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1 Lesson Plan Lumiere Reel
This lesson demonstrates how to create a Lumiere reel and introduces students to different types of lenses and shots.
2 Lesson Plan Writing for Comics Exercise
This lesson explores writing for the limited format of one comic page, using condensed story writing with short but impactful content.
3 Lesson Plan Character Discovery (Comics)
This lesson explores shapes and how artists apply them to construct the figure.
4 Teaching Activity Photo Hunt - Emphasis on Street Photography
This activity is based on the familiar Treasure Hunt game that children play, this activity sets specific parameters for shooting, including lens focal length and what to shoot, while still leaving room for creativity.
5 Teaching Activity Photographic Assignment - Navigating Your Neighborhood!
This activity builds observational skills and sensorial awareness, while shooting in a familiar area.
6 Teaching Activity 25 Vantage-Point Portraits
This activity provides a hands-on exploration of point-of-view or vantage point when shooting. It is also a good exercise to use when exploring portraiture and in stimulating students' ability to see differently.
7 Teaching Activity Collage
This hands-on activity is great for engaging youth in their own, unedited creative process, while teaching them about composition, visual narrative, deriving meaning from work, expressing creative intent, and more.
8 Teaching Activity Compositing Exercise
This activity demonstrates how to create composite images using PhotoShop. It also introduces students to the notion of constructing images in photography from their imagination.
9 Teaching Activity Photo Drawing Exercise
This activity is designed to develop a greater sense of composition.
10 Teaching Activity Photo Hunt
This activity focuses on capturing the energy of a place or situation. It allows students to practice taking a wide variety of photos and develop their observation skills.
11 Teaching Activity Architecture
This activity allows students to develop perspective and aesthetic reasoning through the use of drawing and working with clay.
12 Teaching Activity Mosaic Masks
This activity provides students with a background on mosaic technique and allows them to create their own mosaic masks.
13 Teaching Activity Mini-Me (Body Outline Sketches)
This activity allows students to develop a sense of self and to express their feelings and thoughts through self portraits.
14 Teaching Activity Ocean Habitats
This activity introduces the idea of recycling as art. Students are asked to create an ocean habitat using scrap-recycled materials.
15 Teaching Activity Recycled Materials Robot
This activity allows students to use their imagination in creating their own robot. It teaches students about various textures and materials and how they can be used in art.
16 Teaching Activity Torn Paper Collage
This activity allows students to use torn paper to create their visions of anything.
17 Teaching Activity Robot Re-creation
This activity allows students to look back on the previous exercise the completed, Recycled Materials Robot, and express what they learned. Students use their imagination to develop a story about the robot they have created.
18 Teaching Activity Give Me the Light (Shooting a Subject Outdoors Using Controlled Lighting)
This activity demonstrates how to control lighting with bounce cards or reflectors and how to recognize different types of lighting.
19 Teaching Activity Learning Cinematic Language
A shooting exercise to develop skills in narrative filmmaking
20 Teaching Resource Making a Negative Sandwich in the Darkroom
How to print two different negatives at the same time to create one image.
21 Teaching Resource Multi-Media Slide samples
This provides links to multi-media slide shows which can be useful examples for students.
22 Teaching Resource Coachella Syllabus Template
This is a Syllabus Template for Venice Arts' project Picturing Health, which was implemented in eight Southern and Central California communities in 2010-11. It may serve as a useful guide for others implementing similar programs in their communities. Note that it is a one-week, intensive camp model.
23 Teaching Resource TOE 2010-11 Curriculum
This is a curriculum developed for the Robert Ho Foundation.

 
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