Edvard Munch Lesson Plan

Instructor: Artem Cheprasov
This lesson plan will help students learn some basic biography of Edvard Munch and his painting style. It will also outline two activities that will help students recognize his paintings and appreciate how valuable they are to collectors around the world.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Discuss Edvard Munch's biography
  • Explain Edvard Munch's painting style
  • Identify Edvard Munch's paintings


60-120 minutes

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.4

Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.


  • Images of Munch's works, including The Scream
  • Note cards or lecture slides with 30-50 images from various artists, including several of Munch's and other German expressionists
  • Art Supplies
  • Poster Board

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