The Watts Towers were built by the Italian artist Simon Rodia and were finished in 1954. Rodia adorned the 17 sculptures with a mosaic. The Watts Towers are considered one of the most important pieces of folk art in the U.S. and have been designated as a National Historic Landmark. Nowadays, it is a state park.
At the end of the session, you will have:
- used a thinking routine about the Watts Towers.
- learnt about when to use the expressions of obligation "have to" and "don't have to".
To start with, let’s begin with a thinking routine, about the Watts Towers. Look at the picture of the towers.
After having viewed this picture of the Watts Towers, answer the questions:
- What can you see?
- Why did he design these towers?
- Can these towers be visited by anybody?
You can obtain more information about the history and facts of these towers at its official website.
Then, after visiting the website, answer the following questions:
- What do you think about these towers?
- Do they remind you of any other monument?
- What does it make you wonder?
You have to answer these questions in your personal blog. The title of the post must be "Watts Towers Thinking Routine"
You can have more information about this thinking routine consulting the resource Thinking routine.
Remember that the Watts Towers must be part of the route at your Google Sites map.
Continue with your posts on Twitter (#taskwayoflife and #projectlosangeles). You have to answer these questions in your tweets: Do you like this kind of art? Have you ever visited an open-air museum? Who did you go with when you visited it? Was it a school excursion?