/ PICTURES :
Vocabulary - Listening - Interactive
activities - Activities
to print -
Lesson plans - Games to print - Proverbs - Songs
Police/ Investigation : interactive games
Descriptive Writing - Settings (Kate Francis) (primaryresources.co.uk)
VOCABULARY TO DESCRIBE A PHOTOGRAPH
FOR A START / THE ORIGIN OF THE DOCUMENT /
THE DESIGNATIONS OF THE VARIOUS TYPES OF PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIAL /
PHOTOGRAPHIC GENRES / PHOTOGRAPHIC THEMES AND SUBJECTS / FRAMING /
THE DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE PICTURE / THE POINT OF VIEW /
THE SCALE OF SHOTS ACCORDING TO THE VIEWING DISTANCE /
THE ANGLE OF VIEW / THE DEPTH OF FIELD / COLOURS / LIGHT AND SHADOW / LINES / SHAPES /
THE LOCATION OF EACH ITEM IN RELATION TO OTHERS / CHARACTERS / THE SCENE / THE COMPOSITION / THE ACTION / TIME MARKERS / THE ACCOMPANYING TEXT / POSTPROCESSING / WHAT THE PICTURE CAPTURES, BRINGS OUT /
THE QUALITIES OF THE SHOT / THE VIEWER’S RESPONSE
- Describing clothing
Adjectives (other than common descriptive words) :
Aesthetic / Jaunty / Puffy / Diaphanous ...
Clothes (aussi en ESPAGNOL) flashcards- Click on FLASHCARD LIBRARY.
Work of Art (How to understand a work of art) - analyse très
- Gertrude Stein, "Let
Us Describe" : "It was a very windy night..."
= "a geometric puzzle with 7 pieces (5 triangles, 1 square, and
1 Parallelogram) that are arranged to create images of various
- New York Beyond Sight
"NYC as you've never heard it before!...
"Prominent New Yorkers describe their favorite works of art and culture, architecture, and city landmarks. Hear politicians, actors, artists, business
and community leaders use Verbal Description to make New York's visual culture accessible to all—including people with visual impairments."
from Art Beyond Sight (artbeyondsight.org)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Sculpture - Central Park, Manhattan - East 74th Street, north of Conservatory Pond
ball is it? (elllo.org)
"You will hear about six different kinds of balls. You need
to listen and click on the correct one."
"Listen as Todd decribes some fruit. Click on the fruit you
hear. You can read the transcript at the end."
"Listen to six descriptions of a person's hair. You need to click
on the correct picture."
Perfect - (ello.org)
"You will hear audio about a picture. You need to listen
and draw what you hear.
At the end, you can see if your picture looks the same and the one online!
You should have paper and a pencil or pen."
Interactive activities :
How to analyze iconographic documents
"Une page spéciale pour aider mes élèves à analyser des tableaux de Norman Rockwell.
Il y a d'abord un peu de méthodologie, ensuite, lorsque les élèves cliquent sur un tableau, ils sont redirigés vers une autre page qui leur donnera des indices pour aller au maximum dans leur analyse (j'ai utilisé Images Actives, outil développé par le CRDP de l'académie de Versailles)."
Activités créées par Laurence Haquet (Ac. Rouen)
Clothes - interactive activity
"Please put the words into the right box."
Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)
West, Young Artist. (alifetimeofcolor.com)
"It's 1870, and explorers and artists are discovering the wonders
of the American West.
Travel westward and meet six landscape artists to learn the basics of
is it? - "Click on the buttons
until you find the correct answer." (better-english.com)
ex : "It's a big noise that comes from the sky."
- Learn these 16 collective
nouns describing groups of people or things. (Ghislaine
+ interactive exercises
Activities to print :
What's in your pocket?
"One current Internet meme consists of people taking pictures of what equipment they normally carry around in their pockets or on their belts whenever they leave their homes. They then post the pictures and explain their decisions. At the link, you can view a Flickr photo pool of some examples of these personal equipment choices."
- Description d'une photo : The
Mall in Washington, D.C. (visitingdc.com)
- A partir du texte, faire retrouver les différents monuments.
to deal with pictures - (activitice)
"If you want to be able to describe documents with pictures , you need
to know some basic elements about the main pictures ,i.e. cartoons
, advertisements and photographs ..."
Lesson plans :
CIA and FBI sent on museum course to 'refresh sense of inquiry'
"They are among groups of law enforcement officials, also including New York police officers and members of the US Secret Service, who have attended classes at the city's Metropolitan Museum of Art."
"There's more to a picture than meets the eye."
"Don't just look at a picture and see a picture. See what's happening."
Games TO PRINT :
One or two packs of playing cards and the questions sheet.
To get the student used to answering general questions at a level that
resembles normal speech.
To give the students conversational confidence."