Author Archives: Cynthia

This Old House Assignment

5938 This Old House Assignment: (from A Survival Kit for the Elementary/Middle School Art Teacher) To prep this assignment, find numerous pictures of houses and other architecture, I used magazines. Copy them in medium contrast black and white.  The goal … Continue reading

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Half-A-Face Assignment

5973 Half-A-Face Assignment: To prep this assignment, find numerous full face pictures, I used magazines, or you could take pictures of your students. Copy them in medium contrast black and white. Depending on your students’ skill level, offer the whole … Continue reading

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TAB Update: 2006-2007

Continuing with TAB Choice in my 8th grade classes and a more structures Elements Focus in my 6th and 7th grade Classes The big thing 1st trimester was furniture! Several kids brought in used chairs and a night stand and … Continue reading

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Animation: Claymation

For the Year 2005-2006 We received a grant from the Everett Education Foundation to support Claymation in my classes. I created “Sound Stages” with foam core. The students created backdrops and props. They also built their own clay characters using … Continue reading

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TAB Update: 2005-2006

CHOICE in the Middle School Classroom is going well. My classes are mixed grades 6th, 7th and 8th. You can probably sense my personal strengths in the individual projects as that is what I can be passionate about and guide … Continue reading

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