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Re: need 6 grade lessons & Re:Crafts website (Jill)

From: Michal (whest177)
Date: Sun Aug 13 2000 - 13:03:05 PDT

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    One of my favorite 6th grade lesson is silhouettes. I take 6"x12" paper (long and
    skinny gives them a new challenge to work with). I show them examples of
    silhouettes and then have them draw their own. Trees, fences, horses, people,
    dogs, etc work well. We color their drawings in with Sharpies, then using
    wet-on-wet watercolor techniques we paint the sky in blue, purple, red, orange,
    and yellow. These are always successful, and end up being my kids' favorite
    lesson. It takes 2 1/2 25 minute class periods.

    Janjarreau wrote:

    > Great crafts website Jill.
    > I may need more craft ideas for my 6th. graders. They will come to me only
    > for 45 minutes every other day and for 1 semester and then I will get another
    > batch. They won't be graded, yet I will want them to get the art elements.
    > Any lesson ideas will be great.
    > Janice
    > In a message dated 8/6/00 9:08:18 PM Central Daylight Time,
    > BluesTruth writes:
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