Meet the Masters
WOODVILLE - WAITING FOR THE STAGE HASSAM - ALLIES DAY, MAY 1917
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
What is the main idea in each painting?
Woodvilles' picture shows people waiting for the stage coach in the middle 1800's.
Hassams's picture shows flags waving. We waited a long time for Worle War I to end. List
some things that people wait for today.
Where might they wait? How long might they wait?
How would waiting today be different from waiting in the 1800"s?
What tells us about current events in each picture?
How are the artists' styles different?
Which picture do you have to think about more to understand it?
RELATED ACTIVITIES 1. Draw a picture of people waiting for something. Add as many details as you can.
SKILLS REINFORCED - SUNSHINE STATE STANDARDS
Understands and applies media, techniques and process.
Language Arts: Communicates information effectively.
Social Studies: Social Studies:
Understands U.S. history to 1880. Understands U.S. history from 1880 to the present.