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What Do You Think of This Painting?

Grades: 4th Grade, 3rd Grade, 5th Grade
Subjects: English Language Arts, Art

Student Instructions

Not everyone responds to art in the same way. You might really like something and your friend might not. That’s what makes art so interesting! Examine the painting I've shared with you in seesaw Seesaw. What do you think about this artwork? 1. Tap the add Add button. 2. Use any tool drawing video note photo to share what you think about this artwork. It's your choice! Answer these questions: > What do you like about this artwork? > What does this artwork make you curious about? > How does this artwork make you feel? > What artistic techniques can you notice? Think about composition, colors, shapes, patterns and brush strokes. 3. When you're finished, tap the check check to add your reflection to your journal. 4. If you finish with time to spare, leave a kind comment comment on a classmates' work.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

The artwork attached is by the American artist Faith Ringgold. Faith Ringgold is famous for her illustrated children's books, paintings, quilts and social activism. You can learn more about her here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faith_Ringgold. Feel free to swap out the artwork for any artwork created someone who your students are currently learning about. To modify the image, tap the ♡, then tap the [...] button, choose Copy & Edit, delete my attachment, upload your own image, and then Save. Or give students even more choice and have them search in books or online and chose their own artwork to reflect on.