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Teaching Critical Thinking through Art , 3.5: Using Beginning/Middle/End to Prompt Writing with Art

In this lesson demonstration video, language arts teacher Kristen Kullberg at Sacred Heart School, Washington, DC, first leads a What Makes You Say That? routine to encourage her middle school students to reason and speculate about Picasso’s Family of Saltimbanques. Next, she uses the Beginning/Middle/End routine to stimulate students’ imaginations and prompt them to write or sketch imaginative stories to share with their peers.