Lesson Plan

Mount Rushmore as Scuplture

Mount Rushmore as seen from the air.
Mount Rushmore as seen from the air.
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Grade Level:
Sixth Grade-Ninth Grade
Subject:
Art, Visual Arts
Duration:
Five to seven 50-minute sessions
Setting:
classroom
National/State Standards:
Visual Arts for 5th through 8th grades
U.S. National Standards for Visual Arts
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators/standards/national/arts-standards/5-8/visual-arts/visual-arts-1.aspx

Overview

Recreate the Mount Rushmore sculpture with accuracy in mind but using non-traditional sculpture materials. Use drawings and 3D content to get an understanding of the 3-dimensional volumes of the model for accuracy.

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