Landscape Legacies

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Arts Education
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Environment
Focus Question 

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

 

Photo Credit:  Milton Hershey School Students Volunteer at Fort Indiantown Gap by Pennsylvania National Guard is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

The purpose of this lesson is to introduce students to The Group of Seven, a group of artists whose intent was to establish a national identity, a sense of pride and original style for Canada, inspired by the environment. This was a philanthropic endeavor for the common good of all. Students will create similar landscapes of their local community to inspire environmental stewardship.

Service Experience 
 Students create an artistic gift in the form of painting, performance, or writing to brighten someone's day, instill pride, or prompt a sense of responsibility for the environment.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Landscape Legacies
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
9
10
11
12

The purpose of this lesson is to introduce students to The Group of Seven, a group of artists whose intent was to establish a national identity, a sense of pride and original style for Canada, inspired by the environment. This was a philanthropic endeavor for the common good of all. Students will create similar landscapes of their local community to inspire environmental stewardship.