Reflection: Grappling with Complexity Analyzing an Image - Section 5: Analyzing Details in the Painting


Students are having a very difficult time engaging in academic analysis. Many are flat out shying away from it and leaving their assignment half done. This is a very difficult task for them and I will need to give them more opportunities and support. This student's work on the image, for instance, fulfilled all the requirements. He identified the elements that stand out and identified the elements of art that make certain elements stand out. His analytical writing, at the bottom of the page, still sounds like brainstorming. Part of the work this particular student still needs to do is edit his work, but he also needs me to help him develop his ideas.

  Grappling with Complexity: Students Struggle With This Task
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Analyzing an Image

Unit 6: Exploring Identity
Lesson 10 of 14

Objective: SWBAT develop analytical skills by collaborating to analyze an image and using that as a model to analyze another image on their own.

Big Idea: We can read images, much like we can read a text.

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English / Language Arts, research (Writing Process), image, collaboration, questioning, identity, annotate
  55 minutes
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