Themes in Art - Across the Curriculum

Themes in Art - Across the Curriculum

Submitted by: Patty Knott


INTERDISCIPLINARY THEMES

 

Grade

Theme

Discipline(s)

K

Observing

Discovering

Imagining

 

All

1

Patterns

Exploration

Connections

 

Language Arts/SCI

2

Relationships

Changes

Investigations

 

Language Arts

3

Similarities & Differences

  • Environments

  • Cultures

  • Adaptations

 

LA/SS/SCI

4

Cause & Effect

 

LA/SS

5

Conflict Resolution

 

SS

6

Problems & Solutions

 

SS

7

Investigation/Exploration

Change

Relationships/Interrelationships

 

All

8

Actions & outcomes

Communication/Expression

Dilemmas & Decisions

 

All

9

Citizenship

Bridges

Identity

 

English

10

The Individual & Society

Nature, Spirituality & the Soul

Freedom & Justice

 

English

11

Chaos and Order

Innocence and Experience

Origins of Classical Thought

The Search for Truth and Meaning

 

English

 

Themes in Art

  • Myths, Rituals

  • Heroes & Heroines

  • The Life Cycle -- birth, growth, death

  • Symbols

  • Aesthetic Response

  • Time & Place - recall the past and anticipate the future

  • Social Bonding -- celebration, fun

  • The Natural World

  • Work

  • Search for a larger purpose

  • Art & the Body

  • Notions of Identity

Performance

Abjection

Masquerade

Dis "I" bility

Fragmentation

Depiction of children

"othering"

exoticism

power

control & identity

Video

Photo

Sculpture

Drawing

Paint

Installation

Performance

puppetry

 

 


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