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113 resources with the concept masks

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Animal Masks

For Students Pre-K - 4th
Use these fun animal masks for a literature act-it-out, class play, or just for fun! There are a few lesson ideas as well as printable mask templates to choose from. Great for the very youngest classes up to 3rd or 4th grade! 
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The Lion King—The Broadway Musical Study Guide

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Musicals have been adapted from stage plays, novels, and movies. With The Lion King, Disney transforms its animated film into show-stopping, live-action musical theatre. The guide Disney provides to accompany a study of the award-winning...
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Exploring Chinese Celebrations

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Seven activities make up a lesson designed to explore Chinese celebrations through grand conversation and crafts. Scholars create plates of Chinese food, a lion mask, paper lanterns, red envelopes with good wishes, and a classroom dragon...
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Lesson Plan: Becoming an Animal

For Teachers K - 5th
The Kwakwaka'wakw are indigenous people from Vancouver Island and British Columbia. The class analyzes a Kwakwak'wakw ceremonial mask, how it was used, and its cultural significance. They then create animal masks representing their...
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Unmasking the Truth Behind the Red Death

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
"The Masque of the Red Death" provides readers with an opportunity to research and plan a presentation about a topic related to Edgar Allen Poe's classic short story. 
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Masks for The Masque (of the Red Death)

For Teachers 11th Standards
Readers of "The Masque of the Red Death" create masks, decorate the classroom, and stage a Red Death masque to celebrate Edgar Allen Poe's famous short story.
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Halloween

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Build vocabulary and get in the Halloween sprit with a collection of festive activities! Here, scholars take part in a holiday celebration, unearth the unknown in mystery feel-boxes, and create monster masks out of paper plates. 
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Mardi Gras Elementary

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
You don't have to visit Vermilionville to experience the Cajun traditions of Mardi Gras. After examining pictures and hearing stories about these colorful traditions, learners create their own Courir de Mardi Gras masks.
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My Mask, My Voice

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Recognize Black History Month with an examination of the African diaspora and a hands-on mask-making project. Learners first view and discuss images of artwork before creating their own plaster masks.
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Africa

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Mask wearing is not just for Halloween! This attractive and informative set of worksheets discusses this important African cultural tradition, as well as a variety of other significant cultural attributes to ancient civilizations, such...
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Role of Masks in African Cultures

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore ancient tradition and craft of mask making, examine role or function of masks in African culture, create instruments, and participate in class projects.
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A Legend...A Mask

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore symbolism and American Indian legends. They create a legend with symbols or pictures and then design and create masks that symbolize something from their legend. Finally, they orally present their legends to their...
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Mask Making

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create three-dimensional masks. For this mask making lesson, 2nd graders design a three-dimensional mask. Students write one sentence that reflects the character of their mask.
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Mini Masks: Ceramics

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Masks have been used for many reasons throughout human history. They are also great subjects for art projects! Included here are instructions, background information, and all the supplies needed to create mini masks in your class. 
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How to Make a Mummy Mask

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
With some plaster casting materials and a quick lesson on the ancient burial traditions of Egypt, your class can create amazing mummy masks. Listed here are all the tools, precautions, and steps needed for each child to make an Egyptian...
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African Masks And Their Impact On Western Art

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore the influence of African-style masks on Western art. Learners create individual masks using construction paper. They discuss and explore the techniques used to create these types of masks. The resource includes links to...
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Mardi Gras—Secondary

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Add a little glitter to your Mardi Gras celebration with a packet that includes information about the history of Mardi Gras. It also provides information about how different communities celebrate the holiday, as well as templates for...
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Masks of Africa

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students explain the purpose of masks to various cultures in Africa. They recognize the conceptual patterns used to create African masks and illustrate their understanding by creating their own masks
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Animal Masks

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners create wonderfully animate animal masks out of balloons. They use the papier-mache technique to create three dimensional animal masks taking care to consider color, shape, texture, and the animals' features. 
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Expression: Masks - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students create art plans for an "installation" after viewing a video of Native American mask making that centers around the Salmon rack idea. Emphasis is placed on collaborative work in this introductory lesson.
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The Meaning Behind the Mask

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars explore the world of African masks and storytelling. They create masks that tell stories of their own.
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Assessing Presenting the Mask

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use a software program to recreate a mask they made in art class. Individually, they write a paper describing their mask with an loose illustration. They combine the pictures of each mask into a class book for others to view.
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Totem Poles

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students create outdoor totem poles by creating masks and designing an outdoor painting in the woods. In this totem poles lesson plan, students study Native American culture.
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My Mask, My Voice

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners create a three-dimensional mask. In this people of African descent lesson, students examine masks and observe the elements the artists used to create the mask. Learners produce their own mask representing various facial...