Create Your Own Eye-Spy

Have students make their own “eye-spy” activity for a work of art to encourage close looking. They should use their most precise vocabulary to help the person playing the game find the objects in the work of art–or to make it trickier! Students should exchange their eye-spy with a classmate. You could also have your… Read on

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Museum Labels

Talk with your students about the labels found in a museum and how they share important information about the work of art. Let your students explore each part of a museum label on this interactive website. Then, have your students create their own labels. Use this as a research project to create historically accurate labels… Read on

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Art Dictionary

Make a classroom dictionary! As you go through your lessons, have your class decide on vocabulary words that relate to the work of art you use with your lesson, as well as your curriculum. Compile these words in a book or on a bulletin board. At the end of the unit, your class will have… Read on

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Alpha-List

Have students write each letter of the alphabet in list form on a piece of paper. While they look closely at the work of art, have them write a descriptive word that starts with each letter. Encourage students to use their most flourishing and precise vocabulary. If they get stuck, place them in pairs and… Read on

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