Aleut Basket Paintings

Grade 4

Eloise Larson, FNSBSD Art Specialist

Students learn about Aleut basket weaving techniques. They learn to weave a basic pattern and use tempera paint to create a repeated motif on their weaving.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. learn about the history of Aleut people of Alaska.
  2. learn a basic weave technique and vocabulary.
  3. practice painting a multilayered motif.
  4. reflect on their artwork and complete an individual assessment.