Community Arts Showcase

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An art showcase encourages class members to explore the themes of social justice and tolerance. They create an original artwork, engage in group discussions, and journal writing. The art gallery also provides a chance for families and the community to participate in the discussion of social issues as well.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Pair learners with art students to create collaborative pieces
  • Have the art teacher instruct students on basic art techniques 
Classroom Considerations
  • Instructor must arrange a location within the school or community to host the art showcase
  • The lesson is project-based, which creates self-learning opportunities 
  • Resource is adaptable to multiple grade levels and abilities 
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