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52 resources with the concept robert harris

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Through the Looking Glass

For Teachers 10th - 11th
An engaging and ambitious series of four lessons invites high schoolers to view art work, have group and class discussions, construct time lines, compile photos, and conduct research. Learners share their experiences, create...
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Inhale the Colour of Life

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Here is a four-lesson series which elicits understanding of the power of color when viewing and creating pieces of visual art. Learners view the works of Robert Harris and engage in discussions which lead to an understanding of what...
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Once Upon a Time

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young artists view pieces of artwork by Robert Harris, then have class discussions, write collaborative stories, make a painting or drawing, and analyze and create their own advertisements. This series of lessons should lead to some...
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Explore Cultural Diversity Through Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore cultural diversity and build tolerance. Learners view art representing various cultures by Canadian painters. (Adapt with images or artists that reflect your demographics.) The class creates a collage or mural depicting cultural...
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Privilege and Power

For Teachers 7th
Middle schoolers examine the distribution of power and privilege in their own towns, provinces, and their country. They create a story based on a famous subject from one of Robert Harris' paintings. By the end of these lessons, learners...
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Art and Sole

For Teachers 1st
A series of four lessons encourages learners to engage in all sorts of artistic activities. They participate in creative movement, serve food, sing songs, recite poems, and create a bust of themselves. What a fun and exciting series of...
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Time for Technology

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine how technology has evolved through time. By studying pieces of art, they see examples of technological advances as the years have gone by. Groups of learners get together and study a modern-day technology (such as...
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Every Building Tells a Story

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Using the images of Robert Harris, this series of lesson plans invites high schoolers to expand their understanding of Canadian heritage by examining architectural images of Charlottetown. These lessons include activities in writing,...
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Family Portraits

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Here is a lengthy series of lessons that utilize the artwork of Robert Harris in order to have learners look at family portraits and examine their own relationship to their family. Many excellent learning experiences are built into these...
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Waters of the Earth - Friends or Enemies

For Teachers 10th - 12th
High Schoolers observe the paintings and drawings of Robert Harris, and do a study of the ocean that delves into human and physical geography. Learners make prints, listen to music, create a database, and perform research on a specific...
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The Voice of the Individual

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young learners explore the role of the individual within society. They view art work, design calling cards, and display their work. Additionally, learners document an imaginary trip, create sculpted self-portraits, create a class play, a...
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Body and Mind "Scapes"

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Robert Harris' artwork is the focus of this interesting series. Each activity examines his images of the land and the sea and leads into activities that center around geography and the environment. Pupils create pieces of music, and a...
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Design Life: Exploring Society Through Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Introduce learners to the design elements and artifacts of interior environments in Victorian Canada (or any people and era you care to explore) based on artwork that represents their world. Your secondary social historians view the art...
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Telling Stories: Narratives of Nationhood

For Teachers 3rd
Three lessons make up a unit on the birth of Canada. Learners in the third grade will analyze famous works of art, research historical events, and discuss the role women played in the early development of Canada. Writing, history, and...
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Strange Encounters

For Teachers 3rd
Learners explore the world of mystery! A series of lessons use the images of artist Robert Harris. They engage in story telling, song writing, movement, and art. Next, they create a class book of mysterious stories and images, and they...
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Illustrated Letters

For Teachers 10th - 11th
The images and letters of Robert Harris are used to give high schoolers a glimpse into what life was like for Canadians in the 1800s. After viewing the images and reading the letters, pupils try their hand at writing letters to Robert...
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Ani-mania

For Teachers K - 1st
Young learners view images by the artist Robert Harris which are all paintings of animals. They engage in a variety of artistic activities which involve fantasty, and create their very own "fantasy animals." When all of the animals are...
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We Are Canadian!

For Teachers 8th - 9th
A four-lesson series on Canadian culture. Learners explore a variety of Canadian communities and study art forms which depict life in those communities. Pupils create works of art depicting their community and present them to the class....
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Acadians Through the Portrait

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Another in the series of Canadian Culture lesson plans is here for you. In it, learners are invited to study the history of the Acadians; a segment of Canadian society for many generations. They utilize the images of Robert Harris, and...
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A Child: Past, and Present, Rich and Poor

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study the topic of children's rights. They examine works of art, and pieces of literature which describe how these rights have evolved over time. Pupils pick up a pen, and write an editorial piece to a ficticious newpaper...
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The Quest

For Teachers 11th - 12th
High schoolers explore Canadian perspectives on culture and spirituality. The works of Robert Harris are utilized, as are many works of literature appropriate to the study. The four-lesson series culminates in the creation of a work of...
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Vanishing Environment: Exploring Changes in Landscape

For Teachers 10th - 12th
To discover the impact of urbanization on the environment, learners compare landscape paintings from the past with contemporary photographs, create found poems from descriptions of artwork, design backyard or public garden spaces,...
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To Every Thing There is a Season......

For Teachers K - 1st
A wonderful series of lessons on the four seasons. Everyone explores the seasons through looking at proper clothes, monitoring temperatures, looking at paintings of each of the seasons, and creating their own images with their...
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Something Fishy

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a variety of activities which are related to fish, and the history of the fishing industry in Canada. This series of lessons incorporates artwork, math, whole-class games, and the construction of an in-class...