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Seurat and Pointillism

£12.00
SKU A34CS40190
Key Stage 2 Art Movements Famous Artists Landscape Art Art Year 3 Year 4

These Seurat and Pointillism KS2 lesson plans are guaranteed to make your Year 3 or Year 4 class dotty about art! Not only will they find out about Seurat, the father of Pointillism, and his famous Pointillist artwork, but they will also have the chance to create their very own Pointillism art projects using a range of techniques.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

These Seurat and Pointillism lesson plans are fully planned and ready for you to deliver to your class. You do not need any Art specialism or experience to deliver these fantastic lessons to your Year 3 or Year 4 children – it's all been meticulously planned and prepared for you so that you can teach outstanding Art lessons without having to spend hours of your own time planning.

Each lesson comes with an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a slideshow for the whole-class teaching input, differentiated activity ideas, clear instructions and demonstrations for Pointillism art projects that the children can then do independently, as well as a range of printable resources to support their independent artwork, such as worksheets, picture cards and challenges.

#Lesson1IntroducingSeurat

This Introducing Seurat Art lesson introduces your KS2 class to Seurat and the Pointillist movement. It starts by describing the art of the Impressionists and explaining how Seurat's style differed to that of Monet, Renoir and other Impressionists. It then explores some of Seurat's paintings and gives your class the chance to find out more about the man behind the paintings.

Downloading this Introducing Seurat Art lesson will give you access to a complete ready-to-teach planning pack, including a detailed lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of helpful printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture sheet
  • Differentiated information sheets
  • Fact file
#Lesson2ExperimentingwithPointillism

This Experimenting with Pointillism lesson plan recaps what the children have learnt so far about Seurat and Pointillism before giving your KS2 class the chance to experiment with Pointillism for themselves.

The included slideshow presentation shows some examples of how a Pointillist effect can be created using cotton buds, paintbrushes and felt-tips. Your class can then try out these methods for themselves and decide which they like best and which are most effective.

This fun Experimenting with Pointillism lesson comes ready to teach with an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a slideshow, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Colouring sheets
#Lesson3OpticalColourMixing

Seurat was very interested in the science of colour and this Optical Colour Mixing KS2 Art lesson teaches your Year 3/4 class about his theories of optical colour mixing and complementary colours.

During their independent activities, your children can then test out these theories for themselves through a range of activities.

This lesson contains a lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources to support your class as they explore optical colour mixing for themselves.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Colour wheel
  • Challenge sheets
#Lesson4Shading

This Pointillism Shading lesson takes a closer look at some of Seurat's Pointillist paintings, looking specifically at how he used Pointillism to create shading.

The slides then show your KS2 children how they can use dots to create areas of light and dark, as well as how to blend colours, before challenging them to practise their Pointillism shading skills independently.

This fun Pointillism Shading lesson is fully prepared and ready to teach. There's a lesson plan, an engaging slideshow presentation for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of helpful printable teaching resources to support your class and help them develop these techniques.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Challenge cards
  • Picture cards
#Lesson5OtherPointillismArtists

This KS2 Art lesson explores other Pointillism artists who befriended Georges Seurat and joined in the Pointillist movement, including Signac, Angrand and Luce.

Your class can then either choose one of these Pointillist artists to explore in further detail or create Signac's famous 'Portrait of Félix Fénéon' for themselves.

This Pointillism Artists lesson comes fully planned with a detailed lesson plan, a slideshow presentation for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated challenge cards
  • Artist cards
  • Picture card
  • Worksheet
#Lesson6PointillismArtProjects

The final lesson in this series gives your KS2 class the chance to express everything they have learnt about Pointillism in their own Pointillism art project. They will think back to everything they have learnt and all the techniques they have used to create their own artwork on the theme of their choice.

The included slideshow presentation and printable resources help give your children some ideas for their Pointilism art project but the sky's the limit – they can paint whatever they like!

This creative lesson will really give your class the chance to express themselves whilst drawing on all the techniques and knowledge they have gained over the last few lessons.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Idea 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 painting with a range of materials
  • KS2 - about great artists in history
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