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Teaching Critical Thinking through Art, 3.4: What’s Going on with Math in This Painting?

This lesson demonstration video explores how the What Makes You Say That? routine can be adapted to focus on curricular themes. In a National Gallery session with fourth graders from Cleveland Elementary School, Washington, DC, gallery teacher Avis Brock asks students to look at a work of art through the lens of math, movement and music, emphasizing math concepts by asking, "What’s going on with math in this painting?"