Exploring Art is an informational text about the distinctive and beautiful art forms of the people of Turtle Island. Readers learn about sculpture, painting, birchbark biting, beadwork, tufting, and digital work. Profiles of modern artists in each art form are provided. The book concludes with Turtle Island Circle, a feature that prompts readers to make connections.
Most of the sentences are short and simple. Captioned photographs support the text directly and add meaning. Fact boxes and sidebars provide additional information.
Some words may require clarification, such as quills, territory, rotate, art form, floral, canvas, and galleries.
This title is from the Turtle Island Voices series. Pique students’ interest in learning about Aboriginal peoples and cultures with exciting stories and information texts.
Invoice Title: TIV 2: EXPLORING ART