An Education Program
of the R.W. Norton Art Gallery
Lessons

This lesson focuses on exterior spaces depicted in works of art. Students practice using vocabulary associated with the weather and time of day. Activities in this section teach students about some of the elements of art (color and line) and about writing descriptions of the weather and time o...

This lesson will focus on helping students understand what a portait is and the six elements of portraiture. Students will observe and infer the story that is communicated by the artist. The lesson will also focus on using technology to teach the elements of a story.

The learners will evaluate and develop English language arts skills by working with the learning tool, the Norton Navigator. Learners use the Norton Navigator to study art pieces or use information developed in the Norton Navigator for other lesson experiences. Each learner inte...