Centennial Bridge

Grade 4

Jenifer Cameron, Art Specialist

Students learn about the artist Ron Senungetuk who is an Alaskan Native Artist. He designed a landmark bridge in Fairbanks. Students design and create a 2-D abstract bridge from construction paper.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. learn about the history of the city of Fairbanks.
  2. create visual rhythm, balance and unity in a work of art.
  3. learn about an important work of architecture by an Alaska Native artists.
  4. discuss symbolism in a work of art.