http://www.artinaction.org/lessongroup/grades ) are designed around the works of the great masters and are taught by classroom teachers and/or parent volunteers. Students study the masterpiece in a guided discussion and learn about the artist, the style, and the principles of art. Then students create their own original art, reinforcing the concepts and techniques learned from the masterpiece. Each online lesson includes animations and movies, links to artists' biographies, other examples of their art, and much more. View a sample lesson at http://www.artinaction.org/lesson/show/id/12 .
The curriculum is aligned with California and National Visual Arts Standards and integrates with other elements of the core curriculum. More about Art in Action at http://www.artinaction.org/.