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111 resources with the concept murals

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Ceramic Wall Tile Murals

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Grab your class and start brainstorming an image you'd like to see as a mural. Included here are all the steps needed to design and create a ceramic wall mural. The kids come up with the drawings, then they each make a tile that will...
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The Imagine Poetry & Mural Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Readers of all ages can work together in groups to create original poetry on the theme of "Imagine," inspired by John Lennon's classic song. They also create a mural to illustrate their poetry. A beautiful lesson, inspired by a beautiful...
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Consuming and Creating Political Art

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewA picture is worth a thousand words, but political art may be worth even more! After examining examples of political cartoons, murals, and other forms of public art, class members create their own pieces to reflect their ideals and...
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Extended Performance Task: Painting a Wall Mural

For Students 5th Standards
Boost math skills and healthy eating choices with a four-part assessment that tackles concepts such as graphing, fractions, and measurement. Scholars work independently and together to design a mural showcasing the current MyPlate food...
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Nature Walk: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Walking in nature is the theme of a unit designed to support English language development lessons. Scholars look, write, speak, and move to explore topics such as camping, woodland animals, instruments, bodies of water, things found at a...
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We Can Do It!: Challenge Activities (Theme 10)

For Teachers 1st Standards
We Can Do It! is the theme of a unit comprised of challenge activities designed to stretch knowledge and encourage reflection. Pupils take part in creating a classroom mural depicting learning outcomes, making a gift a card to help...
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Sensational Flights!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What would it be like to have the power of flight? Let your class's imagination fly with a photography project, which includes a narrative writing component. After planning what they want a mural on flight to look like, kids work...
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Mural Painting - Activity 1

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students create a "mural philosophy" and discuss various areas in their own schools that could use an art mural with the purpose of presenting to school administration. This class art project is adaptable to the needs/desires of specific...
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Muralism, Muralists and Murals

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine images of various murals, and conduct Internet research on murals, the muralist movement, and muralists. They discuss themes for a school mural, then create a mural for the school incorporating the themes listed by the...
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African Ecology and Art

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore Samburu culture as students examine art work by many artists and compare and contrast their styles. They view Kenyan images and find Kenya on the map. Students identify conflict in the animal world and draw animals and record in...
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Hang a Flag Mural

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners create a mural that expresses their feelings and patriotism to honor the memory of those who gave their lives on September 11, 2001. They explore creative ideas to express their feelings on this subject through art or writing.
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The Murals of Diego Rivera

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine the life and work of Diego Rivera. As a class, they discuss the importance of his murals and compare them to other murals from Philadelphia. To end the lesson, they draw a picture of a person based on a newspaper human...
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Creating Context Mural

For Teachers 10th
students examine the historical, political, religious and culture aspects of the Renaissance. Using this information, they read "Galileo" by Bertolt Brecht. They use the internet to research a specific event of the time period and come...
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Prairie Mural Project

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders construct a large mural of a praire showing plants, and animals that would live there.
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Considering Media And Meanings

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study reproductions of prints or murals. They interpret artworks supporting their conclusions with evidence in work and from contextual information. They focus especially on significance of artist's choice of mural or...
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Columbus - Thanksgiving lesson plan

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students learn the history of Thanksgiving and Columbus Day, and they also create a "New World" mural in small groups.
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Mola Mural

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars, after researching the traditional mola art of the Kuna Indians, explore and experiment with colorful fiber arts associated with the Kuna Indians. They work as a class to create a vibrant Mola Mural to showcase...
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The Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Learners compare and contrast African-American, Asian-American, Chicano and Native-American movements with the civil rights movement and are exposed to the sociopolitical and economic factors involved in the rise of social movements.
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Decades Mural Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research a decade of the twentieth century and create a mural to depict the events and trends of that time period.  In this decades mural lesson, students use primary sources to discover the major events and trends of a given...
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The Great Migration

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore how migration to Harlem created a new life for African Americans. In this cross curricular lesson, students illustrate maps showing the migration, paint murals representing African American life in the South and create a...
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Haring Inspired Wall Murals

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students complete a community service project for their school. In this community service lesson, students and volunteers help paint murals on the walls of the school.  Students learn about Keith Haring and paint their murals using his...
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Forced to Flee: Famine and Plague

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine facts about the Irish Potato Famine and explore primary resources, such as newspaper articles, photographs, songs, and poems, related to the famine. Once research is complete, they create a small collage of their...
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Keith Haring & Social Awareness

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students view four sections of one of Haring's paintings. They describe the people and characters they see. Students participate in a variety of classroom art activities such as: Making a treasure box modeled after Keith Haring's work,...
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Discovering Mexico through Murals

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students describe the Mexican culture and relate it to their own culture. They investigate the Mexican culture through internet research, textbooks, and class discussions. Students create a mural of their school culture. They interview...