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Vincent van Gogh

£12.00
SKU A34CS40220
Key Stage 2 Famous Artists Portrait Art Art Year 3 Year 4

Introduce your class to one of the most famous artists of all time with this Vincent van Gogh KS2 Art scheme of work for Year 3 and Year 4. Discover what Post-Impressionism is and what techniques Vincent van Gogh used in his paintings. Your class will then explore his works in more detail and have a go at creating some art of their own!

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

This Vincent van Gogh KS2 planning pack contains a series of six lessons that provide all your need to turn your class into budding artists. There are six detailed lesson plans with differentiated activity ideas, a set of slides for each of the teaching inputs, and a range of printable worksheets and other resources to help you deliver their independent learning with ease. All you need to do is download, teach and watch as your class recreate the masterpieces of this famous artist!

#Lesson1CreatingDepthUsingLines

The first lesson in this series gives your class a brief overview of who Van Gogh was as well as detailing some of his famous paintings. They will then go on to explore a selection of his blossom paintings, discussing how Van Gogh used line to create depth, before recreating one of his paintings. By the end of this lesson your class will know more about this famous artist and feel confident they are beginning know van Gogh's painting technique.

This lesson contains a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas, a worksheet, differentiated Picture Cards and a Viewfinder.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • Picture cards
  • Viewfinder sheet
#Lesson2Sunflowers

This lesson starts by looking closely at Van Gogh's 'Sunflower' paintings. The slides go through these paintings grouped by year and encourage your class to look for similarities and differences. They will then be shown a step-by-step process on the slides detailing how to create shades and tints of colours, before applying this skill to their own paintings.

This lesson contains a lesson plan, slides, differentiated activity ideas, differentiated worksheets, differentiated Challenge Cards and Colour Mixing Strips.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Challenge cards
  • Colour mixing strips sheet
#Lesson3RevisitingSunflowers

During this lesson your class will think about how to paint Van Gogh Sunflowers again. They will be encouraged to think about how Van Gogh's technique and use of colour changed and developed over time. Your class will then revisit the flowers they painted and reflect on how they previously approached their painting. Then they will paint the flowers again, using colours, shades and tints to portray how the flowers have changed over time.

This lesson contains a lesson plan, slideshow presentation, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets, Colour Mixing Strips and Colour Mixing Instructions.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Colour mixing strips sheet
  • Colour mixing instruction sheet
#Lesson4CreatingMovementUsingLines

This lesson explores some of Van Gogh's famous paintings and accompanying sketches. After considering how and why Van Gogh used lines in the pictures, your children will either create sketches of one of his landscape paintings or of landscape photos.

This lesson includes a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and differentiated Picture Cards.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson5Sketches

This lesson focuses on the sketches Van Gogh produced over his lifetime. Your class will be shown a selection of them grouped by theme. They will be encouraged to think about the techniques Van Gogh used and the effect different types of lines have on his sketches. Your class will then either sketch a classroom object from a variety of angles or they will revisit a piece of their art to develop their skills.

This lesson contains a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas and differentiated worksheets.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson6Portraits

Your class have learnt a lot about Van Gogh over the last few weeks. This lesson offers your class the chance to explore his portraits and self-portraits before creating their own in his style. The step-by-step instructions on the slides encourage the children to use all the techniques and skills they have been developing over this unit.

This lesson contains a lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and differentiated Portrait Cards.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Portrait sheets
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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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