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Art + Language: Word Banking I


Word banks are a great tool for helping you improve your vocabulary, spelling, and creative writing skills. This activity is designed to help you make connections between words and images.

Are your students doing this activity at school or at home?

Below is a list of suggested artworks for this activity. You can use one of these as a starting part or select your own from the museum’s collection.  

Roberto Matta. The Earth is a Man, 1942.

Puebla, Mexico. Plate, 1800/50.

Georgia O’Keeffe Sky above Clouds IV, 1965.

Grade Level: 5-8

Illinois Common Core State Standards for ELA: L4, L6, W1


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