Lesson 3: Edward Hopper: Table for Ladies

To help understand the story behind this Edward Hopper painting, children create a role-play to view the work from another perspective

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To act out the story told in a painting

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Learn about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: Could be grouped with more confident members of the class to help them develop their own ideas about the painting.

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Should observe small details to add depth to their suggested narrative.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

Created by:
Susan Coles,  
Art & Design specialist
Susan is an educator, artist and an active advocate and well-known champion of art craft and designTo make, draw or write plans for something. education. Her roles include: Secretary to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Art, Craft, Design Education, Past…
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