MYP Art Orientation: Solution Finding
Forms of Communication
There can be no verbal communication only non-verbal communication
Review some appropriate signals and hand motions (come here, go there, grouping, etc)
When the group is completed with all group members, they are asked to sit silently together in their color group
Modeling Caring and Kindness
The beauty of aligning this exercise with color theory is that mid-year this activity can be done but telling the students that they must find another way to group:
Primary colors using only three colors of dots
Secondary colors using only the secondary color of dots
Color-mixing: (ie. Red + Blue= Violet) which requires printing + and = signs onto stick notes
Students can even think of grouping by warm or cool colors and this is dictated through the use of non-verbal communication and deciding mental strategies to find new groups.
At the end of the school year the students can have one more round of fun as an end-of-year activity!