Task: Students will research the life and contributions of Pablo Picasso and create a clay animation that teaches others about one of his periods such as the Blue period, Rose period, or Cubism
Pablo Picasso The Tragedy, 1903 Chester Dale Collection 1963.10.196 Rose Period Pablo Picasso Family of Saltimbanques, 1905 Chester Dale Collection 1963.10.190 Blue Period House in a Garden Picasso, Pablo. Oil on canvas. 73.6x60.5 cm France. 1908 Source of Entry: State Museum of New Western Art, Moscow. 1930 Cubism
National Standards for Arts Education - National Art Education Association (NAEA)Students should have an informed acquaintance with exemplary works of art from a variety of cultures and historical periods, and a basic understanding of historical development in the arts disciplines, across the arts as a whole, and within cultures.
Standard 1: Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Arts. Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the visual arts and participates in various roles in the arts. This will be evident when the students create a clay animation and sets up the storyboard.
Standard 2: Knowing and Using Arts Materials and Resources. Students will be knowledgeable about the make use of the materials and resources available for participation in the arts in various roles. This will be evident when the students use molding clay, tools and any other supplies to construct their characters.
NYS Visual Arts Learning Standards (continued)
Standard 3: Responding and Analyzing Works of Arts. Students will respond critically to a variety of works in the arts, connecting the individual work to other works and to other aspects of human endeavor and thought. This will be evident when the students research and compare the life and history of Pablo Picasso and the different periods of his life to create their short clay animation.
Standard 4: Understanding the Cultural Contributions of the Arts. Students will develop and understanding of the personal and cultural forces that shape artistic communication and how the arts in turn shape the diverse cultures of past and present society. This will be evident when the students create their characters in the form of the different periods of Pablo Picasso ’s life.
NETS 3-5 Performance Standards: 1. Use keyboards and other common input and output devices (including adaptive devices when necessary) efficiently and effectively. (1)
5. Use technology tools (e.g., multimedia authoring, presentation, Web tools, digital cameras, scanners) for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities to create knowledge products for audiences inside and outside the classroom. (3, 4)
7. Use telecommunications and online resources (e.g., e-mail, online discussions, Web environments) to participate in collaborative problem-solving activities for the purpose of developing solutions or products for audiences inside and outside the classroom. (4, 5)