Artist Melanie Yazzie was inspired by the celebration and unity that story telling provides.
Does this object spark a lesson idea for your classroom?
- How could the flags be representative of your class culture?
- How does a symbolic addition to your room provide for a new routine?
TIP: Create flags from fabric and ribbon, have students write stories, or significant words on the flags and join flags together on a ribbon to display around the classroom.
Related Creative Activities
In this lesson, students will explore the symbols, patterns, and colors that are important to the Osage people. Students will create a t-shirt design that expresses information about their own culture and personality, and reflect upon messages communicated by their clothing design.
Students will examine the artistic characteristics of The Water Lily Pond; explain how the natural resources that appear in the painting, particularly the vegetation, correspond with the climate of France; and design and create a collage of a garden including different vegetation that corresponds with the climate of their local geographical area.