Monet, waterliles warm and cool color paintings

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Subjects: Technology Intergration, Art History, Art, Painting

For students of 2nd to 12th grade.

FAVA 2.2 Artistic Skills and Knowledge: Creating, Performing, Producing -Uses a variety of art materials and techniques to model, construct, and compose original artworks.	
Enduring Understanding: Understand that impressionism is an art style made famous by Claude Monet.
Understand that water lilies were a theme found in impressionistic paintings.
Understand what the warm and cool colors are.

Materials: LCD projector, images of water lilies by Monet, flickr website with images of waterlilies ,  paper, watercolor paint, paper towels and water.

Claude Monet
warm colors-reds, yellows, oranges
cool colors- blues, greens, purples


	Objectives: After identifying  the traits of the Impression style,  
S/w will creating a work of art using cool colors for the water and warm colors for the flower.
LCD-view of close up of Water Lilies , By Claude Monet. Identify the characteristics of Impressionism- soft colors, landscapes as the theme or ordinary people, painting outside using natural light.
Individual Activity: S/w create their own  Impressionism inspired artwork, using water lilies as the subject of the artwork.S/w will also examine examples of waterlilies on flickr to have visual references for their drawings. Class will discuss the colors found in waterlilies as well as identify the recognizable lines and shapes that they can use to draw the waterlilies (ovals, zig zags,straight lines). 
Differentiation-advanced students can choose to add the Japanese bridge often found in the water lily paintings created by Monet. Lower level students will use pre-cut flowers
Early finishers: Continue decorating your portfolio.
ESOL modification: One on one demonstration, Peer Buddy	Essential Questions: What do do you notice about this painting?
What are the characteristics of impressionism?
What did you like about the impressionism style?
What did you find difficult about it?

	Teacher Questioning-Assessment will be informal oral questioning during class and closure using the essential questions.
Teacher observation
	Closure: Ask one student from each table to share their artwork with the class. Class will examine the artwork and discuss how the student used the Impressionism techniques.
Ask essential questions to class. Preview next weeks' lesson.

H.w: Students- Share your artwork with your parent and describe to them how you created it.