Migration in History: Generating Personal Narratives Through Art (EN-CUR-760)

In this lesson, students will explore the theme of migration through the lens of art and personal narratives. They will analyze paintings depicting migration and discuss the historical context behind them. They will also create their own video using art as a medium to tell a personal story related to migration. Through this project, students will enhance their speaking and writing skills, develop their creativity, and apply critical thinking skills. The lesson concludes with a peer assessment activity that encourages constructive feedback and reflection on personal learning. Overall, this lesson aims to foster empathy, cultural understanding, and digital literacy skills among students.

This learning scenario has been developed during the “Digital Education with Cultural Heritage 2023” online course. The course aimed to improve teachers’ understanding of cultural heritage in order to efficiently integrate it into their lessons and practices. The courses can be accessed here.

Author: Ozan Tekin

Age of students: 15-18

Subject and topic: Art, History, Language Arts, Social Studies

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Public Domain Mark 1.0: the featured image used to illustrate this article has been found on Europeana and has been provided by the National Maritime Museum.

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