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Unformatted text preview: 1-FAITH RINGGOLDFaith Ringgold and Tar BeachLesson Plan Submitted by: Stephanie M. IgnazioUnderwood School, Newton, MAGrade Level: 3rd GradeObjectives And Concepts:To introduce the artist Faith Ringgold and her story Tar Beach.To discuss the closeness of family and wishes for the future.To focus on a work of art created out of paint and fabric rather than paint and paper.To explore pattern by overlapping color and design.To foster cooperation within the class dynamic by creating both individual and small group work.Materials:Tar Beachby Faith RinggoldOak tag cut 24 x 36"Blue construction paper 18 x 24"Glue sticksCrayola overwriters markersRegular markersElmer's glueGlitterScrap paperVocabulary:PatternDesignOverlappingArrangementFabricInspirationCooperationIllustrationProcedures:1. Read and discuss Tar Beach.2. Discuss with the children Faith Ringgold's artistic background, including her use of fabric as medium. Explain how the images you see are actually scenes from her childhood. Family was/is very important to her. This is where she draws her INSPIRATION.3. Ask children what building they would like to own if they could fly over it. Brainstorm a list together of the answers and add new alternatives.4. Explain that we are going to create a piece of art both on our own and as a group.5. Everyone will be creating their own building and a picture of themselves flying. Everyone in the small group will create one side of the fabric border around the edging of the image, using pattern.6. One or two in the group will draw and glitter the bridge for the group's background. Buildings will be placed over the bridge; flying bodies will be glued in the air.7. Before splitting into groups of 3-4, have them close their eyes and imagine flying. How does it feel?8. Everyone can stand up and fly around the room and back to their seats, to ge the artistic juices flowing. ResourcesPrintsFamily Portrait by Faith RinggoldMatisse's Chapel by Faith RinggoldTar BeachTar Beach IIDancing at the LouvreEvaluation:Students will understand that artist Faith Ringgold was inspired by her family heritage to create her artwork.Students will understand that artwork does not have to be created on paper to be considered "art."Students will create their own individual piece of art that exhibits their sense of inspiration.Students will successfully work both independently and cooperatively on a large mural.2UNIT: Art and Literature - Faith Ringgold - Identity - MemoriesGrade Level: sixth grade (adaptable to elementary)Rationale For Teaching Lesson:Students will read Tar Beachby Faith Ringgold and use a story of their own family time for inspiration to make their own Quilt using acrylic paint and sticky foam stamps....
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