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65 resources with the keyterm masks

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Lesson Plan: Becoming an Animal

For Teachers K - 5th
The Kwakwaka'wakw are indigenous people from Vancouver Island and British Columbia. The class analyzes a Kwakwak'wakw ceremonial mask, how it was used, and its cultural significance. They then create animal masks representing their...
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Role of Masks in African Cultures

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore ancient tradition and craft of mask making, examine role or function of masks in African culture, create instruments, and participate in class projects.
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A Legend...A Mask

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore symbolism and American Indian legends. They create a legend with symbols or pictures and then design and create masks that symbolize something from their legend. Finally, they orally present their legends to their...
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Characters On Parade - The Triumphs of Love, Chastity, and Death and The Triumphs of Fame, Time, and Divinity

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Kindergartners examine pieces of artwork and make masks to wear in a classroom parade. They examine images of The Triumphs of Love, Chastity, and Death, and The Triumphs of Fame, Time, and Divinity. After looking at the characters that...
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Masks of Many Cultures: Celebrations of Life

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Bring art and society together with this highly creative and interesting lesson. Learners research various uses of masks in ceremonies. They then create a ceremony of their own and a mask to go along with it. They film themselves...
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Mini Masks: Ceramics

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Masks have been used for many reasons throughout human history. They are also great subjects for art projects! Included here are instructions, background information, and all the supplies needed to create mini masks in your class. 
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Papier-Mache Masks

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Read about, and then make culturally inspired masks. Learners watch the video, "Masks and Face Coverings," then design and make a mask with cultural significance out of papier mache. Tip: Have small groups research, write about, and make...
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Class Experience: African Masks

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover the many diverse artwork produced in Africa while focusing upon masks created in tribal groups. They conduct research using a variety of resources and then use the information as samples for inspiration to create their...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine traditional masks from Southwest Indian groups and create their own mask based on Internet research. They share their mask with the members of their class.
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Monster Masks

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
There's nothing quite as fun as making a scary mask for kids! Young learners design and create a mask they can use to be a scary creature. Of course, this resource would be ideal to use right around Halloween time, and a parade of scary...
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Distinct Dispositions

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars engage in a lesson that is concerned with the displaying of facial expressions and the tie to emotions. They create masks of different types of emotions and cut holes from the pictures in order to wear them. Students...
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Animal Masks

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners create wonderfully animate animal masks out of balloons. They use the papier-mache technique to create three dimensional animal masks taking care to consider color, shape, texture, and the animals' features. 
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Expression: Masks - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students create art plans for an "installation" after viewing a video of Native American mask making that centers around the Salmon rack idea. Emphasis is placed on collaborative work in this introductory lesson.
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The Meaning Behind the Mask

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners explore the world of African masks and storytelling. They create masks that tell stories of their own.
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Guided Reading Lesson: Masks

For Teachers 1st
First graders participate in a level C-4 guided reading lesson. In this guided reading lesson, 1st graders preview the book Masks by Bruce Larkin before completing word work and reading the book. They use the pictures as context clues...
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Totem Poles

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students create outdoor totem poles by creating masks and designing an outdoor painting in the woods. In this totem poles lesson plan, students study Native American culture.
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Expressive Papier-Mache Masks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create papier-mache masks showing different human emotions. In this mask lesson, students choose what facial expression they want and sketch out their mask and background. They form the "face" in clay and then papier-mache over...
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Northwest Indian Masks

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore the cultural importance of Native American masks. In this indigenous cultures instructional activity, students are first introduced to the tribal groups of the Northwest and how they used masks for medicine, religion,...
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Carnival Celebrations: Masks

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore Carnival. In this Puerto Rico Carnival lesson, students discover the history of the cultural celebration as well as the significance of the elaborate masks worn for the festivities. Students create their own Carnival masks.
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Mexican "Tona" Animal Masks

For Teachers K - 4th
Learners study the Mexican legend related to masks. They select an animal with traits they can identify with and recognize in themselves. Afterward, they create a mask that will retain some human features, but take on the life of the...
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Colorful Paper Masks

For Teachers K - 12th
Students create individual masks using poster paper, string or elastic, and basic art supplies in this wonderful Art lesson plan for any level. Emphasis is placed on the discussion of cultural and personal uses of masks and personal...
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Water Theater

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders work together to write and produce a play that integrates watershed information. They brainstorm story lines for their play and determine the message they want the audience to receive before creating masks for their...
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Emotion Masks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze and discuss masks of different cultures as an art form to evoke emotion. This lesson culminates in the creation of individual mask designs and self-directed assessment (included).
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Masks: History and Artistry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research masks and their purposes,. They listen to the teacher read books about masks. Students study techniques for working with clay, they create masks from clay. Students take pictures of the process and the finished project,...