Friday, June 19, 2015

Concentration Topic > The Positivity Portfolio

Concentration Topic > The Positivity Portfolio



Required:
Complete > everything highlighted in yellow.


The Big Idea:
Photography has the power to move us to become more positive.


Essential Questions:
  • How will photography help me become more positive?
  • Why is positivity beneficial?
  • What is a Positivity Portfolio?


Concepts:
  • Positivity changes how your mind works.
  • You can train your mind to increase your positivity.
  • Positivity transforms us for the better. (more receptive and creative)
  • Positivity Portfolios trigger your own positive upward spiral toward flourishing.


Standards:
  • Understand and apply > media, techniques, and processes with skill
  • Use design > principles and functions
  • Choose and evaluate > subject matter and ideas
  • Reflect upon and assess > the characteristics and merits of both mine and other’s work
  • Make connections > between my art and other aspects of life


Goal: Know that positivity is beneficial and can be elicited through images.


Access Prior Knowledge:
Instructional Strategy
  • Cues and Questions
Learning Activity
Elicit Prior Knowledge > Positivity Alphabet > http://goo.gl/AISH6o


New Information:
Instructional Strategy
  • Cues and Questions
Learning Activity
Read > Handout - The Positivity Portfolio > https://goo.gl/KNExh7


Apply Knowledge & Skills:
Instructional Strategy
  • Cues and Questions
Learning Activity
Social Dialogue > Socratic Seminar > Achor: The Happy Secret > http://goo.gl/OMkSuf
Supplemental Information >


Generalize, Reflect & Publish:
Required Work Checklist: