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Rebekah G
The I chose to use was construction paper,paint and a little bit of pastel for touchups.My world issue was child hunger and the effects of malnutrition for kids around the world.The project displayed the hardships that children faces by the single one image of an African child who is clearly suffering from malnutriton.The hands reaching toward the represents the desperate help children need around the world.It conveys the powerful message that on alone can’t make a difference but when a group of many are interdependent toward one another,big impacts can happen.The media I used of bright hands showed the quality of iridescence and power a group of people could have on an issue.The paint was plain but bold in order to not conflict with the main focal point of the the hexagon, the helping hands.Furthermore,the black background brushed with chalk brought the attention back to the hands and tied back to giving hope to the hungry.

 


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Alli B.
03/02/2012 9:01am

I like how all the hands were reaching and how you made them colorful, its so creative!

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jaylyn
03/02/2012 9:02am

i really liked all of the different colors you used and how the hands are reaching out.

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Megan K.
03/02/2012 9:02am

The reaching of the hands is very inspiring! I think this is a very important issue in our world as well. You did a wonderful job!

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Andrew R
03/02/2012 9:23am

Good job, i like all the colors and hands reaching out

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Payton
03/02/2012 9:39am

I thought your work was amazing. I really liked the hands reaching out.

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Berkeley
03/02/2012 10:06am

It was colorful, the message was clear, and I like the hands reaching out.

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Sakina D
03/04/2012 7:24pm

I like the message that you chose and how you made your hexagon colorful!

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Carolyn R.
03/05/2012 9:49am

The hands really stand out from the black background. I think your hexagon is beautiful.

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Pamela
03/05/2012 9:49am

I like the hands reaching out, I think it sends a good message.

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Veronica B.
03/06/2012 6:42pm

Wow, it must have been really difficult to make those hands! Good job!

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Hannah S.
03/08/2012 9:27am

I like how your title goes really well with the hands reaching out!

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Mira N
03/08/2012 9:35am

this is so good! (: your an amazing drawer. I really like the hands reaching out

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Mrs. Cook
03/12/2012 12:26pm

Great job. You have such an artistic eye and mind! The simplicity of this is so powerful!

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    Emily Erickson Cook

    _National Board Certified Art Teacher
    Technology Specialist Endorsed
    Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed

    I teach middle school art in the suburban Chicago area. This project has allowed my eighth grade students to confront global issues and to have an artistic voice that expresses their concerns and passions that one day just might change the world.


    Amy Weiss

    Global Perspectives Teacher
    World History, U.S. History, and Social Studies Endorsed
    Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed

    I teach with Emily Cook in a Chicago suburban school. While my students have learned about global issues in the past, this project allowed them to see that these are not problems that people in other places in the world have to deal with, but rather, that these are world problems, and since we all have a civic responsibility to the world, these are our problems too.

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