Teachers Lesson Plans

Urban Panorama: Grade 7-8


  • Paper and pencils for sketches
  • 11" x 17" paper
  • White tablecloths or sheets (cut into 11" x 17" pieces, one for each student)
  • Scissors
  • Red, black, blue, yellow and green felt (or other colours)
  • Decorative cloth in a variety of colours, motifs and textures
  • Crayons, coloured pencils, pastels or felt pens
  • Punch
  • Laces, string or leather cord
  • 8 cm x 12 cm paper (for labels)

Preparation Tasks

  • Pre-cut the 11? x 17? pieces of white cloth (these are suggested dimensions only). You can purchase the sheets or tablecloths at a second-hand store, as well as the decorative cloth, which the students can cut up for their collages.
  • You can also prepare a short questionnaire to help your students decide on their favorite animal, food, recreational activity, sport, friend, colour, etc.
    • Cameras and film of your choice, or digital cameras
    • Mayfair stock or mats (black or a variety of colours)
    • Glue
    • Pencils
    • Felt pens

Preparation Tasks

    • Prepare the materials required for the outdoor photo session
    • Cut to the proper size the cardboard or mats to be used as the support for the collage