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National Endowment for the Humanities, EDSITEment, Everything in Its Right Place, a curriculum overview to a four-part lesson on the structural elements of a painting, featuring Emanuel Leutze’s Washington Crossing the Delaware, for Grades 9–12.
National Endowment for the Humanities, EDSITEment, Horse of a Different Color: An Introduction to Color in the Visual Arts has two lesson plans on color; the first, In Depth with the Full Spectrum, for Grades 9–12, introduces students to color basics, the color wheel, and how artists manipulate color to draw attention to aspects of their work.
National Endowment for the Humanities, EDSITEment, What Portraits Reveal, for Grades 9–12. A lesson on portraits that engages students in looking at a portrait to discover not only the physical description of a person, but how to interpret what is viewed. Also discusses manipulation of the image, including caricature.
Getty Museum Education department Web site, Teachers’ Programs and Resources, is designed for K–12 teachers who wish to introduce art and art history into their classrooms. The site uses works from the museum’s collection along with pages A Grade-by-Grade Guide, The Elements of Art (teaching the formal components of art such as line and color), and a PDF file, Lesson Template. Also included are pages for California State Content Standards and National Standards in the Visual Arts. Lesson plans for Grades 1–2 and 9–12 use the photography of Dorothea Lange.
Art Institute of Chicago Education department Web site, Art Access, is arranged by subject matter. Click on a link to open a page with essays on selected works, a link to lesson plans, online family activities, a glossary and maps. Artists covered are: Bearden, Cassatt, Copley, Homer, Lawrence, Sargent, Tiffany, and Whistler.
National Gallery of Art Web site, Themes in American Art, covers topics such as abstraction, historical subjects, narrative art, and portraiture; illustrated by works in the collection. Includes a glossary.
National Endowment for the Humanities, EDSITEment, Realistic Impressions: Investigating Movement in the Visual Arts, for Grades 9-12, teaches students about the meaning of the term "movement" in the visual arts, and cover the major movements of Impressionism, Realism, and Romanticism, with links to other movements in the arts.


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