Create a Mural
Students discuss where they have seen murals, what the murals depicted, and what kinds of themes murals about Mexico might include. Students then explore murals painted by Diego Rivera, and create mural about Mexican history.
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Discovering Mexico through Murals
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...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
The Murals of Diego Rivera
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...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Mural Painting - Activity 1
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...
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
The Imagine Poetry & Mural Lesson
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 plan, inspired by a...
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts