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September Gale T-shirts: Grade 7-8


After exploring works by the Group of Seven, students will employ similar principles and elements of design to design a landscape composition and apply it to a T-shirt.


Students will demonstrate how the principles and elements of design are used to create an area of emphasis.


Students will produce a landscape T-shirt using a variety of design strategies (emphasis, balance, rhythm, unity, variety, proportion) that communicate a range of thoughts, feelings, and experiences.


Students will explain how the effective use of the elements and principles of design contributes to an artwork's ability to communicate feelings and convey ideas.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of? Canadian studies, Language arts.


3 40-minute periods