Teachers Lesson Plans

Cityscapes

Grade K-3

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.

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Grade 4-6

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.

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Grade 7-8

Urban Scenes:
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. The students will design a poster that comments upon their vision of the city.

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Grade 9-12

Urban Desire:
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.

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