Friday, 24 February 2012

Poster Challenge at Kanata Montessori for Grade 1, 2 and 3

After studying the war of 1812 with their teachers, grades 1, 2 and 3 illustrated it in a form of a poster for a contest organised by Canadian Heritage. Students had few rules to follow: No words, letters and phrases were permitted, the use of Canadian symbols was encouraged, all artwork had to be in colour. Students focused on their favourite "heroes":  Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, Shawnee War Chief Tecumseh, Laura Secord and Lieutenant-Colonel Charles-Michel d'Irumberry de Salaberry.
The story of Laura Secord was one of the most popular.

Below picture
Top row from left to right: Artwork by  Grade 3, Grade 2, Grade 1
Bottom row left to right: Artwork by Grade 2, Grade 1, Grade1

Above picture : Artwork by Grade 3
The poster contest is to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the 1812 War

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