Our grade 6 students have finished their unit on portrait painting. Their unit question was “How do our personal experiences shape our identity?” and our significant concept was “Our culture affects our identity.” With their paintings, students were to select and represent themselves either through identity, culture or emotion. Some of these aspects could have been achieved through background, pose, colour and brushwork etc.
I think the unit needs some refinement, especially with painting noses! Until I get to that, you can view the artwork through Flickr here. If interested, you can read two student reflections here and here. (Note: I co-teach the grade with my colleague Mr. W)
Tags : Grade 6 Art, Portrait Painting, Portraits, Student Work
Categories : Painting, Student Work