Tantalizing Tessellations!

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Examine repeating and intricate patterns with a study of M.C. Escher and a related art activity. Pupils view and discuss the artwork before creating their own tessellating patterns. Step-by-step instructions for creating a template are provided.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Make your own short slide show so that learners can see the artwork in greater detail
Classroom Considerations

  • Make sure to focus on the two works referenced in the Look & Discuss portion of the plan to set up your artists for success with creating their own tessellations
Pros

  • Comes with plenty of additional materials to support and extend the plan, including a rubric, a glossary, images, materials lists, and more
Cons

  • None