Teachers Lesson Plans

My Upside-down World!: Grade 4-6

Summary

After exploring the complex visual worlds of M.C. Escher, students will explore the key concept of space. They will use a variety of effects and techniques while transforming a box into an imaginary world.

Theory:

Students will demonstrate an understanding of perspective using various techniques and effects.

Creation:

Students will use particular elements and principles of design to solve artistic problems by applying a variety of effects to create the illusion of space.

Analysis:

Students will describe how materials and techniques affect their own artistic choices, and those of others, to convey 2D and 3D spaces

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of mathematics and language arts.

Duration:

4 sessions of 40 minutes
Session 1: Discussion and sketching
Session 2: Painting the box
Session 3: Collage
Session 4: Creating elements to put in the box