Significant Object Analysis Worksheet
A significant object is something made by a human. Another term for a significant object is an artifact. It can be something of historical significance or it can be something created today by a family member or your favorite performer. It can be any form of art or self-expression that has meaning to you. It can be anything that a human conceived of as art and deliberately crafted such as the Lascaux cave paintings.
For this assignment, you are asked to identify and analyze a significant object.
OBSERVE: Share your
significant object or a link to your significant object in the space below.
Include a description of the object and research on its
background. For example, information about the creator, or artist. What was
happening in the world or in your life when this was made? Build on your main
discussion post from this week. (150-200 words)
*** Make sure to
cite your sources by including a list of any outside sources of information
you are using. Remember, research is always a good thing as it shows curiosity.
Apply what you have learned about academic integrity by giving credit where
credit is due.
PROCESS: What does
this significant object mean to you? Please explain. (150-200 words)
How has it inspired or moved you? Has it helped make your
life or the life of others better? How does it connect to your life or to the
educational journey you are starting along with your classmates?
this week’s discussion, you viewed several objects significant to your classmates.
How does your object compare with your classmates’ choices? How do you think your significant object
communicates your life perspective to the class? What story, or small bit of story, does it
tell about you? (150-200 words)
CONNECT: Discuss in
your own words, how technology has changed human making and human sharing of
significant objects. (100-150 words)
Submit the completed worksheet using
the link at the bottom of the Week 5 assignment page in the classroom.