Second grade art lessons

Lesson 1: monkey see monkey do

Lesson 1: monkey see monkey do

Lesson 1: monkey see monkey do

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The students learn about Frida Kahol and how she painted with her emotions.

lesson 2: shapes

Lesson 1: monkey see monkey do

Lesson 1: monkey see monkey do

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Wassily Kandinksy's abstract art is the inspiration behind the student's original wall hangings.

lesson 3: spiral rainbow

Lesson 1: monkey see monkey do

lesson 4: Pumpkin still life

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Using radial symmetry the students will create a pastel painting based on Judy Chicago's work.

lesson 4: Pumpkin still life

lesson 4: Pumpkin still life

lesson 4: Pumpkin still life

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Children will love painting a pumpkin still life on wood.

lesson 5:this is america

lesson 4: Pumpkin still life

lesson 6: Propoganda poster

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Students will learn how to analyze and make judgement about Currier & Ives art work and then create their own masterpiece.

lesson 6: Propoganda poster

lesson 4: Pumpkin still life

lesson 6: Propoganda poster

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To understand propaganda students will analyze two iconic posters from WW1 and WW2.

lesson 7: chinese new year

lesson 8: fruit face self portrait

lesson 8: fruit face self portrait

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Understanding how art is used in event and celebrations in various countries helps the students appreciate art from different cultures.

lesson 8: fruit face self portrait

lesson 8: fruit face self portrait

lesson 8: fruit face self portrait

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Students re-create a self portrait based on paintings by Renee Magritte.

lesson 9: crossing the delaware

lesson 8: fruit face self portrait

lesson 9: crossing the delaware

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Students learn about the historical figure George Washington was featured in one of Emanuel Leutze's paintings.

lesson 10: tee pee on the range

lesson 10: tee pee on the range

lesson 9: crossing the delaware

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Students learn about another historical figure Sitting Bull and the woman who painted his portrait, Caroline Weldon

lesson 11: sunflowers

lesson 10: tee pee on the range

lesson 12: stuffed animal house

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Vincent Van Gogh's mood took center stage in all of his art work.  Students will learn how to identify moods and then re-create a Vincent Van Gogh painting.

lesson 12: stuffed animal house

lesson 10: tee pee on the range

lesson 12: stuffed animal house

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Tyree Guyton changed the trajectory of his home town with an art project that changed the entire city.  Students will then create their own painting.