Art Culture: Roimata's Cloak (*NZ)
PDF format. A great unit for the start of the year. This unit explores sgraffito, profile portraiture and drawing New Zealand native trees. This is a PDF resource consisting of 29 pages, written for New Zealand schools. 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 Explore the use of Pastel / Paint & Crayon/Dye as a medium, 2) Develop Ideas in the Visual Arts (DI) - Contrast warm & cool colours for effect, 3) Communicate and Interpret the Visual Arts (C.I) - Share my choices for cloak patterns, 4) Understand the Visual Arts in Context (U.C) - Discuss the importance of the cloak 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 create a final work showing themselves in a cloak decorated with elements of their life, set in a New Zealand setting. Easily adapted to suit traditional cultures. Examples in this unit were made by Y4 students.