Cornelia Parker- This sculpture was constructed from the remains of a Southern Black Baptist Church destroyed by arsonists. It appears to defy gravity, suggesting the temporality of everything physical even as it captures the spirit of the worshippers.
Image building and racism. It reinforces and legitimises racist or discriminatory behaviour and it’s a way of validating those racist notions about inferiority that don’t really exist, but are socially constructed.
The students made their own blueprints and then constructed their creations using blocks during a unit on construction. You will need to prepare paper shaped like the various blocks you have in your classroom.
'A child's play is not simply a reproduction of what he has experienced but a creative reworking...' Lev Semenovich Vygotsky via lessonlearntjournal: 'He combines them and uses them to construct a new reality, one that conforms to his own needs and desires...' http://lchc.ucsd.edu/mca/Mail/xmcamail.2008_03.dir/att-0189/Vygotsky__Imag___Creat_in_Childhood.pdf #Children #Imagination #Creativity
I thought this writing strategy poster can be helpful for students who are writing a response or story. It gives them helpful hints for transitioning words and how to form a response that has a topic sentence, evidence, and closure. -Kayla Hintz