Inuksuk Stone Statues
Pupils examine how people in the arctic communicate with one another with stones. Using the internet, they determine the meanings of the various stone sculptures. To end the lesson, they make their own saying out of recycled material.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Who Lives in the Arctic North?
Students study the Arctic North. In this Canada history instructional activity, small groups of students research and then teach the class about either the plants, animals, humans, or geography in relation to the Arctic North. Students...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Teaching Innovative Wire Sculpture
Students discuss the differences between wire art and sculpture. In groups, they practice using the wire in different ways and making innovative sculptures. They make a sculpture of what they are most interested in, may it be animals,...
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Visual Arts: Art in Public Places
Young scholars create 3 dimensional art. In this sculpture lesson plan, students collect objects that represent their community's values to include in a 3 dimensional sculpture. Young scholars write a paragraph explaining the chosen...
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Recycle, Repurpose, Recreate!
Before youngsters use items from the recycle bin to create unique repurposed sculptures, they should analyze some art. Here, they learn about Francis Nnaggenda, an assemblage artist from Uganda. They analyze one of his sculptures,...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Your Attention Please: Iatmul Orator's Stool
Students investigate art by observing historical sculptures from New Guinea. In this art history lesson, students observe pictures of the "Orator's Stool"from Papua New Guinea, while identifying the small details that make it unique....
K - 5th Social Studies & History
Roundabout the Arc de Triomphe
Young scholars recognize one of the most important landmarks of France and perhaps the greatest triumphal arch in the world. They demonstrate their knowledge of this famous arch by building a replica with recycled boxes and other craft...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Studio Art Lessons Based on Latin American Arts
Study three of the basic principles of design: l) designs should create a rhythmic pattern made up of related shapes, 2) colors should be repeated so as to not force the eye to remain with a single part of the composition, and 3) a...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts