Action Jackson is based on the life of Jackson Pollock, a painter famous for his abstract style. This module explores the vocabulary associated with the elements of art, while encouraging students to be flexible thinkers. Students will scribble, dance, paint, and pantomime while acknowledging that mistakes are an inherent part of creative endeavors.
This module contains the following lessons:
- Scribble to Stardom
- Elements of Art
- Jackson’s Art Defined by Students
- Where and What
- A Beautiful Oops!
- Our Beautiful Oops!
- Encouraging One Another
- Listening & Art
- Not a Box
- Movement Painters
- Paint Like Pollock
Line, Color, Texture, Shape, Value, Space, Tear, Bent, Holes, Smudge, Drip, Spill, Mistake, Action Art, Tempo, Tone
Note: This module is part of 1st Grade: Series 1. The four modules in Series 1 collectively address all National ELA and Core Arts Standards.