When artist Melanie Yazzie saw this object, she was inspired by the meaning behind the important action - the laboring, working, and creating to provide for the family.
Does this idea spark a lesson for your classroom?
- How could this object interest students and inspire them to create a visual representation of an action?
- How could students share about lessons, skills, and stories they have learned from their families through art, writing, or performance?
- How could you facilitate a conversation about what student see as important actions their family members provide?