Transforming Spaces with Unconventional Materials

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Title

Transforming Spaces with Unconventional Materials

Subject

Nature

Description

Nature is the commanding force and universal presence that all individuals interact with on a regular basis. We experience and observe the landscape of all spaces either natural or constructed in different manners. Individuals can create new methods of viewing and interacting with spaces to comprehend their own relationship or inclusiveness with nature. In the unit, the learners will manipulate or alter a space within the school grounds. The learners will collect unconventional materials such as cardboard and plastic bottles as well as stones and branches to communicate their wholeness with nature. The learners will explore their relations with nature in the school environment and write statements about their chosen spaces in their journals.

Creator

Molly Whittaker

Publisher

Handheld Art

Date

September 17, 2013

Contributor

Columbia Museum of Art

Rights

Handheld Art

Unit Plan Item Type Metadata

Duration

5 classes

Standards

Visual Arts Standards:
VAH1-3.2: Analyze and describe the relationships among subject matter, symbols and themes in communicating intended meaning in his or her own artworks and in those of others.
VAH1-3.3 Select and effectively use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning through his or her artworks.
VAH1-5.2: Make complex, descriptive, interpretative and evaluative judgments about his or own artworks and those of others.

Integrated Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.11-12.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Objectives

Learners will alter and manipulate a space within the school grounds to communicate their wholeness or inclusiveness with nature.
Learners will collect unconventional materials such as stones, branches, leaves and fabric to transform their space.
Learners will interact with natural or constructed spaces to illustrate their understanding of nature.

Materials

Printer
Journals
Pencils
Twine
Cameras
Rice Paper
Aluminum Foil
Tissue paper
Plastic Wrap
Scrap Fabric
Leaves
Branches
Stones
Glue
Scissors
Burlap
Cardboard
Plastic Bottles

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