ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ELA2015] (6) 21 :
21 ) Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. [W.6.1]

a. Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly. [W.6.1a]

b. Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text. [W.6.1b]

c. Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons. [W.6.1c]

d. Establish and maintain a formal style. [W.6.1d]

e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented. [W.6.1e]

[ARTS] VISA (6) 11 :
11) Discuss ways that visual components and cultural connections suggested by images can influence ideas, emotions, and actions.

Example: Shepard Fairey's "Hope" poster influenced politics of the 2008 presidential election.

[ARTS] VISA (6) 15 :
15) Analyze how art reflects changing societal and cultural traditions.

Example: Renaissance art reflected the power of the church and the growing influence of humanistic ideas.

Subject: English Language Arts (6), Arts Education (6)
Title: Appropriation and Persuasion

Students will discuss borrowing art and copyright.  They will find appropriated images used to create products, advertisements, or persuasive devices.  They will write an opinion piece about the purpose of using appropriated images.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF. 

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