John Lentine and Karen Stomberg, Art Specialists

Students read book Camille and the Sunflowers, a story about Vincent Van Gogh, and learn of his love for painting sunflowers. Inspired by this, they paint a sunflower of their own.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. learn about Vincent Van Gogh by reading the book Camille and the Sunflowers.
  2. paint a sunflower in the manner of Vincent Van Gogh.
  3. discuss the life of Vincent Van Gogh and the other characters in the book.
  4. learn and show in their art the parts of the sunflower.