An Homage to the Guitar

By Emily McEneely, posted on Sep 8, 2021

Guitars abound in our home city of Nashville, Tennessee, but you don’t have to be from Music City to enjoy this multilayered lesson. My district’s scope and sequence specifies that second-grade students should create collagraph prints. With an eight-day schedule and therefore only about twenty classes in a school year, I wanted to make the experience as meaningful as possible. In this lesson, collagraph prints are connected with Picasso’s cubist collages and Blue Period artworks.

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