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Cast of Characters
Biographies
Self-ish Subject
Lost in Space
World is a Stage
Activities & Resources
Glossary
Depression Era Art
Double Exposure
Heartfelt/Handmade
Keeping Us in Stitches
A Matter of Style
Making Connections
Credits
     

Teacher Orientation (html) to the Cast of Characters module.

Activities

Teachers can lead students through all or some of the following activities which are available for printout as PDF or HTML files.

Visual Thinking Skills (html version) are ideas for conversations with your students on paintings by the three painters.
Learn to analyze Self Portraits (html version).
Understand how artists use space to create in Lost in Space (html version).
Understand how pictorial space is used by examining the theatrical stage as a metaphor for pictorial space in The World as a Stage (html version).
Learn how artists influence one another in Comparing Artists (html version)
 

The Illinois State Board of Education Learning Standards (html version) for this section are also available for printout.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to read and print PDF files.

Print Resources

Alexander, Kay and Michael Day, eds. Discipline-based Art Education: A Curriculum Sampler. Getty Education Institute, 1991. Barrett, Terry. Talking About Student Art. Art Education in Practice Series. Davis Publications, 1997.

Stewart, Marilyn G. Thinking Through Aesthetics. Art Education in Practice Series. Davis Publications, 1997. Yenawine, Paul. Places. Delacourt, 1993.

Look at art with children. Paintings nineteenth-century landscapes with an introduction on talking about art.

Yenawine. Paul. People. Delacourt, 1993. Look at art with children. Children and groups of people with an introduction on talking about art.

Online Resources

http://www.artsednet.getty.edu/ArtsEdNet/Resources/Philos/index.html Getty Education Institute.
http://www.artsednet.getty.edu/ Philosophers Forum: Asking Questions about Art.

 

   
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