About This Chapter
Artists for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
Help your elementary school students learn about the lives and works of famous artists with this series of engaging and kid-friendly lessons. Children will enjoy these short and simple lessons that cover historically significant artists, such as Claude Monet, Joan Miro and Frida Kahlo. This chapter also includes brief practice quizzes to help your students remember the information they study.
- Claude Monet's art
- Joan Miro's biography
- Facts about Frida Kahlo
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help learning about important artists will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn facts about famous artists.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the contributions of famous artists
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about artists
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about the humanities (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about historically significant artists
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra humanities resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the famous artists your student needs to learn about or review.
- Have your student read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about famous artists.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands the lives and works of famous artists by completing the Artists for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Claude Monet Lesson for Kids: Biography & Art
Claude Monet was a famous French painter. In this lesson, learn about his life, his style of painting, and how things in nature inspired his famous works of art.
2. Joan Miro Biography: Lesson for Kids
Joan Miró was a very famous Spanish artist who created his works in many different art forms. Read on to find out about his life, his family, and his artwork.
3. Frida Kahlo Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
In this lesson, you will learn about an important female artist, Frida Kahlo. Frida's paintings are famous around the world, and as you learn about her life, you will see how it impacted her work as an artist.
4. Jackson Pollock Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
Have you ever seen a splatter painting? If you have, you know a little about artist Jackson Pollock and his signature style. In this lesson, you'll learn about his art career, painting technique, and personal life!
5. John James Audubon Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
John James Audubon was a famous artist who enjoyed creating images of wildlife. In this lesson, learn how Audubon developed a love for nature and how he was an early environmentalist.
6. L.S. Lowry Facts: Lesson for Kids
Laurence S. Lowry was an English artist famous for paintings about urban life. In this lesson, learn about Lowry's childhood and artistic training as well as how he became a well-known painter.
7. Alfred Stieglitz Biography: Lesson for Kids
Alfred Stieglitz is a famous American photographer. In this lesson, find out what famous artist he was married to and discover how he helped photography earn respect as an art form.
8. Ansel Adams Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
Ansel Adams is one of America's most admired photographers. In this lesson, discover how Ansel became involved in preserving the environment, and see pictures of some of his most famous photographs.
9. Marcel Duchamp Biography: Lesson for Kids
What is art? Who gets to decide what art is? Those are two questions that Marcel Duchamp wanted to answer with his art. In this lesson, find out about Duchamp's life and decide for yourself if a bicycle wheel is really art.
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