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Teaching Critical Thinking through Art, 1.3: See/Think/Wonder in the Classroom

In this lesson demonstration video, first grade students at Seaton Elementary School in Washington DC practice the See/Think/Wonder routine with reproductions of Wassily Kandinsky’s painting Improvisation 31 (Sea Battle).  Classroom teacher Jenelle Diljohn, supported by Fabiana Duarte, an English Language Learning Specialist, engages her young students in looking slowly, describing the work of art, thinking about meaning, and wondering about titles for this abstract painting.