Educator Resources

To complement our recent exhibitions, Boom Oaxaca and José Montoya’s Resonant Valley, Arte Américas has created downloadable K-12 interdisciplinary lesson plans!

Lesson plans are aligned with California Common Core and Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) state standards.

Lessons engage a wide range of topics including:

Identity, Culture, Social Justice, Foodways, Indigeneity & Multilingual Learning, & Art Making

Boom Oaxaca Lesson Plans:

Movimiento y Lectura

Food Collage & Colors

Lines & Contour Drawing

Storytelling Selfie Project

José Montoya’s Resonant Valley Lessons:

Poetry: Resonant Valley

Poetry: Translanguaging

Visual Art: Masks of Oppression