Arts: Visual Art

Lesson Plans 3-5

A Day in the Life
Students will use knowledge and experience to tell about events.
Animated Cartoons
Students will create an animated iMovie out of pictures created in art class.
Autograph Story
Students will write a narrative essay.
Camera for a Day
Students will observe appropriate behavior in their classmates.
Clay Animations
Students will create and film clay animations using knowledge of structures and functions of visual arts.
Designing and Filming Commercials
Students understand and apply media, techniques and processes when creating a commercial.
Geometric Figures
Students will create an expository response in which ideas and details follow an organizational pattern and are relevant to the purpose by explaining why the item from their environment forms the requested geometric figure and creating a book to share their pictures and information.
Gettysburg Movie
Students will know the causes and important events of the Civil War by reading and depicting the Gettysburg Address.
Interactive Journeys
Students will use technology to enhance their field trip.
Poem Movies
Students will develop a sense of imagery by choosing approriate pictures to go with the poem.
Procedure Movies
Students will use details to describe classroom procedures.
Summary Movie
Students will summarize a reading selection by creating an iMovie.

Internet Lesson Plan Resources

ArtsEdge Net
Curricula, lesson plans and activities for Visual Arts with ideas for integrating art into other subject. Each lesson is clearly marked to identify appropriate grade level and the lessons are aligned with the National Art Standards.
Crayola
A large database of art lesson plans organized by type of media, theme, grade, time frame and subject area integration ideas.
Marcopolo
A search tool for lesson plans and resources related to the arts and interdisciplinary lessons.