Google Classroom Lesson: Wayne Thiebaud & Claes Oldenburg Unit

In class before we left, my students were learning about Pop Artists Wayne Thiebaud and Claes Oldenburg. I gave a short art history about each artist and then students completed assignments based upon each artist. More recently, the students completed a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting artwork that I displayed on the board.

Since we have been out of the building, our school has been utilizing Google Classroom as a platform for virtual learning. Here is the first unit that I completed with my 6th-grade students.

Since I only see my students once per week, I have been posting one assignment per week on Monday morning and allowing students to complete it at their leisure during the week and submitting the assignment before the end of the day on Friday. The first group of assignments related together as a larger unit.

Assignment 1: Wayne Thiebaud Bio

“Read Wayne Thiebaud Biography
Answer Questions relating to Biography (in complete sentences)
Submit your assignment via Google Classroom. Please make sure you include your first name, last name and class name on the top!
Due Date: [INSERT DUE DATE]

If you have any issues with the assignment (the reading, submitting it, etc) please let me know as soon as possible. Thanks! 

Puedes Usar: https://www.spanishdict.com/translation Y responder en español. las respuestas están en la lectura en la otra página.

If anyone needs/wants to listen to the bio while reading along: https://youtu.be/eeM3PfEwdmg

Assignment 2: Claes Oldenburg Bio

“Read Claes Oldenburg Biography
Answer Questions relating to Biography (in complete sentences)
Submit your assignment via Google Classroom. Please make sure you include your first name, last name and class name on the top!
Due Date: [INSERT DUE DATE]

If you have any issues with the assignment (the reading, submitting it, etc) please let me know as soon as possible. Thanks! 

Puedes Usar: https://www.spanishdict.com/translation Y responder en español. las respuestas están en la lectura en la otra página”

Assignment 3: Virtual Museum Visit

“Visit a museum virtually to answer some questions about the artwork (mini-critique) from Wayne Thiebaud and Claes Oldenburg. Please use the template that I provide you and submit in Word Doc (NOT PDF) before [INSERT DUE DATE] Your responses for the description should be more than 1-2 sentences. If you have any questions, please email me: [INSERT CONTACT]

If you try this out, I’d love to hear from you! ImperfectlyPatricia@gmail.com


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