Lessons and activities relating to the Van Gogh Starry Night Unit. Includes hands on and interactive digital assignments for Google Classroom.
This unit was set up for a hybrid schedule with students attending in person every other day, while completing assignments in Google Classroom at home. All linked documents are available for free download on my Teachers Pay Teachers page.
Artist/Theme: Vincent Van Gogh
Materials: exemplars, pencils, erasers, colored pencils, sharpener, paper, Google Classroom/Google Products, device
Teacher Prep: Color Theory PowerPoint, create Google Forms
Day 1: In Person: Introduce the unit using the Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night Unit PowerPoint Presentation. Show examples and have students begin brainstorming and sketching their ideas.
Day 2: At Home: Students will work on and complete the one-day assignment: Scholastic Magazine Article: Brush With the Law which consists of two documents.
-Brush With The Law- QUESTIONS
Day 3: In Person: Students will continue working on their Starry Night inspired landscape drawings.
Day 4: At Home: Students will work on and complete the one-day assignment: Scholastic Magazine Article: How to Make a Masterpiece which consists of two documents.
-How to Make a Masterpiece- ARTICLE
–How to Make a Masterpiece- RESPONSE QUESTIONS
Day 5: In Person: Go through the self-assessment rubric (Google Form) and have students complete and upload their landscape drawings.
Students who complete their work early can catch up on the at home assignments, and work on Van Gogh games.