BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM
|Winslow Homer Style Landscapes
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|Grade: 4th Grade
|NYS Content Area Standard:
Standard 1: Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Arts
|NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
||Adirondack Curriculum Content Area:
Culture & The Arts
Arts 1: develop their own ideas and images through the exploration and creation of art works based on themes, symbols, and events (b
|Keywords: Winslow Homer, landscape painting|
|Investigative Question or Issue: How to artist depict their environments?|
Intended as a follow-up to a lesson on watercolor techniques.
View and discuss images and information from a power point presentation about Winslow Homer's Adirondack landscapes. Compare and contrast to The Husdon River School style.
Homer- more realistic view of nature, people interacting with the environment, close-up views The Husdson River School - more romantic view of nature, people very insignificant, large panoramic views
To investigate Winslow Homer's Adirondack landscapes, comparing and contrasting to the Hudson River School style.
To create an Adirondack landscape inspired by Homer's work which will depict people interacting with the environment . (fishing, hiking, skiing, canoeing, rock climbing
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Elements of ADK landscape are illustrated
Perspective is obvious (forground, mid-ground, and background)
Artwork depicts people interacting with environment
Use of watercolor techniques taught is evident
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