6th Graders are in the middle of a unit where they are completing self portraits using different conceptual parameters. The concept of a self portrait is flexible. A word can describe you. So can a photograph. A simile can stand for you, a metaphor too. Styles change and so does the idea of the self.
To begin, 6th Graders looked at ways conventions of human representation have changed throughout history. An outcome of this investigation was an Egyptian self portrait, completed by students as if they were painting themselves on the wall of an ancient tomb. Can you guess who these Pharaohs are?