Through this lesson, students will learn about Native Americans from the northwest. Students will study the culture and artwork of these native people. The idea of stylizing artwork will also be addressed as students work together to make a two dimensional version of a totem pole. Finally, students will learn about symbolism and what various animals mean to the Native Americans of the northwest.
- Boys- Students will choose one animal and draw it using native totem pole references.
- Girls- Students will work with others at their table in order to create a totem pole.
- Students will choose an animal that symbolizes their family or personality.