Reflection: Staircase of Complexity Artistic Interpretation of "Daedalus and Icarus" - Section 2: Artistic Representation of "Daedalus and Icarus"

 

      I am always amazed at the details students can locate in these paintings.  They recognize that it must be the climax of the myth because it seems so dramatic.  I praise them about how well they do at artistic interpretations; remind them that numerous artists have painted this scene of the story and each looks different.

  Paintings Assist in Identifying the Climax
  Staircase of Complexity: Paintings Assist in Identifying the Climax
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Artistic Interpretation of "Daedalus and Icarus"

Unit 1: Folklore
Lesson 3 of 15

Objective: SWBAT labels parts of a plot line in the myth, “Daedalus and Icarus,” interpret the climax as portrayed in two paintings, and identify two major themes occurring throughout this myth.

Big Idea: Tell a story through art.

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