Our K-5 Global Gateway lesson plans are student-centered and follow a PBI structure of:
-ASKING a compelling question.
-INVESTIGATING & ANALYZING resources, information and knowledge.
-SYNTHESIZING what you learned & CREATING a product of your learning.
-SHARING the product of learning with others.
-REFLECTING on the learning experience & REVISING the product of learning.
In the lesson, African Masks, students will explore the rich tradition and symbolic importance of ceremonial masks in the multiple African nations.
1) Explore the cultural significance of masks in Africa.
2) Use art to design their own masks.
3) Develop an understanding of the similarities and differences between masks in Africa and the United States.
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