Developing Visual Literacy: Nouns and Adjectives (Quick Tip)
This strategy encourages students to consider how artists communicate information through a visual medium. Have students respond to the first two questions in writing or facilitate as a group discussion. Tip: record student answers to use later for the story.
What are some nouns you see in this painting?
What are some adjectives you see in this painting?
Select a few of the adjectives that students offer and ask:
How did the artist create the effect of [insert adjective]?
Have students create a 6-word poem or story about the work of art using only their nouns and adjectives