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Lesson Plans

Re: Messed up in the middle: turn it into a Picasso

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Larry Cox (l_j_cox)
Wed, 15 Apr 1998 16:48:45 -0700

Hi Mary;
I tell them to turn it into a "Picasso" and show them samples of works that
I (on purpose) turned into Picassos...Linda
-----Original Message-----
From: mary bolyard <gregjuli>
To: <>
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 1998 9:41 AM
Subject: Messed up in the middle

>Hi all,
>Many have come up with good suggestions when a kid makes a mistake (or
>thinks she has). But here lies the challenge in the middle school sector
>when the comment can be heard "this sucks". The middle school child can
>provide addtional challenges. I try many of the things you all have
>suggested and make many positive comments. There are times when I get a
>stubborn student and feel I'm at a dead end. I tell her/him to make a
>decision and move on. Are there any other suggestions for the kids in
>the middle who "mess up"?