Students will learn about the Pamunkey Indian Tribe in Virginia and the tribe’s history of clay vessels. Students will learn clay hand building methods and hand-build a clay vessel that tells a story.
The exercises in this plan are designed for students to exercise improvisation skills and creative thinking in dance movement. The exercises could be used as warm-up activities, or could lead to a larger choreographic project. This instructional plan is designed to be used in parts or whole.
Students will create and perform scenes using tableaux in order to further understand acting techniques, physical techniques, character development, and theatrical direction.
This unit of study allows for students to gain understanding and confidence in figure drawing over a series of 3 separate lessons that result in a collaborative mural. These lessons can be used to facilitate an assessment of student growth and skills development, while still encouraging expression through different types of art explorations and working both individually and collaboratively.
What would it be like living during the Harlem Renaissance? How would you feel if your family packed up and moved to another state? In this lesson students will discuss, visualize and create artwork inspired by the work of Jacob Lawrence and Romare Bearden.