Words and Images

In one unit for the NGE English class I taught in 2011-2012, we focused on how some writers use images to evoke meaning, and some artists use words to do the same. We read a poem called “Left,” by Nikky Finney, and watched a video of herself reading the poem while images were displayed. Then, we went on an in-house field trip to the student art gallery and looked at Deena Qadir’s senior art project, much of which incorporated words and language. Deena shared her thoughts and experiences with the 9th grade students. Download here: Words and images

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