Observing Connections - North Carolina Pottery and Face Jugs
Students develop their understanding of potters and their traditions. They apply their knowledge of clay and folk art as they create coil pots and add decorative facial features to create a face jug.
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Observing Connections: Art, Poetry and the Environment
Make connections between art, poetry and the environment. In this connections lesson, learners read "I Am An Artist" by Pat Lowery Collins and compare artwork by various artists. Students write their own "I an an artist when..." poem...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Pottery Making: The Coil Method
Students discuss the history of Native American pottery in North Carolina. They explore the coil method of making pottery and make their own creations implementing the coil method. They can allow the pots to dry or have them kiln-fired.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History