For grades 2-3, you can look at Jacob Lawrence's "The Last Supper" and talk
about what we are thankful about; have students brainstorm ideas and write
them on board or flip chart. Students can create their own work of art
depicting what they are thankful for.
>Subject: native american art
>Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 11:01:59 -0400 (EDT)
>Help! I am a student majoring in art education at Indiana University of
>Pennsylvania. Currently, I am teaching art at a local youth center to
>second and third graders. I have just introduced a lesson revolving around
>Thanksgiving festival (Pilgrims, Indians, Christopher Columbus, etc). Thus
>far, they have been working on Indian Heedresses using leather straps,
>feathers, sequins, paint, and other odds and ends. The kids seem to love
>I have little experience
>writing my own lesson plans and would greatly appreciate and ideas from
>of you already in the field!
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