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Dancing at the Museum

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This lesson was done for Women’s History Month. It is based on the image “Dancing at the Museum” by Faith Ringgold.

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I shared information about Faith Ringgold with my students and gave them small printouts of famous art. They glued those on and created an art museum around them.

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Once that was finished, they drew an image of themselves and if they had time a few other people. They cut those out and added them to their background.

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Beatrix Potter

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Because March is Women’s History month my classes all were introduced to a different woman artist.

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Grade three learned about Beatrix Potter and her water color illustrations of animals. They learned that she was also a sheep farmer, preservationist and business woman.

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They could use watercolor, colored pencils, sharpie or any combination of those and could choose to do any of her animas or one of their own anthropomorphic animals.

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They all chose Peter Rabbit. Probably because it is spring time.