This is a watercolour portrait of Aziz and his family. Ms. Alison typed on her computer what Aziz said about his painting. Both Aziz's words and his artwork are now hanging in our classroom.
Aziz chose this piece for his portfolio because: "I like it. It shows me!"
Ms. Alison chose this piece for Aziz's portfolio because it is an example of how Aziz reflected carefully on the things that are important about him and his family over the course of our unit. Aziz understands how the ways he is connected to his family make him who he is as an individual.
Near the end of our first unit of inquiry 'Who We Are', we had a chance to "show what we know". We used the 'Draw & Tell app' on our iPads to show the important people in our lives and explain how they have influenced us.
Here is Aziz's reflection: