Critical Lens: “The measure . . .” :: 18 Feb. 2020

Look closely at this image, and read its message carefully. Join the P[E]ACE conversation about what you and other students see. [Click on image to see larger version.]

In your journal, analyze this message using the critical lens process:
1. Who is the author, and what is the quotation?
2. Paraphrase (put into your own words) the quotation.
3.  Interpret the quotation (what does the author mean?).
4. Agree or disagree with the quotation.
5. Explain in a few sentences why you agree or disagree.
6. Count your words, fill in your table of contents.
7. Turn and talk to a neighbor about your perceptions.

8. At the end of this Blog post, Click LEAVE A COMMENT or REPLY:  Reply by writing your critical lens journal entry here, including any comments from other students that may have added to your opinion.

“The Migration Series” :: Jacob Lawrence

Compare migrant mothers:

Compare Jacob Lawrence’s image of a migrant mother with

 

Dorothea Lange’s photograph Migrant Mother (18-B).

1-What does each artist emphasize about the lives of these women?

2-Why is Lawrence like a West African griot?

“The Migration Series” :: Jacob Lawrence

View this video to learn about Jacob Lawrence, historical and cultural events that influenced his thinking, and what inspired his art.  In the comments section, post your answers to four questions about Lawrence, “The Migration Series,” and African-American migration north.

 

  1. Who was migrating in The Migration Series.  Where were they going?
  2. Why were they leaving the South?
  3. What type of jobs had African Americans traditionally done in the South?
  4. What type of jobs were many migrants hoping to find in the North?

 

What’s going on ..? [vts] 3 February 2020

Look closely at this image, stripped of its caption, and join the moderated conversation about what you and other students see. [Click on image to see larger version.]

In your journal, answer these questions:
1. What is going on in this picture?
2. Why do you say that?
3.  What else do you see?
4. Count your words, fill in your table of contents.
Turn and talk to a neighbor about your perceptions.
Click LEAVE A COMMENT:  Reply to this post by writing your journal entry here, including any comments from other students that may have added to your opinion.

What is going on in the picture?

Look closely at this image, stripped of its caption, and join the P[E]ACE conversation about what you and other students see. [Click on image to see larger version.]