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Teaching Critical Thinking through Art, 3.3: What Makes You Say That?y of Art: What Makes You Say That?

In this lesson demonstration video recorded at the National Gallery of Art, lead instructor Julie Carmean and a class of high school art students from Washington International School, use the What Makes You Say That? routine to explore Queen Zenobia Addressing Her Soldiers by Giovanni Baptista Tiepolo.  Students back up their claims with evidence and build interpretations of the work of art together. The instructor also helps students think about leadership and issues of female empowerment by adding the question, “How might this work of art connect with the world today?''