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 drawing I've shared with you in Seesaw. What do you think about this artwork? 1. Tap the Add button. 2. Use any tool to share what you think about this artwork. It's your choice! Answer these questions: > What do you like about this artwork? > What details did the artist choose to leave out? Did you like his or her choices? > How does this artwork make you feel? > Do you think the artist was trying to show a real leaf? Why or why not? > What artistic techniques can you notice? Think about composition, colors, shapes, patterns and brush strokes. 3. When you're finished, tap the check to add your reflection to your journal. 4. If you finish with time to spare, leave a kind comment on a classmates' work.
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.