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No of Students:
By the end of the lesson students will be able to know about the functions of art, and they will be able to talk about Guernica’s origin and meaning.
To practice writing, to practice reading techniques like scanning, practice listening and speaking.
To engage students with art and to have perfect timing.
Whiteboard, marker, copy of pag 6 from the book “visual arts & communications”, excerpt from the BBC program “The power of art”, a poster of Guernica, T.V. set and computer.
Groups of 3.
Warm up: Students will brainstorm some ideas about paintings (names of paintings, artists, where they are shown, etc.)Students- teacherTo activate schemata and involve the students into the topic.
Task 1: They will answer some questions about the text.Student- studentTo practice writing skills and to practice reading techniques (scanning).
Sharing: Students will share the answers with rest of the class.Student- studentTo practice speaking.
Task 2: Students will watch the video and they will write a paragraph about what Guernica means or represents.Student- studentTo practice listening and writing.
Sharing: Students will share the answer with rest of the class.Student- studentTo practice speaking.
Closure: Students will look at Guernica’s poster and tell what their feelings about it are.Students- studentsTo share and check what they learnt.