Work of Art Kate’s Class Observed
 
Looking at Student Work Kate’s 3 rd  Grade Class See Think Wonder 2 dots in the sky Probably not the first time they’ve do...
Looking (continued) See  Think Wonder Mayflower-was it in the picture? Sometimes the first half of the 2 nd  ten tend to b...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Frida Kahlo.  The Bus.  1929. Oil on canvas. 26 x 56 cm. Dolores Olmedo Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico.
Creative Questions <ul><li>Where are they? </li></ul><ul><li>How would it be different if it was raining? </li></ul><ul><l...
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November 28 Study Group Meeting

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November 28 Study Group Meeting

  1. 1. Work of Art Kate’s Class Observed
  2. 3. Looking at Student Work Kate’s 3 rd Grade Class See Think Wonder 2 dots in the sky Probably not the first time they’ve done this Looks like praying-what makes the kids say that? All noticed people first Worked together or side by side When this lesson took place in terms of talking about the history of Thanksgiving All noted background I think there is evidence of some prior knowledge in the responses What are the two dots? Evidence of prior knowledge Think the students were thinking about previous study on the topic Wonder who is the boy sniffing? Kids noted all standing adults are sitting Wonder when Kate did the assignment? I see parallel answers (esp on #2) What are the eyes in the sky? 1 general-2 specific
  3. 4. Looking (continued) See Think Wonder Mayflower-was it in the picture? Sometimes the first half of the 2 nd ten tend to be similar and then it triggers either further extensions Noticed art elements Noticed differenced in people Noting some things that are not actually in the picture (but can be implied with background knowledge
  4. 13. Frida Kahlo. The Bus. 1929. Oil on canvas. 26 x 56 cm. Dolores Olmedo Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico.
  5. 14. Creative Questions <ul><li>Where are they? </li></ul><ul><li>How would it be different if it was raining? </li></ul><ul><li>Suppose that they were all related? </li></ul><ul><li>What if the baby started to cry? </li></ul><ul><li>What if we knew where they were going? </li></ul><ul><li>How would it change if it was winter? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the reasons they’re there? </li></ul><ul><li>Why aren’t there cars or people at the factory? </li></ul><ul><li>Why does he have a tie on with overalls? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s in her basket? </li></ul><ul><li>What would they say to one another? </li></ul><ul><li>Where are her shoes? </li></ul><ul><li>Where are they? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s their destination? </li></ul><ul><li>What vehicle are they using? (maybe a building?) </li></ul><ul><li>Is the barefooted woman nursing? </li></ul><ul><li>Who does the boy belong to? </li></ul><ul><li>Are some windows tinted-different sky colors? </li></ul><ul><li>Do they keep to themselves or interact? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the occupation of the man wearing bibs and a tie? </li></ul><ul><li>Are they going to impress someone and celebrate? </li></ul><ul><li>What is in the tied sack? </li></ul><ul><li>Is this a real city? </li></ul><ul><li>What are they traveling in? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is working in the city? </li></ul><ul><li>What would change if the woman had on shoes? </li></ul><ul><li>What does the little boy see? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the mother nursing a child? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the boy with the barefooted woman? </li></ul><ul><li>Are they traveling into the city? </li></ul><ul><li>What is in that bag? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is the location? </li></ul><ul><li>Who are the people? </li></ul><ul><li>What would change if the people were in rich clothes? </li></ul><ul><li>Suppose that we could “paint” in the field…what would you put there? </li></ul><ul><li>If we could add a sound track, what would it sound like? </li></ul><ul><li>What if we knew what just one of these people was thinking? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the purpose of the building they are in? </li></ul><ul><li>They appear to be hiding emotion, what if we knew why they are dressed up? </li></ul><ul><li>Suppose that they were all related? </li></ul><ul><li>What would change if they were all standing? </li></ul><ul><li>There is a quietness represented in this painting-where is the quietness in our lives today? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>

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