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> I am observing a two-sixth grade art classes for my art ed
>certification. At the end of my observation, my cooperating teacher would
>like me to teach a lesson. However, the lesson can only last one class
>(45 minutes) and has to be an extension activity to the lesson they would
>have just finished, which is painting large flowers in watercolor in
>to Georgia O'Keef's paintings and a poem about gardening.
> My cooperating teacher would like the activity to recap and reinforce
>some of the watercolor techniques they learned, such as wet in wet,
>etc. I am having trouble thinking of an activity that is only 45 minutes
>and has some excitement in it.
> One idea I had was to cut up pieces of paper into 4x4" squares, and
>let the students do various watercolor techniques on the different pieces
>paper, after I recap the different techniques in a demonstration and than
>the squares up and create a small collage. But I am afraid that the
>are going to feel tired of watercolor and won't be responsive to this
>Does anyone have any suggestions?