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Finalcopyartprints

  1. 1. Using Prints in the Classroom <ul><li>A picture is worth a thousand words! </li></ul><ul><li>Did somebody say Quadrant D? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Visual Learners make up about 65% of the population (Nam) .
  3. 3. Use prints: to aid visual learners <ul><li>Makes students ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>Stirs debate </li></ul><ul><li>Makes connections </li></ul><ul><li>Adds real-life elements to history </li></ul>
  4. 4. Use prints: to develop inquiry skills (Vest) <ul><li>Carefully observe </li></ul><ul><li>Activate prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Draw reasonable conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>Determine additional information needed </li></ul><ul><li>Students pose the questions </li></ul>
  5. 5. Use prints: to add a human element (Vest) <ul><li>More intimate than reading text </li></ul><ul><li>Immerse in the culture of the time </li></ul><ul><li>Better understand important people and events </li></ul><ul><li>Make connections by comparing and contrasting with their own life </li></ul><ul><li>Helps develop empathy for the human condition </li></ul>
  6. 6. Use Prints: to Teach Point of View (POV) <ul><li>Students need to learn to “read” images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What side is the artist/photographer on? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Painting = artist’s POV </li></ul><ul><li>Compare/Contrast pictures/prints from same time period showing different POV </li></ul>
  7. 7. Using Prints: Some quick examples <ul><li>Get out the magnifying glass </li></ul><ul><li>Create a poem that goes along with a scene </li></ul><ul><li>Divide up a print with lots of people/ events – let groups list what they discover/question </li></ul><ul><li>use prints to show how different artists see things in science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Light, shadows, weather </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. More Examples: Compare/ Contrast <ul><li>pictures from the same time period- why might they be same/different </li></ul><ul><li>pictures from the same area - what influenced artists </li></ul><ul><li>Use multiple versions of the same print (color, black and white) discuss different feelings/changes </li></ul>
  9. 9. Abraham Lincoln <ul><li>Overview of a lesson for second graders </li></ul><ul><li>Can be adapted to all grade levels </li></ul>
  10. 10. From Picturing America (Merrill, Rogers, and Passmore 42-43) <ul><li>Compare/Contrast </li></ul><ul><li>to Lincoln on a penny </li></ul><ul><li>Set up an area and sit like Lincoln (can you sit still for 3 minutes?) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take pics of students </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Inquiry <ul><li>Have students ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>May ask: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why is part of the picture blurry? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Research photography </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why is he so tired? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Research the Civil War </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Continued <ul><li>Compare to other pictures of Lincoln and pictures of other presidents </li></ul><ul><li>Write a letter to Lincoln </li></ul><ul><li>Write a letter to the current president </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Works Cited </li></ul><ul><li>Carroll, Colleen. “Classroom Use of the Art Print.” Teacher Reference Center . Jan. 2008. EBSCO. St. Andrew Lib., Newtown, PA. 15 Feb. 2009 <http://search.ebscohost.com/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Hubbard, Guy. “The amazing diversity of world art.” Teacher Reference Center . Sept. 1995. EBSCO. St. Andrew Lib., Newtown, PA. 15 Feb. 2009 <http://search.ebscohost.com/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Merrill, Linda, Lisa Rogers, and Kaye Passmore. Picturing America: teachers resource book . Washington D.C.: National Endowment for the Humanities, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Nam, Sam. “Visual Learning Tools: Using Poster Prints in the Classroom.” Weblog post. Online Poster Printing . 22 Dec. 2008. Online Poster Printing. 10 Feb. 2009 <http://blog.onlineposterprinting.com/design- ideas/visual-learning-tools-using-poster-prints-in-the-classroom/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Vest, Kathleen. Using Primary Sources in the Classroom . Huntington Beach, CA: Shell Educational , 2007. Google Books . Google. 10 Feb. 2009 <http://books.google.com/books?id=Ksth26DbppYC&pg=PA21&lpg=P A21&dq=%22using+historical+prints+in+the+classroom%22&source= web&ots=JLi0cpWsVj&sig=Ux7pp8zKSj0zXWobnsD6zQ3BM0o&hl= en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=4&ct=result#PPA3,M2>. </li></ul>

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