Every Picture Tells a Story | Just as authors tell tales with words, artists use paint to describe scenes, characters, action, and conversations. Use this guide to look at paintings that tell stories. #kids #education
This is an arts integrated lesson that teaches the concepts compare and contrast. It compares and contrasts both the lives and then the art work of Rousseau and O'Keeffe. This lesson also teaches students to use a venn diagram to organize their information. Everything you need to teach this lesson is included. There is also a step by step lesson plan on the last page of the file. (All background knowledge of the artists are included in the file.)
It's important to be able to look at and talk about art academically. An easy way to discuss art is to use the visual elements. This PowerPoint is a one day discussion about the visual elements and introduce the concept of art history.