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American gothic parody

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No Corner Suns: Masterwork Parodies: A worksheet featuring American Gothic and the Mona Lisa coloring pages

Kids love to create parodies of famous artwork! I made up this worksheet for my kids as an end of year project. It includes coloring pages, one of American Gothic, and one of the Mona Lisa. My students would make their parody on plain white copy paper and use the coloring pages to trace the parts that stayed the same.

This is a genius idea with the pull out desk as it means you could have cupboards underneath the desk - not sure how pricey this would be to build though

This is a genius idea with the pull out desk as it means you could have cupboards underneath the desk - not sure how pricey this would be to build though

"...So many lies have been written about us, the mountain people, that folks from other states have formed an image of a gun-totin', tabaccer -spittin , whiskey drinkin', barefooted, foolish hillbilly who never existed except in the minds of people...

"...So many lies have been written about us, the mountain people, that folks from other states have formed an image of a gun-totin', tabaccer -spittin , whiskey drinkin', barefooted, foolish hillbilly who never existed except in the minds of people...

5th grade artists are learning about Grant Wood's life and work. We talked about why "American Gothic" has become so famous. We discussed how artists use parody to reference a famous work of art and c

5th grade artists are learning about Grant Wood's life and work. We talked about why "American Gothic" has become so famous. We discussed how artists use parody to reference a famous work of art and c

American Gothic Parodies

8th grade I.U. team artists studied the art work of Grant Wood. To kick off the lesson, students are introduced to the life and work of Grant Wood with a powerpoint that I created. The students then created parodies based on the artwork American Gothic. The students were given free reign with themes and subject matter. I tell all students that when I am grading, I am looking for two figures in the foreground dressed similar to the figures in the original American Gothic. One figure must be…

American Gothic Parody - could have social studies students show couples from various time periods or famous couples.

Introduce students to the art of Grant Wood by reading about the artist and showing examples of this artist’s work. Assign the task of creating a parody of one of Wood’s most famous paintings, American Gothic. Students should use the same basic composition as in American Gothic, but replace the male and female subjects with two other subjects. They can be real people, fictional characters, or completely from each students imagination.