Language: Any language. Examples in Chinese, French, Italian, Korean, Russian, Spanish
Proficiency Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Brief description of the activity: Students will analyze three paintings by a target culture artist that depict important events in the history of the target culture. They will write and present a short description of the event depicted in one painting and its historical significance to the target culture.
Language focus: Speaking, Listening
Materials: Pictures of paintings of important historical events
Examples of paintings that could be used for the modeling of the learning strategy:
Teacher Resources (to help teacher enhance activity):
Teachers can find pictures of paintings on the Web and print them out for class use.