Salmon Summer in Kodiak

Grade 4

Jenifer Cameron, Art Specialist

Through the book Salmon Summer in Kodiak, students learn about an Aleut boy who lives on Kodiak Island and fishes for salmon. Students create a 2D painting with warm or cool colors that incorporates designs inspired by salmon and traditional Aleut hunting hats.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. learn about salmon fishing, subsistence lifestyles and salmon resources in Kodiak.
  2. learn how to find analogous colors on the color wheel.
  3. use traditional Aleut designs to create a work of art.
  4. locate Kodiak on a map of Alaska.