Teachers Lesson Plans

My World: Grade K-3


This lesson plan provides an introduction to contemporary Inuit prints and drawings in the National Gallery of Canada?s collection. The chosen works are from five important print shops located in the four major regions of the Canadian Arctic. Based on the idea that Inuit artists are inspired by the world around them, students will draw a picture of what?s important in their world.


Students will demonstrate an understanding that their images can convey a particular idea, effect or emotion


Students will produce a two-dimensional work of art that communicates thoughts on their world.


Students will describe how the ideas discussed in Inuit prints relate to their own knowledge and experience.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of? Social Studies and Language Arts.


1-2 20 minute periods