Lesson Plan

Art History through technology

Using websites and apps to learn about, create, reflect and display knowledge of art history
Donald P.
Classroom teacher
N.F. Woods Advanced Technology and Arts Center
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Arts
Objectives

Students will be able to... Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors

...Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.

...Collaboratively develop a proposal for an installation, artwork, or space design that transforms the perception and experience of a particular place.

...Analyze, select, and curate artifacts and/or artworks for presentation and preservation.

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

...Analyze how one’sunderstanding ofthe world isaffected byexperiencing visual imagery.

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

Subjects
Social Studies
Arts
Grades 9 - 12
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Art Movements and Google Art Project

Teacher introduces students to Google Art Project and how to look up specific art movements and how to curate their own galleries with artworks they find within Google Art Project. 

Teacher assigns a specific art movement and introduces the movement to students and the basics information and knowledge about that movement. 

Student Instructions

Students use Google Art Project to research more information about the art movement assigned by the teacher.

Students curate their own galleries with artwork that demonstrate the specific art movement assigned by the teacher.

Students make notes of information and facts about the art movement assigned by the art teacher.

Students use Khan Academy art videos to learn more about the art movmement assigned.

2 Collaboration of Knowledge - Padlet

Padlet
Free, Paid

Teacher creates a Padlet board for students to collaborate on and gives students code to join the Padlet board.

Teacher curates the Padlet board and discusses with students about the information and facts being added by students.

Teacher leads discussion about the art movement assigned.

Student Instructions

Students join the Padlet board and add everything they know and have learned about the art movement assigned by the teacher.

Students gain extra knowledge about the art movement assigned by the art teacher through group collaboration on the Padlet board.

3 Creation and demonstration of knowledge - Sketchbook Pro

Teacher assigns students to create an artwork in the style of the art movement assigned using Sketchbook Pro app. 

Student Instructions

Students use the tools of Sketchbook Pro to create an artwork in the style of the art movement assigned.

Students use knowledge that they gained through the exploration of Google Art Project and through the collaboration on Padlet to know what tools to use to create an artwork in the style of the art movement assigned.

If needed students can use YouTube tutorials to refresh knowledge of how to use Sketchbook Pro.

4 Reflection and Assessment - Adobe Voice

Teacher uses Adobe Voice to assess the students artworks on how well it matches the assigned art movement and students knowledge of the art movement. 

Student Instructions

Students use Adobe Voice to do a reflection of what they know about the art movement assigned and how their created artwork demonstrates the art movement assigned.

Students should talk about what defines the art movement assigned; what some of the defining charateristics of the art movement art; how they have demonstrated those characteristics in their artwork; what they did well; what they need to improve on.

5 Display - Aurasma

Teacher prints out student artwork.

Teacher demonstrates how to tag student Adobe Voice reflection to their physical artwork.

Student Instructions

Students connect the Adobe Voice reflections to their physical artwork printouts. 

Students check to make sure reflections play correctly when using Aurasma on to view their artworks.