In preparation for their High Museum field trip, our 5th graders engaged with a variety of activist artwork created to fight for social justice.
Take a look at your hands.
If you ball them up into a fist, what can you do with them?
Not a lot. Punch something, get in a fight…maybe fist-bump a friend.
Now open them. What can you do now?
A high five. A handshake. A hug. A friendly wave. A helping hand for someone who needs it.