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Amanda Gorman Collaboration Poster

Art with Jenny K
Grade Levels
2nd - 8th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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Amanda Gorman Collaboration Portrait Poster – 2 options included plus bonus materials. These activities are intended to complement/supplement any lesson on Amanda Gorman, and are great to support your poetry lessons/units.

This project is great for celebrating Women's History Month, Black History Month and Poetry Month.

Amanda Gorman is the first National Youth Poet Laureate and is easy to celebrate any time of the year!

The final posters make for visually engaging displays. Hang them anywhere!

  • The library
  • The front office
  • A hallway
  • Your classroom bulletin board

These posters are the perfect way to start a unit or to cap one off. They are an engaging and an entertaining way for students to work together to create a large poster of Amanda Gorman. They make a great classroom focal point and a lasting example of collaboration for your students.

There are two options so you can choose what works best for you and your students!

They also make great

  • sub plans
  • morning work
  • early finisher activities
  • centers

..and more!

Recommended for any grade or discipline as there are 2 poster options available -- coloring (for lower grades), and drawing (for older students/art students). Plus, there are a variety of bonus resources included in this product for early finishers, or as extensions.

Resource Details

Poster #1: Collaboration Poster: Coloring

** GREAT FOR ANY AGE ** This lesson is very easy. Each student is given one section of a large mosaic poster to color according to the instructions on each sheet. Once all sheets are colored and cut out they are then assembled to reveal a large yellow and red mosaic/poster/mural of Amanda Gorman. You will need crayons, colored pencils or markers in yellow and red.

Poster Details:

  • There are 30 pieces.
  • Each piece fits on a regular 8.5" x 11" piece of paper.
  • The final poster is approx. 35" x 42" depending on your printer settings.
  • You will need markers, crayons or colored pencils in red and yellow.

Poster #2: Collaboration Poster: Drawing

** Ideal for middle school, high school students and art students** This lesson is not hard but is more challenging than the coloring version in poster #1. In this lesson, each student will draw their own grid piece using a small version of their assigned gridcell as a reference. Once the pieces are drawn and cut out, the classroom poster can be assembled. This lesson engenders a lot of cooperation among students to get all of the drawings within the individual gridcells to line up well and to produce a nice looking final poster of Amanda Gorman. This is all about working together!

BONUS Activities:

Group collaboration posters are a lot of fun and leave a lasting impression. However, students don’t get to walk away with anything tangible to show their families. I have created a variety of handouts that individual students can work on when they are finished with their poster piece. This is also very useful for early finishers.

The handouts are for a variety of levels so you can find one that fits your grade level. Included are:

  • Unscramble the portrait drawing.
  • Unscramble the portrait cut and paste (with two grid variations).
  • Amanda Gorman coloring page.


See all my Collaboration Portrait Posters


I hope your students enjoy this Amanda Gorman collaboration poster and no doubt all the meaningful conversations that will come from it.

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Thank you for supporting my work and infusing your classroom with art!

Jenny K.


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