“Art Lessons in the Classroom”: ArtsEd Washington Curriculum Portal

Lesson 10: Appropriation and Persuasion

Description of Project:
Students collect examples and write to examine appropriated imagery.

Problem to Solve:
How does appropriation of historical art contribute to persuasion?

Student Understanding:
Appropriating art imagery can persuade the consumer to purchase products.

Learning Standards:
Arts GLEs
1.3 Applies an artistic process Describes
3 Communicates through the arts Examines use of the arts to communicate for a specific purpose: persuasion
4 Makes connections across disciplines Social Studies: contemporary society

Common Core ELA
6.RI.7. Integrate information presented in different media or formats as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
6.W.1.b. Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text


Washington Masterworks: from the Tacoma Art Museum

Photos courtesy of the Tacoma Art Museum.