Angurria Mural

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Secondary ELA

Angurria Mural - Lesson Activity

Read Angurria’s biography and watch his video interview
Angurria is a Dominican graphic designer, with more than 20 years of experience in the advertising industry. He has distinguished himself nationally and internationally in the area of design, art direction, digital retouching, typography, and lettering, the latter two being the most distinguished. Most recently, Angurria participated in the mural festival “Extra Muros” in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Watch Interview with Angurria

Extension Activity

Look at a second mural created by Angurria. Compare and contrast the murals using the Venn diagram. Then, write a paragraph explaining the differences and similarities.

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Have you seen any of the murals in Lynn before?
Does studying the murals make you want to go and see them in person?
Do you think having murals in the city makes it special?
Did the mural(s), the symbolism, or the artist’s story make you think about your life and experiences?
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Secondary ELA

Angurria Mural - Lesson Plan


Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally


• Identify and evaluate symbols in a mural.

• Describe the inspiration for a mural.

• Compare and contrast symbols in two murals painted by the same artist.

• Vocabulary: Symbol, Symbolism, Inspiration, Curler, Plantain Leaf.


  1. Review symbol, symbolism, inspiration.

  2. Watch the video about Angurria.

  3. Read Angurria’s Bio

  4. Evaluate the symbols used in mural.

  5. Extension Activity: Compare and contrast 2 murals.