I’ve previously published several posts about having English Language Learners use photos and videos as fun opportunities to invent “thought bubbles” or dialogues.
Today, someone (and I apologize for losing track of who that someone was) tweeted out a link to an older BuzzFeed article titled This Twitter Account Hilariously Captions Old Paintings And It’s Brilliant.
Most of the examples it shared were off-color and, to tell the truth, I didn’t really think many were funny, but the idea of using paintings for this kind of activity hadn’t occurred to me, and I can see using them in the future.
Here’s one example they shared that is classroom appropriate and slightly humorous:
Even in its earliest incarnation, Batman's costume attracted a lot of criticism regarding the ears. pic.twitter.com/KDSki9XN3G
— wtf renaissance (@WtfRenaissance) August 14, 2014
Just another idea to keep in mind….