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People in Action

£12.00
SKU A56CS40190
Key Stage 2 Portrait Art World Health Day Art Year 5 Year 6

Spring into action with this set of 6 ready-to-teach Art 'People in Action' lesson plans for Year 5 and 6. These lessons give your class a fascinating insight into movement art, looking at the work of various artists and famous artwork as well as giving them the chance to create a variety of their own artwork of 'people in action'.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

Including lesson plans, informative slides, differentiated activity ideas, worksheets and picture cards, these 'People in Action' lessons have everything you need to teach this lively and action-packed module!

#Lesson1StrikeaPose

The first lesson in this series starts by showing your class some different examples of movement, particularly body movement, in art. They can then practise some poses and slow-motion movements together before sketching some of these poses from first-hand observation.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
#Lesson2FacialExpressions

Get your class to do some 'face acting' in this lesson as they explore how the features of the face change when engaged in physical activity, with a variety of images to study and imitate. They can then have a go at sketching some different facial expressions and look at how the expression on cartoon faces can be altered with a few simple tricks.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • Picture cards
  • Help sheet
#Lesson3MovementArtists

This lesson gives your class the opportunity to study the work of different artists who portray movement in their work, including Muybridge, Boccioni and Delaunay, and looks at different techniques used to create the illusion of movement. They can then use these pieces as the inspiration for their own examples of movement art.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Picture cards
#Lesson4MakingMontages

Use the step-by-step guide on the slides in this lesson to teach your class how to create interesting montages that give the illusion of movement by placing the same figure in a series of different positions. They can then add their own features to their montages to express their creativity.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Montage figures sheets
#Lesson5Printing

This hands-on lesson looks at a different way of creating movement art by using a press print to repeat an identical image. They will think back to the montages they created in the previous lesson and consider how they can extend this and how they can improve their work.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
#Lesson6MakingMovementArt

The final lesson in this series gives your class the chance to gather all the ideas they have collected throughout the scheme of work to create their own independent piece of movement art, drawing on the work of artists studied and the work they have previously created.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Activity cards
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS2 - to create sketch books to record their observations
  • KS2 - use sketchbooks to review and revisit ideas
  • 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 - about great artists in history
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