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Lesson Four – Sunrise and Sunset

This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to practise mixing a range of colour shades to reflect different times of the day in artwork. The children can create swatches of colours to show some of the shades that they can use when painting a landscape of the school.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise mixing a range of colour shades to reflect different times of the day in artwork

Learning Objectives

Record from experience and first-hand observation when selecting colour shades to reflect ideas. Combine and mix paints to create colour shades to express times of the say.

Learning Outcomes

I can select colour shades based on what I know and what I can see to match a specific theme. I can mix colour shades to represent sunrise and sunset.

Sunrise and Sunset

Teaching sequence to help the children practise mixing a range of colour shades to reflect different times of the day in artwork

The Park at Petworth House by J M W Turner

Display poster to help the children identify and describe how artists can depict light and shadow in artwork of different landscapes

Sunrise Colour Swatch

Template to help the children identify and record a range of colour shades that can be used to represent a specific a time of day

Sunset Colour Swatch

Template to help the children identify and record a range of colour shades that can be used to represent a specific a time of day

Sunrise and Sunset

Interactive activity to help the children practise mixing a range of colour shades to reflect different times of the day in artwork

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise mixing a range of colour shades to reflect different times of the day in artwork

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