Art Culture: Maori Cultural Panels (*NZ)
A great unit for cultural studies. This second unit explores observational drawing, repetitive graphic patterning, sponge paintwork, some 3D construction with cardboard and string, collage. This is a PDF resource consisting of 29 pages. This unit will provide a term's worth of learning as follows: 1) Develop Practical Knowledge in the Visual Arts (P.K) - Develop my observational drawing skills and Explore the use of mixed media 2) Develop Ideas in the Visual Arts (DI) - Contrast complimentary colours for effect 3) Communicate and Interpret the Visual Arts (C.I) - Share my choice of pattern and carving design 4) Understand the Visual Arts in Context (U.C) - Discuss the meaning of patterns and carving designs in Maori culture Lessons are step-by-step and easy to follow. Contains lesson sequence, unit plan, self assessment, teacher assessment. Full colour and brimming with progress photographs. Students will create a final piece of work showing a cultural panel using traditional Maori kowhaiwhai patterns and pendant carvings for reference. Examples in this unit were made by Y4-6 students.