I have had students update Grant Wood's "American Gothic" for years. The use of symbolism is paramount!
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Learning Targets - knowledge, reasoning, skills, product and disposition.
Self Assessment Rubrics - Formative and Summative - considering Image Development and Design Strategies, Context, Visual Elements and Principles of Art and Design, and Materials, Technologies and Processes.
Art Criticism Worksheet
Artist's Statement Worksheet
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