7 Class Periods
|Ting Tinga Masks, Fourth Grade Art Lesson|
History of Masks:
A mask is an object normally worn on the face for protection, disguise, performance and entertainment. Masks have been around for a very long time, the oldest dates to 7000 BC. Masks have been created by many cultures (Egyptian, Greek, African, Native American, Asian, etc.) and have been used for many purposes. Masks can be made from numerous materials such as wood, clay, metal, and paper.
Tinga Tinga Tales are African folk tales that discuss the origins of animals.
|Rigid wrapping the mask.|
|Hot gluing materials.|
|Writing story on final paper.|
(under some of the examples is the Tinga Tinga Tale the student wrote about their mask)
|How Tiger Got His Stripes by Dillon|
One day tiger was out for a walk. A bird was flying over head. The bird had a can of black paint and spilled it all over the tiger giving him stripes.