Looking for some BC New Curriculum lessons that cover First Nations objectives?
Here is an easy, First Nations art project that is cross-curricular and covers four different objectives! Students will learn about the First Nations culture, a feature artist, Clarence Mills, and they will create a pop-out bear art project!
Science: Recognize First Peoples stories (including oral and written narratives), songs, and art, as ways to share knowledge.
Language Arts: Show awareness of how story in First Peoples cultures connects people to family and community - specifically teaching life knowledge through animal observations.
Art: To study traditional and contemporary Aboriginal arts and arts-making processes.
Application, Technology and Design: Ideating, making and sharing a way to make the bear image pop out of the plate.
Materials: printed bear graphic, white 6” paper plates, felt markers, glue, white cardstock
Optional Book: Sharing Our World: Animals of the Native Northwest Coast