Teachers Lesson Plans

From Africa to Canada: Grade 7-8

Summary

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 three dimensional figure that emphasizes the unique contribution of Africans to Canadian society.

Theory:

The students will demonstrate how the principles of design are used to create the area of emphasis, balance and proportion.

Creation:

Students will organize their artworks to create a specific effect, using emphasis and proportion.

Analysis:

Students will use grade appropriate vocabulary and art terminology.

Cross Curriculum Links:

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

Duration:

4 40-minute periods