Name:write on line Date:write on line

What Does This Image Tell Us?

Look closely at the artist's image of a California mission and answer the following questions:

1. How does the artist show if the mission is old or newly-built at the time the image was created? write on line write on line

2. Does the artist focus on only one part of the mission? What part is it and why do you think the artist wanted to draw attention to this part? write on line write on line write on line

3. Are there any people in the image? Are they men, women, or children? What does the artist show them doing? write on line write on line write on line

4. If there are people in the image, what seems to be their connection with the mission? Is anyone living there? write on line write on line

5. How does the artist show the land around the mission being used? write on line write on line


You may download, print and make copies of these pages for use in your classroom, provided that you include the copyright notice shown below in all such copies.

Copyright © 1999 Houghton Mifflin Company. All Rights Reserved.