The timing of the lesson can be altered according to teacher preference.
The Investigate section offers various supports for students about different art techniques. Teachers can eliminate or add to this depending on student ability.
The Investigate section includes an advanced study of portrait composition that is 52 minutes long. It is sectioned into chapters, so teachers can select which clips are most relevant for their class.
If students are overwhelmed with choice, teachers can assign a specific type of art media.
The content of this lesson plan focuses on artistic techniques and uses climate activists as the inspiration. The activists’ stories and the video featured are accurate. Resources and the bulk of science information come from previous lesson plans in this series. This is recommended for teaching.
This lesson is aligned to New Jersey standards. Review the aligned standards directly in the lesson plan document and teacher slideshow.Discover more on the New Jersey Climate Education Hub.
Youth Climate Action (Climate Heroes #2)
In this lesson, students discover what young people around the globe are doing to address climate change and use this information as the basis for a portrait.
Duration: 135 minutes
Subjects: Social Studies, Civics, Career Readiness, Life Literacies, and Key Skills
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Lesson Plan