How we express ourselves pp


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How we express ourselves pp

  1. 1. How We Express Ourselves<br />
  2. 2. Transdisciplinary Theme<br />An inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic.<br />
  3. 3. Central idea:<br /> We can express ourselves through the arts.<br />Lines of Inquiry<br />FORM: Types of creative expression<br />PERSPECTIVE: How our creativity is inspired.<br />REFLECTION: How we respond to art.<br />
  4. 4. Teacher Questions:<br />In what ways can we express ourselves?<br />How does the work of others inspire us?<br />In what ways can we respond to the arts?<br />
  5. 5. Learner Profiles and PYP Attitudes<br />Confidence-Thinking like you can try or do most things<br />Creativity-Coming up with your own ideas<br />Enthusiasm- Enjoying learning<br />Appreciation – Being grateful<br />
  6. 6. What is Expression? <br />We watched lots of videos of people expressing themselves. We saw a painter, a dancer, a singer, and a sand artist. As we were watching, we thought……<br />Iris – The dancer “loves someone.”<br />Isabel – “He misses someone.”<br />Misato – The painter is “making a sunflower and there is happy music so he’s happy.”<br />Joong Gun – “The man has a gun so he might shoot the swan and it makes the eagle cry” (sand artist)<br />Owen – The sand artist is “really sad; the music is sad and he is making sad pictures.”<br />Frida – The singer is “singing a so beautiful song the lady is crying. She loves it.”<br />
  7. 7. Charlie and Lola express themselves….<br />I can dance like a dancer<br />I wish I could draw exactly more like you<br />I want to play music too<br />Click the links!<br />
  8. 8. Breaking down the central idea:<br />What are “the arts?”<br />
  9. 9. Breaking down the central idea: What does it mean to “express?”<br />
  10. 10. Artist Visit – Mr. <br />Artist Visit – Malcom’s dad, Mr. Burgess, playing the bagpipes!<br />Click here<br />
  11. 11. Vietnam Fine Arts Museum<br />
  12. 12. Do these works of art inspire you?<br />It makes me feel happy because she is so pretty. _ Brielle<br />It reminds of when people lived in a cave. -Trang<br />It reminds me of ordering tea in a restaurant. -Isabel<br />It reminds me of someone dying in a fire. –Joong Gun<br />It reminds me of my sister. -Iris<br />
  13. 13. It looks like someone sleeping. -Daniel<br />I feel relaxed. <br />-Owen<br />I think it looks like a dragon. It makes me feel like running away. -Satoshi<br />It reminds me of a giant frog. -Tony<br />It reminds me of killing animal. I feel sad. -Emily<br />It reminds me of fighting in a war. -Samantha<br />
  14. 14. Wow! I Like That One! <br />Pieces of art that inspired us at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum<br />Uncle Ho’s House<br />Samantha thought, “it reminds me of swimming with Emily at JAFA. I feel happy because it’s summer. I think it’s beautiful and I want to go again and see this picture. I wonder who made it.”<br />
  15. 15. Girl on the Jetty<br />Emily thought, “it reminds me of my mom washing my clothes. I feel happy. I think of jet skiing with my sister. I wonder if it’s at the beach.”<br />
  16. 16. Uncle Ho’s House<br />Daniel thought, “it reminds me of my grandpa’s bridge. I feel happy. I think it looks like a forest. I want to live in Uncle Ho’s house. I wonder if the trees grow so high.”<br />
  17. 17. Mask<br />Chau thought, “it reminds me of … I feel happy. I think I like it and I want to put…<br />
  18. 18. Ladies on a Buffalo<br />Yu Chan thought, “I want to ride the buffalo and I want to meet the old ladies.<br />
  19. 19. Statue<br />Tony thought, “it reminds me of fighting. I feel happy. I wonder …”<br />
  20. 20. Four Seasons<br />Brielle thought, “it reminds me of my house in America. I feel happy. I think of my favorite book. I want to go back to my house in America. I wonder where this picture is .”<br />
  21. 21. Arrow<br />Trang thought, “it reminds me of the soldiers in a war against America. I feel like being saved. I think some of the soldiers got dead. I feel sad for them. I want to help them. I wonder how much work it took.”<br />
  22. 22. Happiness<br />Frida thought, “it reminds me when I was a baby and mum carry me to bed. I feel happy and mum and dad is happy too.”<br />
  23. 23. Misato thought, “it reminds me of my friends. I feel little bit sad. I think my friend remember me. I want to go back to Japan. I wonder who painted this picture.”<br />
  24. 24. The Monster<br />Isabel thought, “it reminds me of a monster. I feel it is funny. I think it is a person comes from a monster farm. I want to fight. I wonder why it has so many arms.”<br />
  25. 25. Happiness<br />Alec thought, “it reminds me of a dog. I feel happy when I look at it. I think the picture is water buffalo. I want to have it. I wonder if the buffalo has a family.”<br />
  26. 26. A Woman and a Child<br />Iris thought, “it reminds I have a baby. I feel I am grown up. I think I have a husband. I want to go swimming at the pool with Samantha. I wonder I like Emily and she likes me too.”<br />
  27. 27. The One Thousand Hands<br />Joong Gun thought, “it reminds me of a tornado. I feel awesome. I think it is killing. I wonder it will be monster and I want to fight.”<br />
  28. 28. The Dragon Puppet<br />Owen thought, “it reminds me of a crocodile. I feel scared because it blows fire. I think it looks like a roller – coaster. I want to have it. I wonder if it turns alive.”<br />
  29. 29. Rowing<br />Satoshi thought, “it reminds me of going with my dad rowing. I think that I want to go rowing. I want to sleep on the boat. I wonder who painted this picture.”<br />
  30. 30. Puppeteers are also artists! Look at the ways they can express themselves!<br />Click here and here to see how they use their bodies to express themselves<br />Click here and here to see them at work<br />
  31. 31. We Can be Artists, Too!<br />Click here, here, and here to watch us express ourselves!<br />
  32. 32. Expression Through Painting/Drawing<br />Click here to hear all the songs.<br />We also listened to “Night on Bald Mountain,” “Carnival,” and “Kozmic Blue.” We responded to these pieces of music through the arts. <br />We listened to “The Can Can,” “Pizzicato Police,” and “Flight of the Bumblebee.”<br />
  33. 33. Expression Through Music<br />Mr. McGibbon showed us how he expresses himself through playing the piano, singing, and writing music.<br />
  34. 34. Expression Through Dance<br />Click here and here to watch!<br />Senorita Lopez and her class showed us how to do “La Macarena” and express ourselves through movement<br />
  35. 35. Expression Through a Musical Instrument<br />Angelina’s mom, Mrs. Le, playing the danbau, a Vietnamese traditional instrument <br />Click here to listen and watch<br />
  36. 36. Expression Through Sculpture<br />
  37. 37. We like to express ourselves...<br />…through playing musical instruments…<br />…or painting!<br />
  38. 38. Through drawing...<br />…or making pictures with sand!<br />
  39. 39. Through dancing, acting, or singing<br />Through puppet shows…<br />
  40. 40. Through dance….<br />Click here, here, and here to watch!<br />
  41. 41. Through sculpture…<br />
  42. 42. Ms. Julia shows us how to boot scoot boogie!<br />Expression through dance<br />Click here to watch!<br />
  43. 43. Kids can express themselves, too!<br />These high school students are rocking out!<br />Listen and watch here.<br />Savio is 8 years old. Listen and watch him play the pianohere.<br />
  44. 44. Click here and here to see us sing and dance!<br />