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Aboriginal Art

For Teachers K - 6th
Elementary schoolers explore the world of Aboriginal art, and produce their own piece of artwork. In this art and social studies lesson, pupils examine the Aboriginal culture by viewing many pictures of their art. The nice thing about...
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Keith Haring And Aboriginal Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the art of Keith Haring and examine how it relates to Aboriginal art. In this fundamentals of art lesson, students examine the fundamental elements of art, such as, line, symmetry, contrast, balance, color tints,...
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Aboriginal Art

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore Aboriginal Art. They choose paint colors to reflect a desired emotion. They paint a series of dots to create their images. They share their artwork and describe the image to their group members and then with the...
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Birch Bark Biting

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create birch bark biting art pieces. In this aboriginal art lesson, 5th graders produce art using birch bark. Students present their art pieces and explain their designs.
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ANCIENT ART/ABORIGINAL BARK PAINTING

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore Aboriginal art and how it is used in communication and story-telling. They create their own Aboriginal art out of brown paper, incorporating designs and patterns.
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Australian Aboriginal Art And Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore Aboriginal storytelling traditions through the spoken word and through visual culture. They listen to stories of the Dreamtime told by the Aboriginal people and investigate Aboriginal storytelling in contemporary dot...
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Aboriginal-Style "Bark" Painting

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Aboriginal art is full of symbolism, nature, and original style. Kids use natural symbols, paint, sticks, and cardboard to create a piece inspired by traditional Aboriginal bark painting. Tip: This resource is lacking examples and back...
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Aboriginal Hand Prints

For Teachers K - 4th
A part of a study of Australian Aboriginal culture, class members listen to a Dreamtime story about a father who stenciled his handprint on a rock wall.  Class members then make their own hand print art representative of themselves...
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Aboriginal Voices in Canadian Contemporary Art

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the art work of aboriginalists and create art work of their own to demonstrate an understanding of the art form. In this art lesson plan, students create 3D art and experiment with color combinations.
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Aborigine Dot Turtles

For Teachers 1st
First graders create Aboriginal Dot Turtles using wax colors or crayons. The class discusses Aboriginal stories and art as a way to practice design. This lesson can be done in two 30-minute lesson segments.
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A Critical Look at Aboriginal Art

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students observe art from different Aboriginal cultures.  In this art evaluation lesson, students discover the different traditions of cultures from the Pacific North West.  Students judge the art from these cultures with a specific...
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Aboriginal Web Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore world history by participating in a web design activity. In this aboriginal history lesson, students discuss the different jobs associated with designing a web site and identify the types of media that are often shown on...
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Cityscapes

For Teachers K - 12th
A perfect resource for an art teacher of any grade. First, click on the resource's second tab, entitled "Activities," to find four unique grade-specific lesson all based on the theme of cityscapes.  Each activity utilizes the included...
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Aboriginal Voices in Canadian Contemporary Art

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners explore different works of art by contemporary Canadian Aboriginal artists and express their cultural identity by creating a work of art. In this Canadian Aboriginal art lesson, students view Canadian Aboriginal art and view the...
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Art Around the World

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
The non-fiction book Art Around the World by Heather Leonard serves as inspiration for learning how art reflects cultures and values. New vocabulary and background knowledge are fleshed out before reading the story. Afterward, the class...
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Patterns from Nature: Learning about Australia's Aborigines Through Contemporary Art

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners examine various artworks by aborigines in Australia to discover their culture. Using the artwork, they create their own piece based on their interpretations about their culture. They answer discussion questions and share their...
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Red Hip Hop: New Rhythm of Activism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine hip-hop music. In this hip-hop lesson, students compare traditional aboriginal music with current hip-hop music. Young scholars construct a recipe for writing a hip-hop song and identify literary elements in music.
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Hand Vase: Ceramics

For Teachers K - 3rd
Ceramics can be a wonderful medium. The class creates fun and funky hand shapes vases inspired by Aboriginal art forms. This would be a great project to do just before Mother's Day. 
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Community Through Northwest Coast Art & Traditions

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students view video and watch an artist create a potlatch (gift necklace).  In this community and resources lesson, students understand the culture of Northwest Coast Art & Traditions  .  Students create their own necklaces and bent...
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Learning Probability Through Media Arts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare experimental results with predicted results. In this probability lesson, 4th graders list the different possible musical arrangements. They create a musical composition based on sequence given.
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Decorative Dream Dots

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners examine the themes, techniques, and meanings of Australian Aboriginal art. They gather information about Australian animals and then decorate the back of a glass plate with a dot painting suitable for a gift or display.
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Symbolic Family Flags

For Teachers 5th - 7th
After learning a bit about symbolism and view the Australian flag, learners make one of their own. They discuss how flags and art can symbolically express ideas or feelings, design three symbols, and construct a flag that represents...
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Mask Making

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create three-dimensional masks. In this mask making activity, 2nd graders design a three-dimensional mask. Students write one sentence that reflects the character of their mask.
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Aboriginal Quilting Activity

For Teachers K
Students explore Aboriginal culture by participating in an art activity. In this First Nation history lesson, students utilize the Internet to research images and designs from Native American culture. Students create images on quilting...

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