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Subject: Art

#370. Artist Scavenger Hunt

Art, level: Elementary
Posted Fri Jun 11 08:54:36 PDT 1999 by Karen Lippe ().
Kingsley Elementary , Waterloo-Blackhawk
Materials Required: access to Internet
Activity Time: 50 minutes
Concepts Taught: art history and art appreciation

ARTIST SCAVENGER HUNT


Purpose: To be able to recognize the art of Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, and Grant
Wood.
To know about the life and styles of art of Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, and
Grant Wood.
To be able to use the computer to gather information on the artists.


Student Directions:
1. Students will work in groups of three.
2. One student will be the Driver(run the computer), one student will be the Recorder(write the answers),one student will be the Timekeeper(Keep the group on focus).
3. You will have 40 minutes to complete the Artist Scavenger Hunt and answer all the questions.
4. Have fun learning more about the artists as you explore the net!!!!


Culminating Activity: Students will identify the artists' work from a group of art prints
based on their knowledge from the Artist Scavenger Hunt. They will verbally
defend their choices by the facts learned from their computer research.

ARTIST SCAVENGER HUNT

Pablo Picasso
v How old was Picasso when he died?
v How many works did Picasso paint in his lifetime?
v Name three styles or periods that dominated Picasso's work.
v What is the name of the mural Picasso painted which is regarded as the single most important work of the 20th century?
Source: http://www.ocaiw.com/picasso.htm

Piet Mondrian
v When did Mondrian live?
v What two types of line did Mondrian use in his paintings?
v What colors did Mondrian use in his paintings?
v Name a title of one of Mondrian's paintings
Source: http://titian.glo.be/~gd 30144/mondrian.html

Grant Wood
v Where was the artist Grant Wood born? When?
v When and where did Grant Wood begin his art training?
v What is Grant Wood's most famous painting?
Source: http://www.rcww.com/anamosa/wood.htm

ARTIST SCAVENGER HUNT

FIND THE PRINT111

What conclusions about the author can you make from what you learned in your scavenger hunt?

SUBJECT
COLORS
STYLE

The name of the artist: