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5th Grade - Memorable Journey

Migration Drawing Triptych

Michelle Land

on 23 October 2013

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5th Grade - Memorable Journey
What does it mean to migrate?
Jacob Lawrence
Migration Story
How does migration affect the people who migrate?
How does it affect the place they migrate to?
Do you have a migration story?

The Migration Series
Art Challenge
Tell a personally meaningful story in a three part drawing or triptych. Your story can be about you or a family member.

Cause & Effect
The movement of persons from one country or locality to another.

Why do people migrate?
What causes people to migrate?
What is the effect after people migrate?
Who are some groups of people you know of that have migrated?

What do you see?
What is happening?
What is the story about?
What is the mood?
What did the Jacob Lawrence do to create that mood?
What is the cause and effect of this migration story?

Jacob Lawrence was an artist born in 1917 in New Jersey. In 1941 he painted 'The Migration of the Negro' and told the story of a great movement of African Americans from the south to the north. His parents were part of this journey.

Jacob Lawrence
Triptych drawing should:
Depict three stages of a journey.
Include clues about the cause and effects of the journey.
Include overlapping, size variation, detail, and placement to create the illusion of depth.
Exhibit skill and control in the use of media and techniques.
Be prepared for display.
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