Essential Question – How does folk art reflect the shared human experience across many cultures?
I Can . . .
study my family heritage, traditions, interest, religious belief, and American roots.
Recognize the role of environment, traditions, religion, and culture in folk art
Connect my culture to other cultures
I Will . . .
demonstrate characteristics found in other cultures artwork
design and create a project that reflects who I am
Generating Ideas Create a mind map with at least five branches (listed below) to brainstorm your personal history. Your mind map should include words, images, and color.
Family Traditions or Memories (Something your family does together or in the same way annually or at regular intervals. It may be passed down from your grandparents or just have special meaning for your family)
Ethnic Heritage (The country/countries your ancestors originally came from)
Personal Interests (Hobbies, Clubs, Favorites, Sports, etc.)
Religious History (What religion did/does your family practice)
American Culture (Holidays, Regions/Southern, things that make you uniquely American, political views)
Research Your History
Talk to your parents about your family history
Ask your grandparents about your religious beliefs