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Reflecting on identity

Proud to be me

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Lesson Overview

Everyone is important.

In this lesson students illustrate a self-portrait and reflect on the elements of self that make up their identity.

Then, employing Social Emotional Learning principles, students work with their classmates to find common ground and create a collaborative artwork that celebrates their similarities and differences.

Educational Value

  • Students engage in the process of Social Emotional Learning to recognize and understand their own feelings and strengths.
  • Students will take the perspective of others, and appreciate and interact positively with diverse groups.
  • Students will understand the flexibility of layers in digital art, and use digital technologies to practice artistic collaboration.

All you need is an iPad and the following apps:

  • Procreate
  • Camera