Teachers Lesson Plans

Who are you?: Grade 9-12


  • Paper and pencils for sketches
  • 11" x 17" paper
  • White tablecloths or sheets (cut into 11" x 17" pieces, one for each student)
  • Scissors
  • Red, black, blue, yellow and green felt (or other colours)
  • Decorative cloth in a variety of colours, motifs and textures
  • Crayons, coloured pencils, pastels or felt pens
  • Punch
  • Laces, string or leather cord
  • 8 cm x 12 cm paper (for labels)

Preparation Tasks

  • Pre-cut the 11? x 17? pieces of white cloth (these are suggested dimensions only). You can purchase the sheets or tablecloths at a second-hand store, as well as the decorative cloth, which the students can cut up for their collages.
  • You can also prepare a short questionnaire to help your students decide on their favorite animal, food, recreational activity, sport, friend, colour, etc.
    • Cameras (35 mm, Polaroid or digital)
    • Photocopier
    • Mirrors
    • Magazines, newspapers and other materials for the collage
    • Scissors
    • Glue sticks
    • Bristol board or mats as supports for the collage and to create information labels

Preparation Tasks

    • Assemble the necessary materials ahead of time.
    • Since the students will be working on the theme of identity, ask them to bring in their own magazines or other material that they can use in their collages.