Wings of the Nike

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Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Not just a brand name, Nike is also an ancient goddess and one of the world’s most celebrated sculptures. Also known as Winged Victory or Nike of Samothrace, she is considered a masterpiece not just because of her drapery and pose, but because of the widespread, windswept wings unfurled behind her. In this lesson plan, students can create a pair of life-sized wings and then envision where those wings can take them and what personal triumph they might achieve!

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