Lesson Title: Perspectives on Native Americans
Time needed: Three weeks
Classes to complete lessons: Art Appreciation, Art History, History
Images to be used: All can be found on the blog: www.perpectivesonnativeamericans.blogspot.com
Supplies: Board, oil pastels, scissors, glue sticks, images for collage
Student outcomes: Students will recognize how an artist uses perspective to create a feeling or emotion in art.
Students will recognize similarities and differences between works of art.
Students will see that Native Americans are often portrayed, not realistically, but as an embodiment of an emotion or ideal.
Students will learn the history behind the Lane Tech murals.
Students will be able to identify a variety of Native American tribes, their symbols and their art.
Students will apply the information learned, by creating an original piece of art- depicting qualities held by the Lane Tech Indian.