In groups, students will begin painting their mural which has a clearly defined message and topic on civic participation. They will be expected to provide evidence for their message and employ art and design principles to show depth in the mural. This is Lesson 3 in a 3-part unit integrating civics and art.
Students will select a historical event or topic that connects to civic participation to create a mural in small groups similar to Christopher Still's murals at the Florida House of Representatives. They will collaborate to complete a planner and sketch for their group mural for this event or topic. This is Lesson 2 in a three-lesson unit integrating civics and art.
In this lesson, you will teach students how to improve observation ability in noticing the world around them. They will understand how to abstract reality through techniques of shooting motion. They will be able to capture in a photograph the three techniques of motion, which are frozen action, blurred action and panning. The students will also be able to identify each of the above techniques in photographs they see in the world.