Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:
Anchor Standard #2
-Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3
Refine and Complete artistic work.
Anchor Standard #10
-Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
Anchor Standard #11
-Relate artistic ideas and work with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding.
In Medieval Times, a Coat of Arms represented one’s accomplishments, heritage, and values. What represents you? Consider your hobbies, pets, sports, religion, favorite foods, a self or family portrait, your home, favorite colors, a special vacation, or your nationality. Using a pencil and eraser, follow steps 1 through 3 below. DRAW LIGHTLY! Then complete step 4 with markers or other drawing materials.
With pencil draw what’s in orange.
With pencil draw what’s in orange. Divide the shape in 3 or 4 sections. Your
top section can be combined for a larger drawing space, perfect for a family
With an eraser, erase what’s in blue.
Choose three or four subjects of interest and draw a picture of that subject in each section (such as a flag for your nationality/nationalities, your family pet, your favorite activity or food). For the banner, use your last name, your first name or a family motto. Fill up the background space with bright colors and have fun! Trace all lines of the family coat of arms when you’re done.