• Grade 4
  • How We Express Ourselves

Central Idea: People use symbolism in art to express complex and meaningful themes

Key concepts: form, function, perspective

Related concepts: expression, symbolism, themes

Lines of Inquiry:

  • Variety of themes reflected through art
  • Different perspectives and interpretations of art
  • Creating symbolic art to express yourself

PYP Subject Focus:

  • Social Studies Art Dance Music PE Religion Language

Approaches to learning:

  • Communication Skills
  • Thinking Skills

Learner Profile:

  • Religious
  • Communicators
  • Open minded


  • expression
  • symbolism
  • themes