Visual Art Critique with Emojis, Modernizing the Critique Process

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  1. Help your students engage in meaningful discussion and insightful comments by making critiques fun. This critique bundle includes 20 different critiques in 12 different lessons. The critiques are adaptable to many different class sizes and levels.  They range from focusing on specific styles, such
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Make visual art critiques fun by turning it into a game. This critique game has students use printable emoji signs to represent different critique topics. As they look at the artwork, they fill out a sheet, then label the artwork with the emoji sign they feel best fits the work of art. 

The emojis are designed to represent 24 different art topics including:
➣Favorite work of art
➣Best composition
➣Best focal point
➣Best subject matter
➣Most creative
➣Most expressive 
➣Best Technique
➣9 principles of design
➣8 elements of art

This critique game can be set up as an individual critique or comination individual and verbal critique.

✳Included in this critique pack:
➣Lesson plan (including essential questions, big idea, national standards, step by step instructions, and more)
➣Critique reminders and talking points handout
➣Printable emoji signs
➣Emoji sign guide
➣Emoji repsonse sheets
➣Teacher handout instructions

The critique process is such an important part of a middle or high school visual arts curriculum. This critique lesson plan pack can help introduce the critique process or add excitement to the process. 

✳Interested in more critique products? Check out more below:
Roll a Critique game 
Musical Chairs Critique Game 
Red Light/Green Light critique game 
Critique reminder sheet (included in this lesson pack) 
Feldman method of critique bundle (includes the two posters listed below)
Critique Sandwich printable poster 
Feldman Method of Critique printable poster 

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Total Pages
43 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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