Enduring Understanding 3: Every art form uses its own unique language, verbal and non-verbal, to document and communicate with the world.

General Information
Number: VA.5.O.3
Title: Every art form uses its own unique language, verbal and non-verbal, to document and communicate with the world.
Type: Enduring Understanding
Subject: Visual Art
Grade: 5
Big Idea: Organizational Structure

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Related Access Points

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Independent

VA.5.O.3.In.a
Use symbols, visual language, and/or written language to document self or others.

Supported

VA.5.O.3.Su.a
Use personal symbols in artwork to document surroundings and community.

Participatory

VA.5.O.3.Pa.a
Create works of art to document self-perception.

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Lesson Plan

Selfies Before Smartphones:

In this lesson students will learn about self-portraits and art criticism.  Students will analyze Andy Warhol’s camouflage Self-Portrait.  Students will then be guided through a  lesson in which they create their own self-portrait ("selfie") using a digital photograph, acetate and a watercolor background.  Students will write an artist statement about their finished self-portrait.   

 

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