Compare and Connect: How does place contribute to our identity? (Ready to Go Resource)
Ready-to-go resources are short, flexible learning activities that center art as texts. In “Compare and Connect” students use a guiding question to compare works of art within the context of a shared theme and produce brief writing examples. The activities are presented in google slide decks with teaching notes to make classroom implementation easy.
Guiding Question: How does place contribute to our identity?
Featuring Hayv Kahraman’s Kawliya 1 and Simone Leigh’s Corrugated.
Make your own copy! Check the slide notes for the teacher’s guide.
Total Activity Pacing: 30 minutes across 2 days
- In this Compare and Connect activity, students will compare 2 artworks with multiple cultural influences and discuss the impact of place on identity.
- In Day One: Discuss, students will learn background image about the artists, discuss the cultural influence in their artworks, and discuss how place has influence their own identity.
- In Day Two: Write, students will write a narrative from the point of view of one of the women in the art exploring their relationship to place and identity.