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Quick Tip: Identifying Emotions with Vocabulary (Quick Tip)

Using emotion vocabulary words to make observations about a work of art helps students develop self-awareness. In the examples below, use the answer garden tool under the work of art to gather responses. Use the results to ask follow-up questions and encourage students to explain the words they generated based on what they see in the work of art.

Example 1

Portrait of Emy, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

Example 2

Bill Viola, Quintet of Remembrance