Teachers Lesson Plans

Prints and Drawings in Contemporary Inuit Art

Grade K-3

My World:
This lesson plan provides an introduction to contemporary Inuit prints and drawings in the National Gallery of Canada?s collection. The chosen works are from five important print shops located in the four major regions of the Canadian Arctic. Based on the idea that Inuit artists are inspired by the world around them, students will draw a picture of what?s important in their world.

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Grade 4-6

Impressive prints:
This lesson plan provides an introduction to contemporary Inuit prints and drawings in the National Gallery of Canada?s collection. The chosen works are from five important print shops located in the four major regions of the Canadian Arctic. Students will familiarize themselves with an Inuit printmaking technique and create prints of a fictional animal.

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Grade 7-8

Picture This!:
This lesson plan provides an introduction to contemporary Inuit prints and drawings in the National Gallery of Canada?s collection. The chosen works are from five important print shops located in the four major regions of the Canadian Arctic. Students will learn about stenciling and incorporate it on a drawing to emphasize an aspect of a heroic story.

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Grade 9-12

Morphosis:
This lesson plan provides an introduction to contemporary Inuit prints and drawings in the National Gallery of Canada?s collection. The chosen works are from five important print shops located in the four major regions of the Canadian Arctic. Students will create a flipbook that will morph them into an animal form.

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