Vincent Van Gogh

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Module Previous lessons:

Post-Impressionism (Seurat, Cèzanne)

Future lessons:
Symbolism and Avant-garde art
Resources & tools:

Resources: blog created by the teacher concerning art history (with articles and picture-galleries): (see specific file dedicated to the materials and activities)


Students’ prior knowledge, skills, competencies:



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Learning Outcomes expected for this lesson:

Content: to be able to decode the figurative languages, to analyse and interpret an artwork, to be able to contextualize the style of the artist in the general European artistic culture, to be able to identify symbolical elements typical of the artistic production of the artist, to be able to write a report to describing and interpreting a work of art.

Learning outcomes for the learning skills: to be able to organise the work systematically, to be able to use a monolingual dictionary independently.

Learning outcomes to develop learners' attitude towards learning: to be able to comment critically on a partner's work, listen attentively to others' contributions during the class discussions. Language: to comprehend specific texts concerning art history, to be able to write a report to describe and interpret a work of art, to be able to explain my ideas in public 

Cognitive skills: to understand and memorize (the specific glossary, the main theoretical concepts), to describe and interpret an artwork, to produce mind maps, to be able to select materials using different kinds of technologies, to evaluate and comment on his own work (self-assessment) and the work of the group (peer-assessment)

Lower order thinking skills (LOTS): remembering, recall, recognise, relate and tell: to know the main features of the style of the artist. Defining (define, explain, show): to be able to describe the main artworks of Van Gogh

Higher order thinking skills (HOTS): comparing and contrasting (compare, contrast, distinguish, investigate the similarities and differences): to be able to compare the different artworks of Van Gogh, to be able to create some relationship between his letters and his artworks. Reasoning (conclude, explain, justify): to be able to contextualize the artworks. Evaluating  (assess, comment on, give an opinion, judge): to be able to evaluate his own work and the work of the group  (self and peer-assessment)

Language skills (communication): reading, writing, listening, speaking. The aim of the CLIL module is to develop especially the speaking skills through the exchange of opinions and reflections among the students (cooperative learning)

Culture: to share ideas about a Dutch artist, Van Gogh, together with a group of Dutch students to understand something more about the culture of the artist.

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