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Self-Portrait

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SKU A12CS40170
Key Stage 1 Famous Artists Portrait Art Sculpture Art Year 1 Year 2
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Instantly download six Self-Portraits KS1 lessons complete with PDF lesson slides and resources. Explore famous artists and their self-portraits before challenging your KS1 class to explore different pencils and paints as well as the medium of collage to create their own artwork.
 
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With lesson plans, informative slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and much more, these Self-Portraits KS1 lessons give you everything you need to teach this creative, challenging and cheerful scheme of work!

This scheme of work is also part of a Topic Bundle. Perfect if you are teaching 'This is Me' as a cross-curricular topic.

 
#Lesson1FamousSelfPortraits

Spark inspiration with this initial Self-Portraits KS1 art lesson in which your class will investigate the differences between portraits and self-portraits. They will then discuss and explore existing self-portraits by famous artists such us Matisse, Kahlo and Rembrandt.

The children are challenged to describe and investigate their personal opinions of the different self-portraits. They need to use adjectives to describe the artwork as well as expressing and justifying their opinions.

This lesson packs comes with everything you need to explore famous self-portraits with your KS1 class, including a detailed lesson plan, PDF lesson slides and accompanying printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Portrait cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Word cards
  • Word bank
  • Scavenger hunt cards
#Lesson2Collage

Explore the medium of collage with your class as they create self-portraits using paper. They will discuss and investigate existing collage portraits before looking at the different ways a face can be created using paper.

Alternatively, challenge your class to create their own silhouette profile portrait and add collage to it to reflect aspects of themselves and their personality.

This pack contains detailed lesson plans, PDF lesson slides as well as extra printable resources to use if there aren't any suitable collage materials available.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Collage sheets
#Lesson3SketchingPencils

What's the difference between a 2H and a 4B? Investigate pencils with your KS1 class as they experiment with the different marks that can be made using different kinds of pencils. They are asked to comment on these marks and then explore these marks and lines as they add detail to facial features or portraits.

This lesson aims to allow children the opportunity to explore and experiment with the marks they make when sketching, discussing it with each other and noting differences they can spot as they draw.

This lesson comes with PDF lesson plans and slides as well as printable resources to support your class as they explore.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Features cards
  • Teacher notes
  • Word stickers
  • Word mat
  • Portrait sheet
#Lesson4ExperimentingwithPaint

In this painting lesson the children will discuss and experiment with different kinds of paint. They will compare watercolour and poster paints and begin to think about which effects they can create with each.

This lesson aims to allow children the opportunity to explore and experiment with the marks they make when painting, discussing it with each other and noting differences they can spot as they create their artwork.

This lesson comes with PDF lesson plans and slides as well as printable resources to support your class as they explore.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture card
  • Word stickers
  • Technique sheet
#Lesson5CreatingaSelfPortrait

Challenge your class to create their own self-portrait using their learning from previous lessons. They can make choices about the pencils they use to sketch themselves with as well as the paint they will use in their artwork. Alternatively, you can look at creating silhouette profile portraits using a tracing skill and challenging your class to decorate their new portrait with things about themselves.

This lesson comes complete with a detailed lesson plan, PDF lesson slides and printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Templates
#Lesson6ClaySelfPortraits

Create a totally different kind of self-portrait using clay! Let your class sculpt and explore this medium by investigating different ways clay can be manipulated to create desired shapes. The children can then begin to use tools to add details and other features to their clay self-portraits.

This pack includes a ready-to use lesson plan, slides and printable resources to make your clay art lesson simple and easy to plan.

What's included:

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Clay techniques sheet
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
  • to use drawing to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • to use painting to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • to use sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
  • about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

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