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Class Commission: Grade 9-12


Joe Fafard is a sculptor best known for creating objects, which pay homage to, and take inspiration from, his community, and farm life. He is equally well know for his intricate sculptures of individuals, be they artists, writers, theorists, politicians, strangers or friends. In this lesson students will study sculpture independently, then work together as a team to create an artwork.


Students will create a proposal for an art project that fulfils a list of requirements.


The student proposal will indicate an appropriate selection of materials, tools, processes and technologies to produce a work of art.


Analysis: Students will use appropriate art vocabulary and terminology related to materials, processes and technologies to communicate ideas.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of English language.


6 40-minute periods, and home work