Teachers Lesson Plans

Build Me a Legend: Grade 4-6


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. Learning different Inuit stories, students will create a three-dimensional scene from a legend.


Students will recognize that artists manipulate elements and principles of design to communicate an idea.


Students will design an artwork to convey a message.


Students will demonstrate awareness that artworks are influenced by social, historical, and cultural contexts.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of? Social studies and Language arts


3 ? 5 x 20 minute sessions