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Contemporary Reflections: Grade 9-12

Summary

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. Students will explore and use the personal, social, cultural, and physical environments that surround them to write a legend and create a related art project.

Theory:

Students will manipulate and organize the elements and principles of design to plan artworks.

Creation:

Students will use experiences from their personal, social, cultural, and physical environments as a basis for visual expression.

Analysis:

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between art and context.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of? Canadian and World studies, English language, History and geography, Native studies

Duration:

4 x 40 minute sessions