Curriculum: Language Arts

Pictures

Usually lessons take a class through a project, this lesson takes a class through reflection and display, a great complement to any activity.

Heart Collage

A simple lesson designed for younger students. Perfect for Valentines or Mothers Day.

Add a Page to Love

Using Keith Haring's book, LOVE, as a stepping stone, students are asked to create their own page to express love while challenging their use of color.

Decoding Haring’s Symbols

A lesson in yarn painting sent in by a teacher from New Jersey. Support tools such as the video, "Drawing the Line: a Portrait of Keith Haring" were used and discussed.

Hip Hop Dance Cut-Outs

Emphasizing collaboration, this teacher brought in music that Keith Haring worked to when he was making art and helped her students create a mural using it as inspiration.

Marbling a la Haring

Using the process of paper marbling, this teacher has found a way to help students deconstruct and compose their own abstract compositions.

Clay Alphabet Sculpture Scenes

Clay Alphabet Sculpture Scenes

A fun and informative introduction to the art of Keith Haring and an opportunity for students to sculpt their own clay letters!

Creating Stories

Looking and drawing merge in this lesson to help students understand and appreciate Keith Haring's work. As an extension to this project, these NYC school children decorated bags containing holiday gifts for local charities.