Interactive Exercise | SIFT <em> Dismal Swamp Canal </em>

Interactive Exercise | SIFT Dismal Swamp Canal

Why look at art? Art is one way humans communicate ideas to one another. Sifting through the information art presents takes careful and purposeful looking. With this interactive exercise, students can practice connecting to art as intentional inquirers.

Grade Level:
College, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
American Art
America, Virginia
Subject Area:
Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Fine Arts, History and Social Science, Visual Arts
Activity Type:
Distance Learning, Engagement Activity

Interactive Exercise | SIFT Dismal Swamp Canal

At your own pace, click through the slides below to activate your creative thinking as you interpret a complex landscape painting made in the United States in 1830. You may wish to click on the “full screen” icon for the best view.

Graphic organizer

You may wish to download and print this graphic organizer to document your ideas!