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Monet and the Impressionists

£12.00
SKU A56CS40140
Key Stage 2 Art Movements Famous Artists Landscape Art Art Year 5 Year 6

Introduce your Year 5 or Year 6 class to one of the most famous artists of all time with this Monet KS2 Art scheme of work which explores the work of Monet and the Impressionists through a series of six engaging, challenging and creative lessons.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

Through these Monet Art lessons, your class will explore what the Impressionist movement was, find out Monet's life and some of most famous works of art, as well as putting their own creative spin on these masterpieces through a variety of Monet art activities, such as recreating his famous 'Haystacks' series.

This Monet KS2 scheme of work contains everything you need in order to deliver outstanding Art lessons to your class. Each lesson comes fully prepared with a lesson plan, a slideshow for the whole-class teaching input, differentiated activity ideas, step-by-step instructions for a variety of Monet Art activities, and a range of printable resources, such as worksheets and picture cards, to support your class as they create their own Monet and the Impressionists artwork!

#Lesson1Impressionism

This Impressionism KS2 lesson pack for Year 5 or Year 6 will give your class a brief overview of what the art establishment in France was like before the Impressionist movement began. They will then go on to explore some of the reasons behind the spread of new art ideas and how an insult gave Impressionism its name. They will then explore a variety of Impressionist artists and their work, exploring what they had in common.

This Impressionism Art lesson contains a lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Question cards
  • Description cards
#Lesson2MonetLandscapes

This Monet Landscapes Art lesson for Year 5/6 children starts by looking a little closer at the life of Claude Monet before exploring some of his most famous landscape paintings.

The included slideshow presentation then goes through a step-by-step process for how your class can create their very own Impressionist landscapes. They'll then follow these steps to create impressive artwork during their independent art time. There's also the option of going outside to paint an Impressionist painting just like Monet would have done.

This Monet Landscapes planning pack comes with a detailed lesson plan, a slideshow for the whole-class input, differentiated activity ideas and a variety of printable picture cards for inspiration and support.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Picture cards
  • Templates
#Lesson3MonetHaystacks

This Monet Haystacks Art lesson for KS2 children looks at Monet's famous 'Haystacks' series and helps your Year 5/6 class to understand that the Impressionists were interested in light itself as a subject.

They will look in detail at some of Monet's haystack paintings before using a variety of techniques to recreate them for themselves, using colours to portray particular seasons. The slideshow presentation goes through a step-by-step process for how children can do this.

This Monet Haystacks Art lesson is fully prepared and ready for you to deliver to your class. All you need to do is get the paints out!

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson4Cityscapes

This KS2 Impressionism Art lesson explores some of Monet's famous paintings of cities, from the Gare St-Lazare of Paris to the Houses of Parliament in London.

After considering why the art establishment at the time thought paintings of industrialisation were not appropriate art subjects, your children will look at some of Monet's paintings of cities, then either create paintings of their own local town or city, or work as a class to recreate Monet's famous 'Sunset in Venice'.

This Cityscapes Art lesson comes completely planned and ready to deliver to your class. There's a lesson plan, a slideshow for the whole class teaching input, activity ideas and resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Section cards
  • Picture cards
#Lesson5MonetWaterLilies

This Monet Water Lilies KS2 Art lesson focuses on the paintings Monet produced from his picturesque garden at Giverny in his later years, particularly the paintings of the Japanese bridge and the 'Water Lilies' series. They will learn about his difficulty with cataracts and think about how this might have affected Monet and his work.

During their independent art time, they can then either recreate one of Monet's Water Lilies scenes as a class or interpret Monet's garden at Giverny using their own artistic choices.

This Monet Water Lilies Art lesson comes fully planned and ready to for you to deliver to your class. There's an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input (which has step-by-step photo instructions for how children can recreate a water lily painting), differentiated activity ideas and a selection of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Template sheet
  • Photo cards
#Lesson6ABiography

Your class have learnt a lot about Monet and Impressionism over the last few weeks! The final lesson in this scheme of work gives your class the chance to consolidate what they have learnt by putting together a Claude Monet biography.

During the teaching input, your class will have the chance to explore some more of Monet's artwork before reflecting on which of his works they like best and why. During their independent learning time, they can then either create a Monet biography or work as a class, each focusing on a different area of his life or artwork, to create a Monet exhibition.

This lesson comes fully planned and ready to deliver to your class. There's a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation, differentiated activity ideas and a range of handy printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • Booklet template
  • Challenge card
  • Picture cards
  • Time period 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 painting with a range of materials
  • KS2 - about great artists in history
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