- brown paper bag or wrapping paper
- black markers (different sizes)
- coloured paper for background
View images of Greek pottery. Discuss several forms:
amphora - jug with a handle on both sides so it could be easily lifted. Amphora's were used to store liquids and solids.
crater - mixing vessel for wine and water. The Greeks always mixed their wine with water and sometimes they added spices to change the flavour.
kylix - bowl, flat or on an ornate base with two horizontal handles to pass the scale easily.
The students fold a piece of brown wrapping paper in half and draw one half of a Greek vase of their choice against the fold. Cut the vase and draw figures and patterns on it using black sharpies. Paste the vase on a coloured sheet.
Made by students of grade 5
What a great project for students to practice drawing lines and create patterns.
I love how you include art history lessons in your teaching.
C'est magnifique Jacquelien! Bravo aux élèves!BeantwoordenVerwijderen
Quel âge ont-ils au grade 5?
Wonderful! I love the patterns they made on the decorative borders! They really took their time, didn't they? Good project!BeantwoordenVerwijderen
Merci! Les enfants au grade 5 sont 8/9 ans.
@ Mrs. Skojec: Students did this lesson in two hours. They were really enthusiastic about it, because the saw their vase 'grow'!
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