AASL 1.1.6: Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning. 2.1.1: Continue an inquiry-based research process by applying critical-thinking skills (analysis, synthesis, evaluation, organization) to information and knowledge in order to construct new understandings, draw conclusions, and create new knowledge. 2.1.6: Use the writing process, media and visual literacy, and technology skills to create products that express new understandings
NETS-S 2. Communication and Collaboration:Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others. Students: a. interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media. b. communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats. d. contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.
English Language Arts: Goal 3 3.C.1b: Create media compositions or productions which convey meaning visually for a variety of purposes. 3.C.2b: Produce and format compositions for specified audiences using available technology. 3.C.3b: Using available technology, produce compositions and multimedia works for specified audiences.
Fine Arts Goal 26 26.A.4e Visual Arts: Analyze and evaluate how tools/technologies and processes combine to convey meaning. 26.B.3d Visual Arts: Demonstrate knowledge and skills to create 2- and 3-dimensional works and time arts (e.g., film, animation, video) that are realistic, abstract, functional and decorative. 26.B.4d Visual Arts: Demonstrate knowledge and skills that communicate clear and focused ideas based on planning, research and problem solving.
Looking at picture books Elements of design Line Shape Space Color Bang, M. (2000). Picture this: How pictures work. San Francisco: SeaStar Books.
Line an identifiable path created by a point moving in space. (J. Paul Getty Trust, n.d.)
Describing Color Hue red, green, blue, etc. Value the brightness of color: light or dark Intensity describes the purity or strength of a color: bright or dull (J. Paul Getty Trust, n.d.)
When am I going to use this? Book selection Knowing more about the elements of design make us better picture book selectors and more informed about the ways that illustrations influence the story and connect with students
Widener, J. (1989, June 5). Tank Man. [Photo]. Tiananmen Square, China: Associate Press
[Unknown]. (1913, March). By Popular Demand. [Photo]. George Grantham Bain Collection: Library of Congress
Florence Fleming Noyes, full-length pose, wearing costume of "Liberty" at suffrage pageant, other participants standing in background in front of the Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.
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Resources: Major League Baseball. (2009, July 23). Tampa Bay at Chicago. [Broadcast]. Chicago: Comcast SportsNet. Picasso, P. (1937). Guernica. [Painting]. Madrid, Spain: MuseoReina Sofia. [Unknown]. (1913, March). By Popular Demand. [Photo]. George Grantham Bain Collection: Library of Congress. Using Primary Sources (Teacher ed.). (n.d.). [Pamphlet]. Retrieved from http://www.loc.gov/teachers/usingprimarysources/ Widener, J. (1989, June 5). Tank Man. [Photo]. Tiananmen Square, China: Associate Press.
ABC 7 Chicago (2007, December 23). Van crash - Ravi Baichwal. [Broadcast]. Chatwood, D. (2009, March 11). The Rainbow Vomiting Pandas Of Interestingness. [Art Print]. Retrieved June 15, 2010 from http://www.flickr.com/photos/bar-art/3345670157Hutchison, M. (2009, July). Upbeat hummer. [Photo]. Retrieved June 15, 2010, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/hutchworks/3728488762Jaffe, G. (2009, May 2009). Guy. [Photo]. Retrieved June 15, 2010 from http://www.flickr.com/photos/gjaffe/3550256284Krug, K. (2007, October 20). Pop!Tech 2007 - The Body Reconsidered - Bill Shannon. [Photo]. Retrieved June 16, 2010, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/poptech2006/1656604302/lauren*o (2008, December 10). ayiiiii!!!!!!!!!!!! [Photo]. Retrieved June 15, 2010 from http://www.flickr.com/photos/janiceangstrom/3097827319Muro, R. (2006, June 26). Mom sis. [Photo]. Retrieved June 16, 2010, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/rayj1839/176040878/Roach, R. (2009, July 23). My gun is bigger, your argument is invalid. [Photo]. Retrieved June 16, 2010, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sorakirei/3751277638Schweigert, A. P. (2009, April 26). Bike exchange. [Photo]. Retrieved June 15, 2010 from http://www.flickr.com/photos/wfiupublicradio/3476414495/in/set-72157617259053089/