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Description

Students will study the artwork of Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson, with a focus on community pride. Students will draw an illustration about an event or people they admire in their community. Students will use mixed media (fabric, buttons, text) to enhance their meaning.

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Lesson Objectives

Students will study the art of Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson, with a focus on her work celebrating her community.

Students will generate ideas from personal experiences to illustrate an event and people they admire in their community.

Students will create an artwork representative of natural and constructed environments and add important visual details.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Present a variety of artworks from Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson for students to explore.
  • Prompt students to generate an idea from their personal experiences for their artwork about community pride.
  • Show students how to compose a design with multiple people and a detailed environment.
  • Guide students through the process of writing a description, cutting the text to fit, and attaching it to the artwork.

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National Standards


Create

Create art that represents natural and constructed environments.

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

1 hour

Demonstration Time

30 minutes

Student Studio Time

3 hours

Supplies and Materials

  • Drawing paper: 9” x 12” and 11” x 14”
  • Pencils, erasers
  • Permanent black markers
  • Colored pencils
  • Mixed-media materials (fabric, buttons, colored paper)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • A Street Called Home by Robinson, ISBN: 9780152014650

National Standards


Create

Create art that represents natural and constructed environments.

VA:Cr2.3.Ka

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Steps

Explore the artwork of Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson

Observe and analyze the artwork of Robinson. Explore her use of art materials. Consider how the buttons and fabric symbolize connections and warmth. Emphasize her celebration of real people, and reflect on how those relationships add to her sense of community pride.

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Instructional Materials

Artist Bio

Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson

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Worksheet

From Stick Person to Shape Person

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Reflection

Did I? Finished Artwork Review

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Summative

Describe Your Drawing

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