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CONTEMPORARY ART LESSON PLAN (see p.

148 of textbook)
Lesson Title: Recreating Identity
Lesson Number: 2
Time Frame: 4 classes,90 minutes
Grade Level: 7th-9th
Enduring Idea: Identity
Key Concept about Big Idea addressed in this lesson:
Identity can be altered.
Key Concept about Art/Visual Culture addressed in this lesson:
Art can be reimagined/redesigned
Essential Question:
How will you alter this identity to make it more relatable to you?
Lesson Objective(s):
1. After the lesson, stds. will demonstrate why they made the alterations they did
2. After the lesson, stds will explain why they have chosen this character
Assessment
Evidence: Demonstrates understanding of concept behind design choses
Levels & Criteria for each piece of evidence
Exemplary: Student demonstrate in depth understanding of conceptual design and purpose in their
reimaginings and developments.
Essential: Students provide proof of some understanding of conceptual design and purpose in the
work, but lack development.
Partial: Students demonstrate little to no understanding of concept in their designing.

INSTRUCTIONAL SEQUENCE/TEACHING PROCEDURE DAY ONE


Purpose: Evaluate the role of tradition in art and identity
Resources & Materials for Teacher/Students
Cultural exemplar/Visual:
HistoryComic book illustrations,
Folk lore/fairytale drawings
Supplies and Equipment:
Projector
Sketchbooks
Pencils
Internet access
YouTube
Art21 videos
Introduction (approximate timings 20min.):
Hook: Open with cartooning/character design video
Presentation of art21 artist
Instructional Strategies/Activities (40min.): Brainstorming/Research, Mini meetings

Brainstorm as in groups traditional characters


Groups share ideas with class
Students begin research of characters and stories
Hold mini meetings with students/ make suggestions

Closure (_20_ min.): Wrap up. Preparing for next class.

Assign 5 character sketches for next class.


Ask any questions
What stood out you about the artist?

Introduce essential question for next week.


Stay seated til bell

Management/Cleanup/Setup Procedures: Rearranging/Straighten up room


INSTRUCTIONAL SEQUENCE/TEACHING PROCEDURE DAY TWO
Purpose: Recreating tradition Identities to relate to you
Resources & Materials for Teacher/Students
Cultural exemplar/Visual:
Art 21 art
Supplies and Equipment
collage materials

Pencils
Paper
Acrylic Paint
Water
18x20 multimedia paper

Introduction (approximate timings 20 min.):


Reintroduce project

Check sketchbook
Discuss designs and reasoning

Instructional Strategies/Activities (_60_ min.):

Demo acrylic painting and warm up


Work on character alterations
Mini meetings to assess concept

Formative Assessment:
Observe and speak with stds. working on projects
Closure (_10 min.):

Clean up
Assign completing / nearly completed character recreations by next class
Introduce next weeks essential question.
Clean until area is complete
Stay seated til bell

Management/Cleanup/Setup Procedures:
Checking sections

Making sure supplies are returned


Preparing each section for next class

INSTRUCTIONAL SEQUENCE/TEACHING PROCEDURE DAY THREE


Purpose: Creating a background/ setting for characters to interact with.
Experiment with art supplies
Resources & Materials for Teacher/Students
Cultural exemplar/Visual:

Art21
Comic books & illustrations
Supplies and Equipment:

Paint
Collage material
18x20 paper

Scissors
Glue
water

Introduction (approximate timings _10_ min.):

Look at examples of settings/landscapes


Ask Questions
Reintroduce Essential questions
Instructional Strategies/Activities (70 min.):

Discuss how our characters can interact in these landscapes


Work on Settings
Midway student walk around/sharing

Closure (_10 min.):

Clean areas
Ask questions
Introduce final Ess.Question
Stay seated til bell rings

Management/Cleanup/Setup Procedures:

Make sure supplies are returned and put way


Make sure student use time wisely

INSTRUCTIONAL SEQUENCE/TEACHING PROCEDURE DAY FOUR


Purpose: Create a narration to share the experience your character has in their environment
Resources & Materials for Teacher/Students

Pins/clear wall space


Cultural exemplar/Visual:

Art21 artist
Narrated book sample
Examples of other narrations
Supplies and Equipment:

Pen/ pencils
Paper
Completed artworks

Introduction (approximate timings _20_ min.):

Introduce concept of creating narration


Provide examples and videos

Instructional Strategies/Activities (_30_ min.):

Create groups
Students create multi-character narrations

Closure (_40_ min.):

Hang works on wall


Share narration in/with groups
Receive feedback
Turn in works and narrations

Management/Cleanup/Setup Procedures:

Make sure supplies are returned


Areas clean

117.38. Art I: Grades 7-9


(c) Knowledge and skills.

(8.3) Historical/cultural heritage. The student demonstrates an


understanding of art history and culture as records of human
achievement.
The student is expected to:
(a) analyze ways in which electronic media/technologies have
influenced art;
(b) identify cultural ideas expressed in artworks relating to
social, political, and environmental themes; and
(c) survey career and avocational opportunities in art
117.52. Art, Level I.
o Perception: (A) illustrate ideas for artworks from direct observation, experiences,
and imagination
o Creative expression/Performance: (C) demonstrate effective use of art media and
tools in design, drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture
o Historical/Cultural heritage: (A) compare and contrast historical and contemporary
styles, identifying general themes and trends;
o Response/Evaluation: (A) interpret, evaluate, and justify artistic decisions in
personal artworks
NAEA
o NA-VA.9-12.1 UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING MEDIA, TECHNIQUES,
AND PROCESSES
Students conceive and create works of visual art that demonstrate an
understanding of how the communication of their ideas relates to the media,
techniques, and processes they use
o NA-VA.9-12.2 USING KNOWLEDGE OF STRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONS
Students demonstrate the ability to form and defend judgments about the
characteristics and structures to accomplish commercial, personal,
communal, or other purposes of art
o NA-VA.9-12.3 CHOOSING AND EVALUATING A RANGE OF SUBJECT
MATTER, SYMBOLS, AND IDEAS
Students reflect on how artworks differ visually, spatially, temporally, and
functionally, and describe how these are related to history and culture