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Re: Hands!!!!!

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BSoviero_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Thu Aug 28 2003 - 10:43:25 PDT


Hi!
I have been searching for a great first project and I LOVE this! The hands
do SO many things, talk (sign language) tell stories (hula) give people comfort
(hug) create art, music, build things... I could go on! I teach K-5 so I am
thinking of making a different project for each grade level. Maybe K-1 we
could trace our hands and create self-portraits of the special things our hands
help us do, or for the older grades, we could draw hands doing things, helping
people....

Carol- In my searching for other ideas, I came across this lesson... I will
have to adapt it, but maybe it will spark some ideas for you...
 <A HREF="http://www.ivow.net/vow/files/lessons/inyourhands.html">In Your Hands Lesson Plan</A> Lesson ideas that talk about hands in reference
to violence and peace

Great idea - and it was right under my nose and "in my hands" the whole time!
Breanne Soviero
K-5, Long Island
 

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