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Tips for Teaching about Landscapes

Listed below are some general questions that you might ask when looking at any landscape. Landscapes are great images to look at when you want to evoke thought and expression about the five senses. It is helpful to have students imagine they are in the landscape. It's amazing how all our senses come alive when we immerse ourselves in a visual image and feel like we are actually there.

• What do you think of this place?
• Does it seem like a place you would like to visit?
• If you were in this landscape, where would you be?
• What would you be doing?
• What would you see, hear, smell, and feel in this place?
• Where did the artist sit while making this image?

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