Faces of the Community (The)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
Subjects: 
Media / Technology
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Arts
Focus Question 

 How does an individual use personal interests and strengths to impact the common good? 

 

Photo Credit:  Art Supplies by Celeste Lindell is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 
The students examine the motivations and work of the painters Van Gogh and Gauguin who were driven by a need to benefit society through art. The students learn how artwork portrays ethnicity and then draw their own portraits to create a display of the diverse faces of the community.
Service Experience 
 Students create art as a gift to someone in order to thank them or brighten their world.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Faces of the Community (The)
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
6
7
8

The students examine the motivations and work of the painters Van Gogh and Gauguin who were driven by a need to benefit society through art. The students learn how artwork portrays ethnicity and then draw their own portraits to create a display of the diverse faces of the community.

Focus Question: How does an individual use personal interests and strengths to impact the common good?