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Which subjectArt
What topicImpressionism
What length (min)30
What age groupYear or Grade 8
Class size20
What curriculum
Include full script
Check previous homework
Ask some students to presents their homework
Add a physical break
Add group activities
Include homework
Show correct answers
Prepare slides
Number of slides5
Create fill-in cards for students
Create creative backup tasks for unexpected moments

Lesson plan

Objectives

Materials

Grade/Age Group

Year/Grade 8

Subject

Art

Lesson Structure

Step Number Step Title Length Details
1 Checking homework 5 min Check homework from previous lesson without asking any students to present it to the class
2 Introduction to Impressionism 5 min Show examples of Impressionist paintings and explain the origins of the Impressionist movement
3 Group task 10 min Divide students into teams and ask them to create an Impressionist painting using a selected color palette. Teams must use their creativity and knowledge of Impressionism to come up with a unique painting
4 Break 5 min Encourage a physical activity to loosen up the students and allow them to refocus
5 Painting time 10 min Students will start their own Impressionist paintings using the techniques learned in the previous step. The teacher will circulate the classroom to observe and assist students
6 Distribution of cards 2 min Distribute printable cards to students. The cards should contain questions about the techniques used in Impressionism.
7 Collection/checking of cards 3 min Collect or randomly check the cards filled out by the students
8 Homework assignment 5 min Assign homework related to this lesson that will solidify their understanding of Impressionism.

National Curriculum

This lesson corresponds with the National Curriculum standards for art education.

Lesson script

Teacher will ask students to get their homework from the previous lesson. Students are instructed to pass their homework forward to the teacher. The teacher will quickly assess the completion of the homework and make a mental note to review areas where students may be struggling.

Step 2: Introduction to Impressionism (5 min)

Teacher will display examples of Impressionist paintings by famous artists such as Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Edouard Manet. Teacher will briefly explain the origins of the Impressionist movement in art history and its significance.

Step 3: Group task (10 min)

Students are divided into teams and given a selected color palette. Students are tasked to create an Impressionist painting using their creativity and knowledge of Impressionism. Students will work together in their teams to come up with a unique painting.

Step 4: Break (5 min)

Teacher will encourage a physical activity to loosen up the students and allow them to refocus. A quick stretching or breathing exercise will be given.

Step 5: Painting time (10 min)

Students will start creating their own Impressionist paintings using the techniques learned in the previous step. The teacher will circulate the classroom to observe and assist students.

Step 6: Distribution of cards (2 min)

Teacher will distribute printable cards to students. The cards will contain questions about Impressionist techniques used in class.

Step 7: Collection/checking of cards (3 min)

Teacher will collect or randomly check the cards filled out by the students. This will allow the teacher to assess how well the students are grasping the Impressionist techniques learned in class.

Step 8: Homework assignment (5 min)

Teacher will assign homework related to Impressionism that will solidify the students' understanding of the art form. The homework will require the students to research more about Impressionism and try to recreate an Impressionist painting on their own.

Slides

|--------------|------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| | 1 | {Image: Examples of Impressionist Paintings} | Introduction to Impressionism | | 2 | {Image: Students in groups} | Group task: Students are divided into teams and given a selected color palette to create an Impressionist painting using their creativity and knowledge of Impressionism. | | 3 | {Image: Stretching Exercise} | Break: Teacher will encourage a physical activity to loosen up the students and allow them to refocus. A quick stretching or breathing exercise will be given. | | 4 | {Image: Students painting} | Painting time: Students will start creating their own Impressionist paintings using the techniques learned in the previous step. The teacher will circulate the classroom to observe and assist students. | | 5 | {Image: Printable Cards} | Distribution of cards: Teacher will distribute printable cards to students. The cards will contain questions about Impressionist techniques used in class. Collection/checking of cards: Teacher will collect or randomly check the cards filled out by the students. This will allow the teacher to assess how well the students are grasping the Impressionist techniques learned in class. Homework assignment: Teacher will assign homework related to Impressionism. |

Homework

  1. Research and write a paragraph about the historical background of Impressionism.
  2. Choose an Impressionist painting and write a paragraph analyzing the color palette used in the painting.
  3. Choose an Impressionist painting and write a paragraph analyzing the brushwork and technique used by the artist.
  4. Recreate an Impressionist painting using your own creativity and knowledge of Impressionism. Write a paragraph describing the techniques you used to create the painting and the emotions or feelings you were trying to convey.
  5. Research and write a paragraph about an Impressionist artist of your choice. Include biographical information, significant works, and the artist's contribution to the Impressionist movement.

Printables

|----------|--------| | What is the significance of Impressionism? | | | Who are some famous Impressionist artists? | | | What techniques are used in Impressionist paintings? | | | How do colors play a role in Impressionism? | | | What was the origin of the Impressionist movement? | |

Backup questions

  1. What other famous Impressionist artists can you name besides the ones we studied today?
  2. How did Impressionism differ from traditional art techniques at the time?
  3. What colors would you use to create a calm, peaceful Impressionist painting and why?
  4. How can you incorporate nature into an Impressionist painting?
  5. Can you think of a modern-day event or scene that could be turned into an Impressionist painting? How would you approach it?

Physical break