Teachers Lesson Plans

Urban Desire: Grade 9-12

Summary

This lesson plan introduces students to the theme of the city in art, using 19th- and 20th- century works by Canadian artists from various backgrounds. Students will consider and explore the deeper meanings of the urban spaces that surround them and redesign a neglected urban space into their reflection of a better world.

Theory:

Students will demonstrate an understanding of how the aptitudes and experience required for art making are applicable to other fields.

Creation:

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

Analysis:

Students will explain the organization of visual content in the creation of their artwork.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of History, Social Sciences and Humanities, Math, English

Duration:

3-4 40-minute periods + outside class work