This resource provides 16 posters of individuals that support action for the environment, providing an inspirational quote and artistic likeness on each.
The posters can be printed and displayed in the classroom or used as digital resources for online classrooms or assignments.
This provides a diverse group of role models for students to relate to and identify with.
The original artwork is captivating.
Teachers will need access to Google Slides but the presentation can also be downloaded as an MS PowerPoint presentation.
Teachers could use these posters for an assignment where students choose one inspirational individual to research and report on.
Social studies classes could use this resource as a hook for lessons about the importance of individual action, participating in society, and the importance of having diverse role models.
This resource could be used to connect art and creativity to science, language arts, and social studies classes.
Other similar resources to use in the classroom include this Earth Day classroom pack and this name tag resource.
Quotes from well-known climate scientists, environmentalists, and advocates for human rights are included in the resource. Students would be motivated by this to study more about climate issues and take the initiative. It is advised to use this resource when instructing.
English Language Arts
L.9-12.3 Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style in writing and speaking, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Visual and Performing Arts
Visual Arts: Standard C1 - Perceive and analyze artistic work.
D.C1.5.a Compare one's own interpretation of a work of art with the interpretation of others.
D.C1.9-12acc.a Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
Visual Arts: Standard C2 - Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.
D.C2.9-12prof Construct interpretations of artwork, supported by relevant and sufficient evidence found both in the work and in various contexts.