What inspires a story?
There's a million ways to find inspiration, one of them is to look at art. There are four paintings in this project for your students to find inspiration to devise a scene. Students find an appreciation for these classic paintings.
Students will be able to devise a thoughtful scene inspired by the setting in a painting by analyzing and collaborating with their group. Students will perform their original scene for the class with the painting projected as their background.
In the this file, you'll find:
Lesson Plan with discussion questions, differentiation
Public Domain images of paintings ( Anselm Kiefer's Wooden Room, Van Gogh's Starry Night, Monet's Water Lilies and Japanese Bridge, Hokuasi's The Great Wave.)
This project is perfect for grades 2nd- 12th and can be a short workshop or a longer project over a week.