Submitted by:Linda McLean
Media Specialist / Art Teacher Title: Advertisement Design Presenters: Linda McLean &Cindy Scarpace Grades: 4th - 6th Time Needed: 2 or 3 Sessions
Students will study the famous Detroit Artist, Tyree Guyton to understand his artistic visions. Students will communicate their understanding through creation of travel poster.
Read selected poems from The Heidelberg Project, A Street of Dreams, by Linda K. McLean.
Discuss Tyree Guyton’s art work and his visions of the Heidelberg Project. What is the artist trying to say to us?
Why did he begin this project? Discuss the poet’s feelings about this project and elicit student reactions.
Display advertising posters and discuss the design, images, and message.
Using computer program such as MS Word, Kid Pix, or web-based Ribbet or PicMonkey, demonstrate the program capabilities and create a sample poster in the style of Tyree Guyton.
Students create a travel poster (advertisement) to promote visits to a local tourist attraction. Photos may be uploaded for manipulation, or images may be created by drawing tools.
All students will
1. apply skills and knowledge to perform in the arts
2. apply skills and knowledge to create in the arts
3. analyze, describe and evaluate works of art
4. understand, analyze, and describe the arts in their historical, social, and cultural contexts
5. recognize, analyze, and describe connections between the arts and everyday life
Use technology to create a travel poster to promotea local tourist attraction as a visitor destination.
Does the completed poster reflect a desirable destination for visitors? Is the essence of the local tourist attraction's purpose correctly represented? Are all words spelled correctly and is the information accurate?