Prior to starting their new unit on Media, the students were given an emoji to colour and make their own using “pop art”. They were prompted to reflect upon what is “Media”, and how this activity could be linked to the subject. They were informed of the meaning behind “emojis” being “picture characters” in Japanese as “e” means “picture” and “moji” means “character”. Also of the history of Pop Art, and how it is a large artistic movement of the late 20th century which uses images from popular culture.
After such reflective activity, the class were motivated to discuss what they knew about “Media”, and what they were interested in learning, or questioned, about the topic
Source:: GRADE 3 & 4 Blog