Type:

Lesson Plan, Other

Description:

In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students explore the cultural significance of masks, discuss the use of masks in stories, and then investigate the role masks play in ceremonies and on special occasions in various African cultures. After students have studied these masks, they are then given an opportunity to choose a familiar story and make simple masks to perform the story.

Subjects:

  • Arts > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • K

Keywords:

K to 2 | Lesson

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

4.3.8: District of Columbia Arts Education Learning Standards

Identify and describe how a person's own cultural content influences responses to works of art. Create a composition that illustrates a personal cultural celebration.

4.3.8: District of Columbia Physical Education Standards

Measure and record changes in aerobic capacity and muscular strength, using scientifically based health-related physical fitness assessments.

4.3.8: Indiana's Academic Standards Social Studies

Identify the challenges in the physical landscape of Indiana to early settlers and modern day economic development. (Individuals, Society and Culture)
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