Student Created Murals
Students, over the course of an acedemic quarter, paint a mural on a wall in their school. They decide on a theme, measure wall space, design images, decide on the amount of paint they need, designate teams, schedules, etc.
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What would it be like to have the power of flight? Let your class's imagination fly with a photography project, which includes a narrative writing component. After planning what they want a mural on flight to look like, kids work...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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 activity, inspired by a...
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
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
Young scholars 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 instructional activity, they draw a picture of a person based...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts