Art and Music Lesson Plans
- ArchKIDecture - Here are a few lesson plans that have been developed by various teachers and architects across the United States.
- Arts and Music - Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Find lesson plans of different artists, music, theater and film.
- ArtsEdge Lesson Plan Finder - A list of visual arts lesson plans that you can search by grade band.
- Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears - Arts and Crafts activities based around a polar theme.
- Campfire Stories with George Catlin - Take a virtual journey to meet American Indians of the 1830s with artist, George Catlin.
- Fine Arts - New York Times - Explore current issues in depth or search fine arts by subject.
- Grade by Grade Guide to Building Art Lessons - Guidance on lesson plan building from the J. Paul Getty Museum. Include some sample lessons.
- National Gallery of Art Lessons and Activities - Organized into thematic units, each grade-level-specific lesson plan focuses on a single work of art and can be executed within one to two class periods.
- National Gallery of Art Teaching Packets - They include a printed booklet with in-depth background information, suggestions for student activities, supplemental image CDs or slides, and often with color study prints, timelines, and bibliographies.
- Smithsonian - Art and Design Lesson Plans - This page contains a list of art lesson plans for various grade levels.
- Arts Toolkit - Music Lesson Plans - Each lesson plan listing includes the target grades, the title, a summary of the activity, and the Arts Toolkit resource used.
- Edsitement - Music From Across America - To develop their listening skills, students use worksheets to record their impressions about the music they hear.
- Jazz - Lesson Plans (Grades K - 5) - The activities and lesson plans have been designed to help you use the PBS JAZZ video series and companion Web site in a variety of curriculum areas.
- Kennedy Center ArtsEdge - Lesson Finder - An easy to use search engine created by the Kennedy Center to help teachers locate lesson plans in the arts.
- Smithsonian Folkways - Lesson Plans - Please browse the following map to find world music curricular experiences from Smithsonian Folkways' Network of Music Educators. All lessons can be downloaded in PDF format.