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Alison Willard

Mona Lisa Puzzle and Vocabulary Builder

Grades: 5th Grade, 7th Grade, 6th Grade
Subjects: Art, English Language Arts, Reading

Student Instructions

Mona Lisa, or La Gioconda. (La Joconde), is a 16th century oil painting on poplar wood by Leonardo da Vinci, and is one of the most famous paintings in the world. Few works of art have been subject to as much scrutiny, study, mythologizing and parody. It is owned by the French government and hangs in the Musée du Louvre in Paris. The painting, a half-length portrait, depicts a woman whose gaze meets the viewer's with an expression often described as enigmatic. Read the passage on slide 1 and use the appropriate tools to answer the 5 questions. Slide 2: Click here to complete a puzzle of the Mona Lisa. http://www.jigzone.com/puzzles/BA055D4CF4A2 1. Take a screenshot of your completed puzzle. 2. Click add to add response. 3. Click on upload to add your screen shot. 4. Click label to answer the questions.