Teachers Lesson Plans

My Mask, My Voice: Grade 4-6

Summary

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.

Theory:

Students will describe how artists have used the elements of design such as colour, texture, and shape to communicate an idea or feeling

Creation:

Students will produce a three-dimensional mask focusing on facial expressions in order to communicate a range of thoughts, feelings, ideas and experiences about themselves.

Analysis:

Students will use grade appropriate art terminology and vocabulary.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of Social studies, History and Geography, Language Arts

Duration:

5- 40-minute periods