Teachers Lesson Plans

People of African Descent

Grade K-3

A Unity Wall Drawing:
After exploring a selection of works from the NGC collection that focus on certain aspects of the social history of the African diaspora, students will create a unity wall drawing to symbolize our unique Canadian heritage and their contribution to this multicultural mosaic.

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Grade 4-6

My Mask, My Voice:
After exploring a selection of works from the NGC collection that focus on certain aspects of the social history of the African diaspora, students will create a three- dimensional mask and thereby contribute to the cultural landscape of this country.

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Grade 7-8

From Africa to Canada:
After exploring a selection of works from the NGC collection that focus on certain aspects of the social history of the African diaspora, students will create a three dimensional figure that emphasizes the unique contribution of Africans to Canadian society.

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Grade 9-12

A cultural portrait:
After exploring a selection of works from the NGC collection that focus on certain aspects of the social history of the African diaspora, students will make a self-portrait that explores their heritage and emphasizes their own unique cultural identity.

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