Teachers Lesson Plans

A Unity Wall Drawing: Grade K-3


After exploring a selection of works from the NGC collection that focus on certain aspects of the social history of the African diaspora, students will create a unity wall drawing to symbolize our unique Canadian heritage and their contribution to this multicultural mosaic.


Students will identify and recognize the elements of design such as shape and pattern and the principles of design such as symmetry and asymmetry.


Students will produce a two-dimensional work of art that communicates their own unique cultural background.


Students will use grade appropriate terminology.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of? Language Arts, Social Studies


2- 40-minute period