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Power of Symbols in West African Art

Students examine and analyze symbols used in the Asante community of Ghana and look at the history of power struggles in West Africa. They discover how to express meaning and power as they create their own symbols and short stories about the history of their culture or community.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Visual Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Year
2006

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