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Build a City of the Future!
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. Using objects made of various materials; students will design a futuristic city.
Build a Neighbourhood
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. Through collage and drawing, each student uses shapes to build their imaginary home to form a class neighbourhood.
After exploring works by the Group of Seven, students will use the elements of design to study a nearby landscape, sketch and paint it.
The students will discover their environment through the lens of a camera. They will learn the importance of framing and composition in photography and will explore concepts of time and space by assembling photographs on the theme of the city.
Who are you?
From the outset, photographers have been interested in creating self-portraits. In this activity, the students will create a double self-portrait with mirrors and will use them in a photomontage. In doing so, they will explore their identity and come to understand themselves better. Subsequently, they will write an information label that will explain their choice of materials and the meaning of their image. They will thereby develop their creative and critical skills and their understanding of the importance of light and composition in photography.
How do you Feel?
Through photography, the students will explore emotions and moods and become aware that a photograph expresses ideas and feelings and generates certain emotions in the person looking at it. An introduction to the expressive character of photography?