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Visual Story Collector

Lesson Plan

Description

From the lens of an archeological investigator, students will explore meaning-making by collecting, organizing, and arranging found 2D and 3D objects. Students will use visual journaling to develop connections between found objects by experimenting with various media.

Level

Areas of Study

Collections

Lesson Objectives

Students will examine how found objects carry meaning.

Students will experiment with arranging found 2D and 3D objects using various media to tell a story.

Students will explore various media through playful layering and doodling.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Collaboratively brainstorm different meanings and contexts found objects hold both collectively and individually.
  • Model and practice how collecting, organizing, and arranging objects can tell different stories.
  • Demonstrate how to use various media to create unity and emphasis to develop a theme.
  • Demonstrate and model different ways to use creative text to enhance journaling.

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National Standards


Create

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

VA:Cr1.2.6a

Demonstrate openness in trying new ideas, materials, methods, and approaches in making works of art and design.

VA:Cr2.1.6a

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

45 minutes

Demonstration Time

30 minutes

Student Studio Time

2 hours

Supplies and Materials

  • Sketchbook
  • Pencils, erasers
  • 2D and 3D found objects
  • Scissors
  • Glue, acrylic media, or tape
  • Colored pencils
  • Markers, pens
  • Watercolor paint, brushes, cup
  • Oil pastels

National Standards


Create

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

VA:Cr1.2.6a

Demonstrate openness in trying new ideas, materials, methods, and approaches in making works of art and design.

VA:Cr2.1.6a

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Steps

Discuss the Role of Archeologists as Collectors and Documenters

Discuss the role of an archeologist in searching for, uncovering, organizing, and analyzing artifacts. Examine a collection of found objects and discuss how meaning changes depending on the organization and arrangement.

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Instructional Materials

Reference

8 Ways to Emphasize and Suppress

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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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Basic Watercolor Techniques

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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Reference

Found Objects Materials Menu

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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