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Around the Neighborhood
Students learn about Jacob Lawrence and the Harlem Renaissance. They make a collage that depicts their own neighborhood, with a focus on color.
In this lesson, student artists create their own sketchbooks and begin sketching out things that they frequently see around their neighborhood.
(optional) SW prepare painted paper to collage with.
SW plan out a composition and begin their collage, only making the background.
SW have a workday and finish with detailed collage elements.
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