Becoming an Art Critic: Graphic Organizer

You don't need to be planning a museum tour to take advantage of this graphic organizer that teaches kids how to read a work of art. The student version directs viewers' attention to the content, color, and composition, while the teacher version includes suggestions for questions designed to prompt viewer thinking.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Turn the classroom into a museum by posting images around the room and having kids tour the gallery
  • Select images that support other instructional units and have kids use the graphic organizer to practice reading the work
Pros

  • The resource includes a list of thematically arranged images that can be accessed through the provided links
  • The questions prompt viewers to closely examine the details of the work
Cons

  • None