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Photo Murality

Based on the project Block Party, exhibited at United Photo Industries from September 3 – 26, 2015
Lesson Overview

Students will collaborate on creating a mosaic of faces that represent their “school block” representing how individuality can come together as community, and breaking down stereotypes, assumptions and ignorances regarding each other.

Photograph by Anderson Zaca

Learning Objectives
  • Collaborate with peers to identify differences and commonalities between themselves
  • Create a unified photographic mural representing their school community
  • Practice the values of individuality, democracy, diversity and collaboration

This lesson plan was created during United Photo Industries’ Spring 2018 Teacher Professional Development Day. Many thanks to PhotoWings for supporting UPI Education!

Authors

Alexis Lambrou, Caitlin Gibbons, Mark Robinson with photographer Anderson Zaca

Featuring work by

Anderson Zaca

Grade Level

6th – 12th grade

Subjects

Photography, Visual Art, Math

Time Required

3 – 5 class sessions

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