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Graffiti Art Lesson Plan

Instructor: Dana Dance-Schissel

Dana teaches social sciences at the college level and English and psychology at the high school level. She has master's degrees in applied, clinical and community psychology.

Is graffiti a form of art? This lesson plan explores this question with the help of a video lesson. A hands on activity gives students the chance to create graffiti.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define 'graffiti'
  • summarize the history of graffiti art
  • compare and contrast ancient graffiti and modern graffiti
  • explain the significance of graffiti

Length

45 to 90 minutes

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.2

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.7

Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.

Materials

  • Several images depicting graffiti
  • Paper copies of the worksheet from the associated video lesson
  • White butcher paper
  • Tape or push pins
  • Markers
  • Acrylic paints
  • Paintbrushes

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