Lesson 3: 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

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing that artists tell stories in their artwork and that art can be about feelings

  • Understanding and describe the story behind a painting

  • Acting out the story behind a picture

Topic Overview

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Susan Coles,  
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Susan is an educator, artist and an active advocate of art in schools. Her roles include: Secretary to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Art, Craft, Design Education, Past President, and now Honorary Fellow of the National Society for Education…
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