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My first print: Grade K-3


A master painter, printmaker, goldsmith, as well as art theorist, and humanist scholar, Albrecht Dürer embodied the idea of the renaissance man; constantly seeking, learning, teaching and adding to his vast repetoir of knowledge in both the arts and sciences. In this lesson, students will develop stories using artworks as the foundation for their stories, they will learn about printmaking and then create an artwork using a simple printing technique.


Students will use artworks as the foundation to develop stories.


Students will produce a two dimensional work of art that uses a variety of materials, tools and techniques to create different effects.


Students will use grade appropriate vocabulary and art terminology in class discussion.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of language arts.


1 45-minute session, plus drying time for the prints