Animals in Nightmares and Dreams

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Title

Animals in Nightmares and Dreams

Subject

Nightmares and Dreams

Description

Learners will view artworks and listen to stories featuring animals in nightmares/dreams. They will discuss what it means to dream and use their imaginations to create a watercolor painting featuring an animal in a nightmare or dream.

Creator

Lynn Sanders-Bustle

Source

1957.62 Ancient City, Nara by Kiyoshi Saito. 1957.

Publisher

Handheld Art

Contributor

Columbia Museum of Art

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Duration

3 classes

Standards

Visual Arts Standards:
VA2-1.1 Identify the materials, techniques, and processes used in a variety of
artworks.
VA2-3.3 Discuss the ways that choices of subject matter, symbols, and ideas
combine to communicate meaning in his or her works of visual art.

Integrated CCSS:
• CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

Objectives

Learners will understand that people and animals have nightmares and dreams and that many animals are the subjects of nightmares and dreams. They will use their imaginations to create an artwork that tells the story of animal in a dream or nightmare.

Materials

Paper to paint on, watercolors, Large water containers, brushes, and paper towels

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