Activity: Women of Tangier
to solve a problem using knowledge
|1||glue stick||for prep|
|2||small (4X6) pictures of Women of Tangier by Dario Villares Barbosa||per learner|
|6||wide popsicle sticks||per learner|
|(Optional)||1||large picture of Women of Tangier by Dario Villares Barbosa||per whole group|
|(Optional)||1||globe||per whole group|
|(Optional)||1||clear 4X6 photo holder||per learner|
|(Optional)||1||transparency sheet||per learner|
- Women of Tangier by Dario Villares Barbosa [External link]
- Totetude Women of Tangier [JPEG Image, 2.56 MB]
- Totetude Art Viewer [Totetude resource link]
- Totetude General Artwork Questions [Totetude resource link]
- Gather materials.
- Print supporting media.
- Cut one Women of Tangier picture into 6 equal parts and glue onto 6 popsicle sticks for each learner.
- Create a Totetude Art Viewer and place in photo holder for each learner (optional).
- Educator shows the artwork entitled Women of Tangier by Dario Villares Barbosa and states the artist and title.
- The educator my further wish to discuss the location of Tangier. Tangier is a city in Morocco. Morocco is in North Africa. The educator can also show the location of Tangier on a globe.
- At first glance, the learners describe what they see in the artwork.
- Through the Totetude Art Viewer, the learners can discuss what they see in each section of the grid.
- Educator asks the learners specific questions about the artwork. Example: a) Who do you see in the picture? b) What are they doing? c) Why do you think they are ______________? d) Where are they? e) What makes you think that they are in _____________? f) Are they showing respect? g) How do you know?
- Each learner is given a picture of the artwork and the artwork puzzle on popsicle sticks.
- Learners try to recreate the picture by placing the popsicle sticks in their correct order.
- Numbers 1 through 6 (in order) can be written on the bottom of each popsicle stick. If learners are having a difficult time solving the puzzle, they can focus on putting the numbers in order instead of the actual artwork.
- I am able to solve a puzzle.
- I am able to respond to the topic by relating to a similar experience.
- I am able to follow an instruction.