Each 2nd grade class studies a different region and habitat: from the Seminole to the Hopi to the Tlingit to the Kansa to the Iroquois… we explore how the everyday object contains aesthetic value and meaning.
|A student from 2O smearing a coil onto a pinch pot in the Hopi fashion|
|Each Hopi pot unique… others made Iroquois cooking pots and Seminole mortar and pestles |
and Plains Indian containers…
|Seminole patchwork provides 2C a great opportunity to talk about patterning, |
rhythm and geometric shapes!
|Glazing our mortar and pestles in 2C|
|2N creates a Tlingit dance button blanket featuring |
the power animal that represents their clan
|… finding inspiration in the artwork of the Northwest Coast Native Americans|