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First Week “Creative Name” Challenge

First week of the trimester students were challenged to create some art that included their name. The only guidelines were to show your skill and personality in their name art. Several examples were shown(including radial symmetry and mirroring text.) They … Continue reading

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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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GRANTS: Bilingual Fairy Tale Project 2005

For this grant I wrote a proposal to have students adapt fairy tales, rewrite them using 2 languages. The students rewrote the story and illustrate them. After scanning the pictures, they used MS Publisher to format them and add the … Continue reading

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