This is part three of How to Use Narrative Art to Teach Elements of a story. Part one discussed setting, and part two discussed conflict. Analyzing narrative art teaches students how to observe and think critically about the world around them. Narrative art is art that tells a story- it may be a particular moment, or a series of events over time.Read More
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Hey everyone! I just finished a huge painting project- Sleepy Puppies, dedicated to shelter dogs. For anyone who knows me, they know how important dogs are, specifically shelter dogs. I have always wanted to make a piece of art dedicated to my dogs (they even make a cameo in the video). I purchased this fiberglass sculpture, and it has stared aRead More
This is part two of How to Use Narrative Art to Teach Elements of a story. Part one discussed setting. Analyzing narrative art teaches students how to observe and think critically about the world around them. Narrative Art is particularly useful in teaching conflict. It allows students to visualize the problem the characters are having. Narrative art is art that tells aRead More
In San Francisco recently, a man boarded the subway, brandished a gun for a few minutes, walked up to 20 year-old Justin Valdez, aimed and shot the young man dead. The subway car was full of passengers, but not one person on the train said or did anything, because not a single person on this packed train noticed. They hadRead More
Art is powerful- it can be interpreted, discussed and debated. This brings us opportunities to use it to not only teach children how to make inferences, but to think critically and reflect on their own thought process. The key is to observe with intention. Children have to learn how to quiet their bodies and minds to allow the images toRead More
Win a Free Print of this image as well as critical thinking graphic organizers! Simply watch the short video and answer the questions below, it's that easy. The first person to answer all three questions correctly will win an 11x17 color print and all of my corresponding graphic organizers. My last winner was in Australia, so who knows! Hint: When playing theRead More