A comprehensive pack of resources to use with the upper years when studying the elements of Visual Art.
Teaching presentations for each element anchor the learning and provide opportunities for students to respond to artworks as they explore meaning and interpretation. The linked activities allow students to experiment with related techniques and each teaching presentation culminates with an art-making task.
Modify the suggested activities or use them as springboards for your own ideas.
All activities have been designed around materials that classroom teachers generally have readily available.
This teaching resource pack includes:
- Visual Arts Elements Line PowerPoint – Upper Years
- Line and Feelings Sorting Activity – Upper Elementary
- Moving Lines Activity
- Visual Arts Elements Color PowerPoint – Upper Years
- What’s in a Color? Sorting Activity
- Mix It Up Activity
- Visual Arts Elements Shape and Form PowerPoint – Upper Years
- Organic Shape Search Worksheet
- Masked in Mystery Activity
- Plumping It Up Activity
- Visual Arts Elements Texture PowerPoint – Upper Years
- Talkin’ Texture Game
- IMPRESSive Imprints Activity
- Visual Arts Elements Space PowerPoint – Upper Years
- Designing for Depth Drawing Templates
- Balancing Act Activity
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
Art and design
Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design. Pupils should be taught: to create sket...
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