Paper Mache - Identity
Students identify characteristics of art of Ken Parker, create hand sculptures inspired by Ken Parker's work, develop skills related to working with paper mache, and create abstract versions of their hands.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 15 Downloads
Flight Dreams - Folding into Flight
Combine measurement, following directions, physics, and art with one fun activity. Learners read a set of instruction to create three different kinds of paper airplanes. They measure, fold, and fly the planes, and record data and answer...
Pre-K - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Torn Paper Portraits: A Value Study
High schoolers "paint" with torn paper!. They focus on the placement of features, facial planes, shadows and highlights using a black and white image. The results from this lesson are visually stunning, and the materials you need to get...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide
What are the origins of el Dia de los Muertos, and how is this tradition observed in contemporary celebrations? With a variety of lesson plans and suggested hands-on activities, here is an excellent resource to reference as you prepare...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Roots of Prohibition: Examining the Effort to Prohibit Alcohol in America
Five segements from Ken Burns' documentary series Prohibition, easily accessed on the PBS website, are at the center of a terrific short unit on the roots of America's ambivalent relationship with alcohol. Engage your secondary class...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Expressive Papier-Mache Masks
Students create papier-mache masks showing different human emotions. In this mask lesson plan, students choose what facial expression they want and sketch out their mask and background. They form the "face" in clay and then papier-mache...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts