Re: Middle School Sketchbooks

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Mark Alexander (mamjam)
Sun, 31 Aug 1997 10:58:35 -0500

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>Date: Sat, 30 Aug 1997 20:24:39 -0700
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>To: (Mark Alexander) mamjam
>From: milamgiello (suzette milam)
>Subject: Re: Middle School Sketchbooks
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>Hi Mark,
>I have had a long haul with sketchbooks in my h.s. classes. I have stayed
>with them because I see such a great amount of growth through this tool.
>Here is what I do:
>
>I post a weekly sketch assignment on the chalk board every Monday. I go
>over it(it coincides with what we are working on) with them, and answere
>any Q's.I also write it on a chart in a T one side has assignments the
>other has sketches. They have an assignment sheet they keep in their binder
>just like it.
>The sketches are homework. They do need to bring the skbk. to class though
>to work on the sketch during roll or if they finish a project before
>others. I collect the sketchbooks to be graded twice per quarter. I will
>tell them on the monday that I will collect them that friday. I don't
>collect all five periods in the same week. That is hell to grade all at
>once. I like to write some comments, etc. It is worth 25% of the quarter
>grade, so they do it.
>
>I hope this helps you. Suzette Milam Porterville H.S. Calif.


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