Worthington Middle School
Visual arts teacher
Grades 5,6 and 7

david.blanchard@isd518.net

PORTRAIT IDEAS
1. The me, I’d like to be – This is to give a glimpse of your future
2. A ritual from my culture – This might include contemporary rituals as a pregame pep rally, school dance, getting ready for school in the morning, or a march around the neighborhood on Halloween.
3. Power figures in my culture – Included in this category might be symbols of sports, law enforcement, entertainment, religion or politics
4. A view from my culture – create a portrait that shows a typical individual from your present surroundings
5. Reaching out to the past – create a portrait that relates to a person from the past, a relative, historical figure, or a mythological figure to which you relate.
MN Native American Standard (Lakota/Dakota) Powerpoint