Teachers Lesson Plans

In the Footsteps of the Group of Seven: Grade 9-12


After exploring works by the Group of Seven, students will work in groups together to create a mural composition based on their personal understanding of Canadian identity.


Students will work as a group to manipulate and organize elements and principles of design to plan a mural.


Students will produce a large-scale mural that expresses group intent.


Students will explain how the dimensions of an artwork impact the creation and viewing of artworks.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of History and English Language.


5-40 minute sessions