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Interior Celebrations

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will create a mixed-media collage inspired by the work of Carmen Lomas Garza. They will use one-point perspective to create an interior space and collage figures and objects to create a personal celebration.

Level

Areas of Study

Collections

Lesson Objectives

Students will explore the artwork of Carmen Lomas Garza.

Students will identify the use of one-point perspective in Garza’s work.

Students will interpret the celebrations and values depicted in Garza’s work.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Introduce works by Carmen Lomas Garza.
  • Demonstrate how to create a one-point perspective drawing.
  • Facilitate a discussion of student interpretations of Garza’s work.
  • Explain how the artist utilized one-point perspective.

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National Standards


Create

Reflect on and explain important information about personal artwork in an artist statement or another format.

VA:Cr3.1.7a

Formulate an artistic investigation of personally relevant content for creating art.

VA:Cr1.2.6a

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

45 minutes

Demonstration Time

20 minutes

Student Studio Time

5 hours

Supplies and Materials

  • 12" x 18" drawing paper
  • Ruler
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Construction paper
  • Colored pencils
  • Cuadros de Familia: C. Lomas Garza, ISBN 9780892392070

National Standards


Create

Reflect on and explain important information about personal artwork in an artist statement or another format.

VA:Cr3.1.7a

Formulate an artistic investigation of personally relevant content for creating art.

VA:Cr1.2.6a

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Steps

Introduce Carmen Lomas Garza

Discuss the life and work of Carmen Lomas Garza. Discuss how her artwork explores ideas about family, daily life, and the things she values. Identify how she uses perspective in her artwork.

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Instructional Materials

Artist Bio

Carmen Lomas Garza

Resource
Manage Material
  • Pre-K to 3rd Grade
  • FLEX 3rd Grade - 1st Edition Scope and Sequence (Copy)
  • Line
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Contrast
  • 3D
  • Drawing I - Sample Class (Copy)
  • Still Life
  • Portraiture
  • Abstraction
  • Architecture
  • Beginning Exercises
  • Community
  • Identity
  • Test Unit
  • Unit 10
  • Unit 10
  • Sub Plans (Copy)
  • Kindergarten sub plans
  • 1st grade sub plans
  • 2nd grade sub plans
  • 3rd grade sub plans
  • 4th grade sub plans
  • 5th grade sub plans
  • 6th grade sub plans
  • 7th grade sub plans
  • 8th grade sub plans
  • High School- Proficient sub plans
  • High School- Accomplished sub plans
  • High School- Advanced sub plans
  • FLEX Kindergarten Sample Class (Copy)
  • Line
  • Shape
  • Texture
  • Color
  • 3D Texture
  • Kindergarten Art on a Cart
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Indoor One-Point Perspective

Resource
Manage Material
  • Pre-K to 3rd Grade
  • FLEX 3rd Grade - 1st Edition Scope and Sequence (Copy)
  • Line
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Contrast
  • 3D
  • Drawing I - Sample Class (Copy)
  • Still Life
  • Portraiture
  • Abstraction
  • Architecture
  • Beginning Exercises
  • Community
  • Identity
  • Test Unit
  • Unit 10
  • Unit 10
  • Sub Plans (Copy)
  • Kindergarten sub plans
  • 1st grade sub plans
  • 2nd grade sub plans
  • 3rd grade sub plans
  • 4th grade sub plans
  • 5th grade sub plans
  • 6th grade sub plans
  • 7th grade sub plans
  • 8th grade sub plans
  • High School- Proficient sub plans
  • High School- Accomplished sub plans
  • High School- Advanced sub plans
  • FLEX Kindergarten Sample Class (Copy)
  • Line
  • Shape
  • Texture
  • Color
  • 3D Texture
  • Kindergarten Art on a Cart
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Artist Statement Flow Chart

Resource
Manage Material
  • Pre-K to 3rd Grade
  • FLEX 3rd Grade - 1st Edition Scope and Sequence (Copy)
  • Line
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Contrast
  • 3D
  • Drawing I - Sample Class (Copy)
  • Still Life
  • Portraiture
  • Abstraction
  • Architecture
  • Beginning Exercises
  • Community
  • Identity
  • Test Unit
  • Unit 10
  • Unit 10
  • Sub Plans (Copy)
  • Kindergarten sub plans
  • 1st grade sub plans
  • 2nd grade sub plans
  • 3rd grade sub plans
  • 4th grade sub plans
  • 5th grade sub plans
  • 6th grade sub plans
  • 7th grade sub plans
  • 8th grade sub plans
  • High School- Proficient sub plans
  • High School- Accomplished sub plans
  • High School- Advanced sub plans
  • FLEX Kindergarten Sample Class (Copy)
  • Line
  • Shape
  • Texture
  • Color
  • 3D Texture
  • Kindergarten Art on a Cart
Create a Unit
ADD

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