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Frida Kahlo

£10.00
SKU A56CS40900
Key Stage 2 Famous Artists Art Year 5 Year 6

This KS2 Frida Khalo Art lesson planning pack for Year 5 and Year 6 will help your class explore the passionate and vibrant artworks of Frida Kahlo and discover the artist behind the famous self-portraits. Children will look in detail at some of Frida Kahlo's most famous artworks, exploring the thought-provoking images to inspire their own self-portraits and artwork.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

With detailed lesson plans, colourful slideshows for each lesson, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable worksheets and resources, this KS2 Frida Kahlo Art lesson pack provides all you need to teach your class about this inspiring artist and will soon have your class creating some fabulous artwork of their own.

#Lesson1LifeandPaintings

In the first lesson of this series, your KS2 class will find out about the life of Frida Kahlo and explore many Frida Kahlo paintings for themselves. The included slideshow presentation for the teaching input introduces your class to this famous artist as they learn about her life and career. They will then explore many of Frida Kahlo's paintings, being encouraged to ask and answer questions as they do so and analyse the paintings presented to them.

By the end of the lesson, your Year 5 or Year 6 class will have a good understanding of who Frida Kahlo was and be able to analyse, describe and comment upon a variety of Frida Kahlo paintings.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Picture Cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Question Cards
  • Information sheet
#Lesson2SelfPortrait

Use this inspiring Frida Kahlo self-portrait lesson plan for Year 5 or Year 6 to help your class discover the powerful and often passionate self-portraits that Frida Kahlo is famous for, as well as giving them the chance to create self-portaits of their own.

Looking through some examples of Frida Kahlo's self-portaits, your children will discover the subtle differences between each one and why Kahlo painted so many pictures of herself.

Your class will then learn about the proportions of the face before trying their hand at their own proportional self-portraits.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheets
  • Reference sheet
#Lesson3ExpressingIdentity

Invite your class to look more closely at Kahlo’s self-portraits and how she used them to express not only her emotions, but her identity as a Mexican woman. Encourage your class to reflect on their own identities and use backgrounds and objects in their self-portrait to express these identities.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson4Surrealism

Enter the Frida Kahlo Surrealism debate with your class as they consider whether or not Kahlo was a Surrealist artist. In this ready-to-teach lesson, your KS2 class will use the works of Dalí and Adnams to compare to Kahlo’s work, using what they find out to decide for themselves whether they consider Frida Kahlo to be a Surrealist painter.

The children can then use this understanding of Surrealism to inspire their own Surrealist work based on dreams or animals.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
#Lesson5Expressingyourself

Present the idea that art can be used to tell stories of emotions and autobiographical moments in an artist’s life. Look into Kahlo’s paintings and discover how she painted pictures of important moments in her life and use these to encourage your class to create an autobiographical piece of their own.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • Reference sheet
  • Challenge cards
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS2 - to create sketch books to record their observations
  • KS2 - to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing with a range of materials
  • KS2 - to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including painting with a range of materials
  • KS2 - to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including sculpture with a range of materials
  • KS2 - about great artists in history
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