Religious Symbols Part 1 In the quote above, Michelangelo describes his creation of a religious symbol. Discuss with your fellow class: ¢ What art images and symbols do you see presented in religious ceremonies in churches, greeting cards, books, and the visual arts? ¢ Why do you think that these images have been repeatedly used for centuries? ¢ What ways have you used these images or seen them presented in your community? Part 2 Answer the following questions in this weeks paper. ¢ What images do you notice that are repeatedly used for cultural and traditional celebrations? ¢ Share some traditional images that you have seen used in your community or family year after year for celebrations. ¢ Do you think they should change or remain the same? Why? ¢ What is the art and cultural value? Explain how these images are the same or how they are different to represent cultural or traditional celebrations.