Tag Archives: Choice

Draw Around the Room ~UPDATED~

If you missed the first post about the Draw Around the Room Game, you can check that out here. This post is an update¬†of that activity. New This Time: I updated my vocab cards for the tables this year to … Continue reading

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“Home is Where the Heart is” 8th Grade

This is my 8th grade class that has a mix of¬†Accelerated Gifted kids and a bunch of English Language Learners. You can tell by the writing, but not by the art! They are one of my most creative groups and … Continue reading

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Time Challenge

Using themed challenges in a modified choice classroom continues to be the right balance between freedom and structure that my students need. Those that want to stretch and go beyond have the room to do so and those that can’t … Continue reading

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“Draw Around the Room” Game

Opening the Drawing Center starts with the “Draw Around the Room” Game. I set out different drawing materials at each of my big art tables. Each table has materials and laminated technique/vocab cards and some examples of art in that … Continue reading

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Setting up the Studio Challenge 2014

I took this picture of period 4 at work on Wednesday as I was explaining how to take a panorama picture to one of the kids using the computer center. So this is a group of 8th graders all busy … Continue reading

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