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Lesson Plans

field trip instead of ideas

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Ellyn Wenk (ellyn)
Tue, 21 Apr 1998 07:22:17 -0500

Any suggestions of something
> SPECIAL that I can do with this group? I feel really bad. I should
> have planned the trip earlier in the year. Something we can do at
> home?????

Ellyn Wenk wrote:

> A field trip at school, Have the students go around the school and
> locate all the places that art hangs, or exists : That old George
> Washington picture in the civics class, murals on your walls, pictures
> from children of faculty on their desks, The landscaping in front of
> the
> school, the logos in the gym,the cars in the lot, the clothing on the
> students, the presentation of the food at lunch. Let the students
> get
> into groups and see which group can find the most art in the real
> world
> spots. be creative... Then they can make a brochure called our school
> the Gallery" afterwards. Pointing out how art is around us everyday
> and we rarely take the time to recognize it. They can give these out
> to
> parents at the next parent teacher conference next year so the parents
> can go around the school and see the art while they wait to talk with
> the teachers.