MIDEA Member K12 Teacher Additional Resources

Curriki: Selected lessons

Digital Image Manipulation in the Mass Media

http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_driscoll/DigitalImageManipulationintheMassMedia_0?bc

This collection of resources explores the use of digital image editing software in the mass media.

Copyright and Open Content: What do you know?

http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_kfasimpaur/COPYRIGHTANDOPENCONTENTWHATDOYOUKNOW

This is a lesson plan on copyright and open licensed resources that students can use legally in their own work.

Travels with Music: Southeast Asia

http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_TravelsWithMusic/TravelswithMusicSoutheastAsia?bc

These video clips are from the program Travels with Music Series One, which is available online at www.travelswithmusic.org.

Worksheet: Medieval vs. Renaissance Art

http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_Group_TFATeachers/Worksheet-MedievalvsRenaissanceArt

This worksheet and accompanying slideshow is for students to compare Medieval and Renaissance art.

The Sketchup

http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_Group_ArchitectureforHumanitysPortableClassroomChallenge/Lesson8THESKETCHUP

This lesson is for students to communicate their design ideas using a tool like Sketchup.

Video Writing Prompts

http://www.teachhub.com/video-writing-prompts/cat/24/item/649

This is a collection of videos and related writing prompts for K-12 levels.

The Art and Science of Light and Color
http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_SylviaH/TheArtandScienceofLightandColor

Students will develop an understanding of light and color, and how it allows our sense of vision to be remarkably useful.

Edo Japan: Inquiry Challenge

http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_annabanana/EdoJapanInquiryChallenge

This is an inquiry challenge that can be introduced to students who are studying the Edo period of Japan (1603 – 1867).

Absurd Digital Collage

http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_driscoll/AbsurdCollageProject_0

This is an introductory digital image editing project in which students will create an absurdist collage from images they find online.

ArtsConnectEd

Album Quilt

http://artsmia.org/education/teacher-resources/objectinfocus.cfm?v=150

These lessons explore the history of handmade quilts, valued household items in 18th- and 19th-century America, providing both warmth and beauty.

Animals in Art

http://artsmia.org/education/teacher-resources/fivefacts.cfm?v=132

These lessons explore animals in art and why animals have been subjects in the work of many artists throughout history.

The Artist’s Toolkit: The Elements and Principles

http://artsconnected.org/toolkit/index.html

This interactive site allows students to explore the tools that artists use- like line, color, and balance- to build their own works of art.

So why is this art?

http://schools.walkerart.org/swita/

This resource guide is designed to lead students in grades 6–12 and their teachers in thoughtful, open-ended explorations of the nature of art.

Musical Storytelling

http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_Folwell/MusicalStorytelling

This curriculum looks at the ancient art of oral storytelling through the lens of contemporary music.

Gargoyles

http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_Nobiah/Gargoyles

This video takes students on a virtual field trip to New York City to learn about the history of gargoyles at New York City College.

Performing Arts in Art Curriculum

http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/performing_arts/lesson_plan_index.html

The Performing Arts in Art Curriculum explores works of art that depict subjects related to music, storytelling, dance, and theater.