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Standing Up for Democracy

For Students 6th - 12th
The mission of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is to bring about “a more humane, just, and compassionate society rooted in democratic values.” These 16 lessons, built on a foundation of mutual respect, tolerance, and participation,...
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Papier-Mache Masks

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Read about, and then make culturally inspired masks. Learners watch the video, "Masks and Face Coverings," then design and make a mask with cultural significance out of papier mache. Tip: Have small groups research, write about, and make...
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Masks of Many Cultures: Celebrations of Life

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Bring art and society together with this highly creative and interesting lesson. Learners research various uses of masks in ceremonies. They then create a ceremony of their own and a mask to go along with it. They film themselves...
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Make Your Own Mythic Mask or Puppet

For Students 6th - 12th
No need to wait until Halloween to create a mask. Young anthropologists get involved in the centuries-old tradition of mask and puppet making with the help of an engaging resource that shows them how to craft their own masks or puppets.
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine traditional masks from Southwest Indian groups and create their own mask based on Internet research. They share their mask with the members of their class.
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Masks for The Masque (of the Red Death)

For Teachers 11th Standards
Readers of "The Masque of the Red Death" create masks, decorate the classroom, and stage a Red Death masque to celebrate Edgar Allen Poe's famous short story.
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Persona Poetry and Mask-Making

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Looking to engage scholars in poetry with hands-on activities? What better way than making masks? Readers analyze literary devices in poetry, examine Native American masks, create their own masks, and then write poems to tell its story!
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How To Make a Mummy

For Students 5th - 6th
In this How To Make a Mummy learning exercise, students make an instruction manual for an embalmer in ancient Egypt. Student complete this by arranging 8 pages in the correct order and adding illustrations. The learning exercise also...
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Class Experience: African Masks

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover the many diverse artwork produced in Africa while focusing upon masks created in tribal groups. They conduct research using a variety of resources and then use the information as samples for inspiration to create their...
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Role of Masks in African Cultures

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore ancient tradition and craft of mask making, examine role or function of masks in African culture, create instruments, and participate in class projects.
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African Masks And Their Impact On Western Art

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore the influence of African-style masks on Western art. Learners create individual masks using construction paper. They discuss and explore the techniques used to create these types of masks. The resource includes links to...
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Mardi-Gras Mask

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Celebrate Mardi Gras in style with beautiful sparkling masks! Class members use provided materials to create their own Mardi Gras masks and then don their costumes for a fun masquerade.
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How to Make a Mummy Mask

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
With some plaster casting materials and a quick lesson on the ancient burial traditions of Egypt, your class can create amazing mummy masks. Listed here are all the tools, precautions, and steps needed for each child to make an Egyptian...
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The Jungle Book Character Mask

For Students 3rd - 8th
Combine learners' love of coloring with their interest in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. A set of character masks, complete with intricate detail, invites readers to bring the famous residents of Mowgli's jungle to life in vivid color.
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Masks and Aesop's Fables

For Teachers K - 4th
Students study and perform Aesop's fables. In this Aesop's fables instructional activity, students read and/or listen to a number of the famous fables. They make masks based on the characters and perform a fable using the masks. They...
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Notan Masks

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Middle schoolers create Notan masks inspired by collages. This wonderfully-designed lesson expertly presents everything you need to do in order to successfully-implement this lesson in your classroom. The results are stunning, and your...
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The Meaning Behind the Mask

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the world of African masks and storytelling. They create masks that tell stories of their own.
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Plaster Face Mask

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The process may be difficult, but the end product will be worth it. Kids will love creating these plaster masks made from their own faces. If they can sit still long enough, they can become the model for their own masks. All the steps,...
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We Wear the Mask

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Paul Laurence Dunbar's "We Wear the Mask" provides an opportunity for a discussion of the various masks people craft and their reasons for doing so.
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Masks of Africa

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students explain the purpose of masks to various cultures in Africa. They recognize the conceptual patterns used to create African masks and illustrate their understanding by creating their own masks
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Monster Masks

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
There's nothing quite as fun as making a scary mask for kids! Young learners design and create a mask they can use to be a scary creature. Of course, this resource would be ideal to use right around Halloween time, and a parade of scary...
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Making Masks

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students create paper masks linking the function and purpose of masks in the past, with modern life.
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Behind The Masks: Exploring Culture And Self Through Art and Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the history, traditions and culture of various countries. Using the internet and other sources, they explore artifacts, write poetry and create cultural masks. As a class, students compare created masks and share...
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Mardi Gras Masks

For Teachers K - 12th
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Create your own festive Mardi Gras masks with a lesson that provides background information on the celebration and instructions about constructing the masks.

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