Creating and observing art is part of the human experience. Do you ever find yourself liking or disliking a work of art, but you struggle to articulate why? Have you ever thought about how our experiences in the 21st century affect the way we perceive art? Students will don the hat of “art critic” in this immersive program as we build our art appreciation toolkit. This program is easily adaptable to suit 6th, 7th, or 8th grade arts and core standards.
- SL.6.1/SL.7.1/SL.8.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 /7/8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
- 7.SS.Geography.13 Geographic factors promote or impede the movement of people, products and ideas.
- VA.7.3RE Interpret selected artworks and synthesize their interpretations with the interpretations of others.
painting, ceramics, Rookwood Pottery, art history, art criticism, gallery, curator, Feldman Method, description, analysis, interpretation, evaluation