third grade art lessons

lesson 1: off to the races

lesson 3: folk art meets Modern Art

lesson 2: space the Final frontier

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The students learn about rhythm and movement in works of art by studying paintings by Edgar Degas.

lesson 2: space the Final frontier

lesson 3: folk art meets Modern Art

lesson 2: space the Final frontier

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Chesley Bonestell's paintings of outer space are the inspiration for the students own artwork.

lesson 3: folk art meets Modern Art

lesson 3: folk art meets Modern Art

lesson 3: folk art meets Modern Art

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Third graders will learn how to compare and contrast two different works of art.

lesson 4: the port of horn fleur

lesson 4: the port of horn fleur

lesson 3: folk art meets Modern Art

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The students will re-create a painting by Raol Duffy using water colors, acrylic paints and markers.

lesson 5: bright lights big city

lesson 4: the port of horn fleur

lesson 5: bright lights big city

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Third graders will learn how to show illusion with space with foreground, middle ground and background when creating a James Rizzi inspired painting.

lesson 6: the hamburger

lesson 4: the port of horn fleur

lesson 5: bright lights big city

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Claes Oldenberg's larger than life sculptures are inspiration for students creating their clay sculptures.

lesson 7: baby you can drive my car

lesson 7: baby you can drive my car

lesson 7: baby you can drive my car

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The students will create an art project that has movement based on Roy Lichtenstein's famous paintings.

lesson 8: a time for every season

lesson 7: baby you can drive my car

lesson 7: baby you can drive my car

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Comparing and describing two pieces of artwork that have a similar theme yet were created in different time periods will inspire the students paintings.

lesson 9: chewing gum

lesson 7: baby you can drive my car

lesson 10: venetian masks

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The third graders will learn about Wayne Thiebaud, a California based pop artist and his whimsical paintings of food and candy.

lesson 10: venetian masks

lesson 12: the wright house

lesson 10: venetian masks

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Carnival masks from Venice, Italy are inspiration for creating our own Venetian masks.

lesson 11: the rooster

lesson 12: the wright house

lesson 12: the wright house

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The students will learn about Marc Chagall and look at images of his work.  They will then re-create one of his famous stained glass paintings using markers and watercolors.

lesson 12: the wright house

lesson 12: the wright house

lesson 12: the wright house

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Frank Lloyd Wright, Alexandre Gustave Eiffel and Sandra Boynton show how artists can affect people's lives.