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Lindsay Abramo Lesson Plan TITLE: Guided Exploration: Charcoal GRADE LEVEL: Elementary TIMELINE: One 45 minute period DESCRIPTION: For this lesson students will use abstract shapes and charcoal to create drawings. The students will be given the opportunity to experience using charcoal as a new drawing material. The students will be introduced to the material and provided a technical demonstration. They will use their drawing skills and follow the guidelines to create abstract compositions. Essential Questions: • How can learning the technique of a new drawing material help strengthen the student’s drawing abilities? • How can the students experiment with charcoal to push their creativity? • How can students manipulate lines and charcoal techniques to create an abstract drawing? OBJECTIVES: (3 - match state goals) • Students will use their knowledge of line and shape to create their abstract drawings • Students will be able to use the appropriate charcoal drawing techniques • Students will be able to create a abstract composition STATE GOALS: STATE GOAL 25: Know the language of the arts. A. Understand the sensory elements, organizational principles and expressive qualities of the arts. 25.A.1d Visual Arts: Identify the elements of line, shape, space, color and texture; the principles of repetition and pattern; and the expressive qualities of mood, emotion and pictorial representation. STATE GOAL 26: Through creating and performing, understand how works of art are produced. A. Understand processes, traditional tools and modern technologies used in the arts. 26.A.1e Visual Arts: Identify media and tools and how to use them in a safe and responsible manner when painting, drawing and constructing. STATE GOAL 27: Understand the role of the arts in civilizations, past and present. A. Analyze how the arts function in history, society and everyday life. 27.A.1a Identify the distinctive roles of artists and audiences.

Lindsay Abramo - Elementary School Lesson Plan - Charcoal Exploration

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Elementary Art Lesson - Charcoal Exploration  

For this lesson students will use abstract shapes and charcoal to create drawings. The students will be given the opportunity to experience...

Elementary Art Lesson - Charcoal Exploration  

For this lesson students will use abstract shapes and charcoal to create drawings. The students will be given the opportunity to experience...

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