Landscape with the Fall of Icarus by Pieter

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Landscape with the Fall of Icarus by Pieter Bruegel the Elder c. 1558 Royal

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus by Pieter Bruegel the Elder c. 1558 Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels

Write the following: Activity I and II n the title of the painting n

Write the following: Activity I and II n the title of the painting n the artist’s name n one detail from the background n one detail from the foreground

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus by Pieter Bruegel the Elder c. 1558 Royal

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus by Pieter Bruegel the Elder c. 1558 Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, nicknamed ‘Peasant Bruegel’ was probably the most significant and exciting

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, nicknamed ‘Peasant Bruegel’ was probably the most significant and exciting painter in the Northern Europe during the middle part of the sixteenth century. His nickname “Peasant Bruegel” indicates his subjects: peasant life, proverbs and genre scenes, the New Testament— topics set among common folks of contemporary Flanders. n * n

Remember The learner can recall information and/or processes at will.

Remember The learner can recall information and/or processes at will.

Activity III Write a brief description of the scene depicted in the painting.

Activity III Write a brief description of the scene depicted in the painting.

Shepherd gazes at the sky Farmer concentrates on plowing The ship sails right by

Shepherd gazes at the sky Farmer concentrates on plowing The ship sails right by Icarus’ legs The man on shore doesn’ t notice

Understand Learners make connections between what they already know and the new ideas they

Understand Learners make connections between what they already know and the new ideas they are trying to assimilate. The “understand” level of thinking usually involves conceptual knowledge, the comprehension of an idea.

Sensory Impressions and Mood—Activity IV Animal sounds— horse, sheep, dog; wind blowing through trees;

Sensory Impressions and Mood—Activity IV Animal sounds— horse, sheep, dog; wind blowing through trees; splash as Icarus hits the water Salty air; dust/dirt stirred by plow Quiet; peaceful, mundane; apathetic; disinterested; idyllic; expectant, lonely; detached, etc. Sun going down; delicate sailing ship; farmer plowing; Icarus’ legs thrashing the sea; shepherd gazing into sky; city in background Warmth of the sun; soft, newly-plowed earth; movement of ship; coolness of water; breeze in sails; whip on horse; edge of plowed row; Scents of animals; salty air; newly plowed earth; sweaty farmer; “fishy” seaside smells

Apply Learners use procedures and processes they have already learned to execute tasks and

Apply Learners use procedures and processes they have already learned to execute tasks and solve problems.

Activity V. What is a theme of the painting? List three or more specific

Activity V. What is a theme of the painting? List three or more specific details that support this theme.

Inductive and Deductive Reasoning Inductive and Deductive reasoning has to do with how people

Inductive and Deductive Reasoning Inductive and Deductive reasoning has to do with how people reason logically. n Inductive: moving from specifics to a general conclusion n Deductive: moving from a general to a specific conclusion

Analyze Learners break material down into its constituent parts and determine how the parts

Analyze Learners break material down into its constituent parts and determine how the parts are related to each other and to an overall structure.

Activity VI: Which detail in the painting most effectively conveys theme? Justify your answer.

Activity VI: Which detail in the painting most effectively conveys theme? Justify your answer.

Evaluate Learners detect flaws or inconsistencies in a product or process and/or use predetermined

Evaluate Learners detect flaws or inconsistencies in a product or process and/or use predetermined criteria to judge the quality of a product or text.

Activity VII Landscape With The Fall of Icarus by William Carlos Williams According to

Activity VII Landscape With The Fall of Icarus by William Carlos Williams According to Brueghel when Icarus fell it was spring a farmer was ploughing his field the whole pageantry of the year was awake tingling near the edge of the sea concerned with itself sweating in the sun that melted the wings' wax unsignificantly off the coast there was a splash quite unnoticed this was Icarus drowning

Using the Williams poem as a model, create an original poem, taking the perspective

Using the Williams poem as a model, create an original poem, taking the perspective of one of the following and beginning with the sentence “According to _______, when Icarus fell…. ” n n n someone on the deck of the ship the plowman the fisherman on the bank Icarus Daedalus the sheepherder

Create (Synthesize) Learners combine elements into a different form or merge information from several

Create (Synthesize) Learners combine elements into a different form or merge information from several sources into a unified whole. A new product comes into being from previously existing materials or texts.

Credits n Image of Brueghel available at: http: //www. abcgallery. com/B/bruegel/bru egel 152. JPG

Credits n Image of Brueghel available at: http: //www. abcgallery. com/B/bruegel/bru egel 152. JPG n Vulpine reading of “Landscape with the Fall of Icarus” available at: http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=Pf 5 MFI C 1 f. Os