Teachers Lesson Plans

Transformation: Grade K-3


This lesson presents 10 Inuit artists whose work reflects traditions that are thousands of years old and bears witness to a culture that is alive and well, and in full transition. Explore the notion of transformation and apply the elements and principles of design to the creation of a color-diffused butterfly.


Students will learn to identify and recognize warm and cool colours, an element of design.


Students will use a variety of techniques to create pattern, a principle of design.


Students will use grade-appropriate vocabulary and art terminology to describe how warm and cool colors are used to communicate feelings.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of? Language arts, Science and technology


2 x 20 minute sessions