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Online Extras / October 2015

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Additional Links for October 2015

Art is at the Core: Frida Kahlo (page 12)
A note from author Amanda Koonlaba: “Please use professional and responsible judgment before you share any of these resources with students. Some of Kahlo’s works are controversial and vary greatly in developmental appropriateness for students.”

Learn more about Frida and her art:
http://www.fridakahlo.org

http://www.frida-kahlo-foundation.org

http://www.fridakahlo.com

View Frida Kahlo’s “Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird”:
http://cn0.wnet.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/NY-Frida-Kahlo.jpg

Slide-based presentations on Frida Kahlo, appropriate for a range of grade levels:
http://www.slideshare.net/search/slideshow?searchfrom=header&q=frida+kahlo

View the Paul Gauguin’s 1889 “Self-Portrait”:
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/Collection/art-object-page.46625.html

Related lesson plan created specifically for the Gauguin self-portrait:
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/education/teachers/lessons-activities/self-portraits/gauguin.html

Thinking Maps are research-based tools for organizing thinking. The Double Bubble Map, mentioned in this
article, is used for comparing and contrasting. Learn more:
http://thinkingmaps.com/why-thinking-maps-2/

Random number generators:
1)  For a no-frills, quick way to generate random numbers, the author likes this one:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.brandao.randomnumbergenerator&hl=en

2)  iTunes has several free digital random number generators for use with tablets:
https://appsto.re/us/kFWZL.i

https://appsto.re/us/LubxP.i

https://appsto.re/us/peSDK.i

https://appsto.re/us/hODg6.i

3)  A fancier (but not free) option:
https://www.random.org/app/

Be sure to check out “Art Ideas for Substitutes: Portraits of Frida,” on page 23 of this issue:
http://pubdev.ipaperus.com/ArtsandActivities/AAOctober2015/?page=23


Yearlong High School Curriculum: Building a Strong
Foundation / Lesson 2 of 10 
“Visualizing Vocabulary” (page 16)

View/download these related materials:

1. Lesson Plan  >>download

2. Visual Art Project Evaluation Form  >>download

3. Vocabulary List  >>download


A&A Art Print: Women Artists, 
Imogen Cunningham, “Frida Kahlo, Painter, 1931” (page 19-22)
Related links:

Learn more about Imogen Cuningham and see more of her work:
http://www.imogencunningham.com

Sources to support the High School “Classroom Use” activity described in this article:
http://www.legacy.com/news/legends-and-legacies/4-self-portraits-that-reveal-frida-kahlos-inner-life/3341/

http://www.artnet.com/awc/imogen-cunningham.html

 

Art Ideas for Substitutes: Portraits of Frida (page 23)
Related resources and links:

A note from author Amanda Koonlaba: “Please use professional and responsible judgment before you share any of these resources with students. Some of Kahlo’s works are controversial and vary greatly in developmental appropriateness for students.”

Learn more about Frida and her art:
http://www.fridakahlo.org

http://www.frida-kahlo-foundation.org

http://www.fridakahlo.com

Simple instructions for how to draw a human face:
http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Draw-a-Face-Proportions-Made-Easy/?ALLSTEPS

 

Alive and Kicking … Not Just the Dead Guys: Focusing on 21st-Century Artists in the Art Room (page 24)

See more of Dalek’s work:
http://www.dalekart.com

Videos of Dalek working:

Mural in Boulder, Colorado:
https://vimeo.com/72363045

Artist Dalek’s Timelapse at Hurley HQ:
https://youtu.be/vlc81KF6Rbk

Literature in the Art Room: Integrating Art and Science with “Owl Moon” (page 30)

View photographs and learn more about “Owls of North America”:
http://www.owlpages.com/owls.php?location=North+America

Listen to some North American owls:
https://macaulaylibrary.org/guide/voices-of-north-american-owls

Find some popular Jane Yolen & Owl Moon videos here:

Watch the video, “The Amazing Snowy Owl: A Nature Documentary”:

 

 


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