Meet the Masters
EVERGOOD – SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET HOPPER - APPROACHING A CITY
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Do the places in these paintings look like places in your neighborhood? Why?
What shapes are repeated in both pictures?
Where are these shapes?
Can you estimate how many people live here?
Does your neighborhood have that many people?
Why do you think people choose to live in a city or in the country?
Can you find lines in the Sunny Street ?
What do you think happened to the people in Hopper's picture?
What colors make Sunny Street look sunny?
Where does the road take you in each picture?
Use many shapes to draw a map of your neighborhood. Ask yourself: How many houses are there? Are there any stores, churches, police stations, fire houses, or other special buildings?
Is your school in your neighborhood? You may add trees, people, signs, animals, mailboxes and any other details you can remember. Fill your page.
SKILLS REINFORCED - SUNSHINE STATE STANDARDS
Visual Arts: Mathematics:
Creates work of art from personal experience. Uses estimation strategies in real world problems
Language Arts: Understands use of maps to gather information Social Studies: Understands why certain areas are more densely populated.