Teachers Lesson Plans

Contemporary Inuit Sculpture

Grade K-3

Transformation:
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. Explore the notion of transformation and apply the elements and principles of design to the creation of a color-diffused butterfly.

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Grade 4-6

Build Me a Legend:
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. Learning different Inuit stories, students will create a three-dimensional scene from a legend.

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Grade 7-8

Reading Sculptures :
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 discover how artists use the elements and principles of design to convey ideas and feelings and create an expressive clay sculpture.

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Grade 9-12

Contemporary Reflections:
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.

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