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Lesson One – Seurat’s Paintings

This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to investigate and present some of the different themes and ideas presented in paintings by a significant French artist. The children discuss examples of a range of paintings by Georges Seurat as preparation for replicating the artist’s style and techniques.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and present some of the different themes and ideas presented in paintings by a significant French artist

Learning Objectives

Question and make thoughtful observations about paintings by a famous artist. Select vocabulary to describe themes and ideas used in artwork.

Learning Outcomes

I can make careful observations to describe a painting by a famous artist. I can choose vocabulary to express ideas and moods depicted in a painting.

Seurat’s Paintings

Teaching sequence to help the children investigate and present some of the different themes and ideas presented in paintings by a significant French artist

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Georges Seurat

Display poster for whole class discussion to help the children explore and describe the colours and techniques used in a painting by a significant French artist

Seurat’s Paintings

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children explore and describe the colours and techniques used in paintings by a significant French artist

Painting Questions

Table display card to help the children discuss and explore themes and ideas presented in artwork by a significant French artist

Seurat’s Paintings

Interactive activity to help the children investigate and present some of the different themes and ideas presented in paintings by a significant French artist

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and present some of the different themes and ideas presented in paintings by a significant French artist

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