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RE: 'All boys' class...


From: Elizabeth Davis (davise_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Aug 12 2003 - 15:14:32 PDT

Another idea might be in do a lesson on videogmanes or music. Designing
a CD for the game or music. You can get AOL CD's everywhere and cover
with paper or even design the covers on the computer, I've seen CD
lables and software at Walmart. I worked with my colegues to create and
teach a lesson on videogames before I started student teaching. I've got
more information on the history of videogames if you would like to do
something like this.

>>> 08/12/03 14:38 PM >>>
How about designing cars? My boys always love detailed perspective work,
too, and they always want to do plaster. I don't have any all boy
but all of mine are boy-heavy-and have been since I came back to high
school. Go figure. Linda

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From: Carolyn Roberts []
Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2003 6:13 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: 'All boys' class...

I've got an "all boys class" for the first time ever. I'm going to call
them the "the young men's art class"... They are all at either level
III or Art IV.
I'm trying to write up a curriculum for lessons that I think they will
really enjoy.
We started out with a "visual autobiography collage". I try not to get
any complicated lessons for the first two weeks of school...because it
that long to finalize our class lists.
Next we're doing wood cut printing, then scratchboard...probably some
How about some other good "hands on" ideas that you think a class of all
boys would like...
Actually...when I think about it, "hands on" is pretty redundant...since
visual art IS hands on.


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