.

 

Visual Art: Responding:

Interpret art by analyzing art making approaches, the characteristics of form and structure, relevant contextual information, subject matter, and use of media to identify ideas and mood conveyed.

Construct evaluations of a work of art or collection of works based on differing sets of criteria. Top 100 visual art products.

Interpret an artwork or collection of works, supported by relevant and sufficient evidence found in the work.

Visual Art Presenting:

Select, analyze and interpret artistic work for presentation.

Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.

Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work.

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