This 122 page art unit is a great set of art activities to integrate into the classroom and can be completed throughout the year, as an entire week long unit of study at the end of the year, for summer school, or for enrichment programs. If you’d like to use it as an end of the year unit, I have a suggested daily schedule with each day including at least one reading activity, one writing, one math, one science or social studies lesson, and one art lesson.
Here is the suggested schedule of Art Adventure activities:
Reading: Art History
Writing: Shape Poetry Book
Math: Media Survey and Graphing Activity
Social Studies/Science: Get to Know Some Famous Artists
Art: Matisse Collage
Reading/Writing: Taking Notes for Artist Research from the Computer
Math: Art Problem Solving
Social Studies/Science: Artist Timeline
Art: Warm/Cool Cityscape
Reading: Mary Cassatt
Writing: Make Artist Brochures
Math: Coordinate Grid Activity
Social Studies/Science: Chromatography Activity
Art: Cubism Cat/Dog
Reading: Claude Monet
Writing: Start Memory Book
Math: 3D Doodle Nets
Social Studies/Science: Geography – Where are These Artists From?
Art: Bird Weaving
Reading: Norman Rockwell
Writing: Finish Memory Book
Math: Artists Problem Solving
Social Studies/Science: Color Wheel Activity
Art: Mondrian Style Animal
Bonus Artist Biographies: Michelangelo, Pablo Picasso, Da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, Grandma Moses
Artist Concentration Game
Math: Geometric Animals
Also included: Detailed Teacher Notes and a Book List
Why you’ll love this resource:
- It’s a great way to incorporate more art into your classroom.
- All of the activities are art-related (and academic) to keep your student happily busy and learning at the end of the year!
- There are lots of activities included for each subject area.
- The activities are interactive and hands-on to keep your students’ interest!
- The suggested schedule makes lesson planning easy!
- Detailed teacher notes make the unit clear and easy to manage.
- The letter to parents is editable so you can customize it to your needs.
If you’re looking for more end of the year week long units, you might like to look at these:
Beach Club: End of the Year Unit for 3rd – 5th Grades
Summer Safari: End of the Year Unit for 3rd – 5th Grades
Here are some more end of the year resources:
End of the Year Literacy Set for 3rd – 5th
Time Capsule: Don’t Open Until High School Graduation Project
End of the Year Award Certificates: Editable
End of the Year Awards: Editable
End of the Year Memory Book
I love these hands-on units too!
End of the Year Activities for 3rd – 5th Grades (Set 1)
End of the Year Activities for 3rd – 5th Grades (Set 2)
End of the Year Activities for 3rd – 5th Grades Bundle
Have a wonderful end of the year!
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