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Historical Heroes

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will explore abstract expression through a variety of media and techniques. They will apply this exploration to create a mixed media painting that reflects the life of a historical hero.

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Areas of Study

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Lesson Objectives

Students will select and research a historical hero of their choice.

Students will reflect on and understand the life of a historical hero’s experiences.

Students will explore a variety of mark making with unconventional tools and techniques.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Highlight heroes in history and why they are remembered and celebrated today.
  • Discuss how facts about heroes can be organized into different categories.
  • Demonstrate conventional and unconventional mixed media techniques using a variety of mediums.
  • Show how marks can express a mood, feeling, or ideas.

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National Standards


Create

Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.

VA:Cr1.2.IIa

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

20 minutes

Demonstration Time

20 minutes

Student Studio Time

3 hours and 45 minutes

Supplies and Materials

  • Heavy paper
  • Paint
  • Paintbrushes & water cup
  • Variety of unconventional tools
  • Variety of drawing materials (oil pastel, chalk pastel)
  • Collage materials
  • Adhesives
  • Painter's tape or masking tape

National Standards


Create

Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.

VA:Cr1.2.IIa

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Steps

Select & Research a Hero

Select and research a historical figure that would be considered a hero due to their ability to lead, achieve, or overcome struggle. Organize the research into categories.

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Instructional Materials

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Research Your Hero

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Creative Marks

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Reference

The Elements of Art

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The Emotion of Color

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Peer Assessment

Just One Peer Review

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