WrITINg AND rEPrESENTINg: ArTWorK Think of a conflict that is currently in the news and create a piece of art to depict it. Your work can employ any medium of your choosing; however, it must reflect your point of view about the conflict. You might accomplish this through imagery, symbolism, colour, form, or content. Include a title for your work that expresses your point of view about the conflict. Display your completed artwork for the class. Assessment for Learning CritEria ● identify the purpose and point ChECkiNg ProgrESS Demonstration Task Have students choose one of the visual texts on SB pages 2, 42, or 60. Ask students to write a brief paragraph in which they infer the artist’s point of view and bias about conflict. Tell students to explain the effect the image has on their own point of view about conflict. Key Assessment Questions Students may respond to the Key Assessment Questions in writing, or orally in a conference. ● What can you infer about each NExt StEPS For students who need further support with identifying point of view and bias, use Differentiated Instruction (DI) To Support, page 65. For students who require more practice with identifying point of view and bias, use the following text: ● “You Will Not Stop Me from of view of a media/visual text ● analyze techniques used to create bias, including selection/ omission of viewpoints and word choice ● evaluate the influence of a media/visual text in shaping or changing a viewer’s point of view ● explain how identifying point Learning,” SB page 45 For independent practice identifying point of view and bias, students can explore one of the suggested Other Resources on page 5. of view and bias helps a viewer interpret a media/visual text Record individual progress on BLM 4: Class Tracking Sheet: Media—Identifying Point of View and Bias, or on BLM 11: Rubric: Identifying Point of View and Bias. artist’s purpose and point of view from these visual texts? ● How did identifying point of view and bias inform your interpretation of each visual text? Additional selections on the theme of conflict are available online. Access via myNelsonLiteracy Online Teaching Centre. NEL Artists Respond to Conflict 67