> I begin the school year(and each semester) with a small unit called "Art
> in your World." When my middle school students walk in the door the
> first day, I hand them an index card with a country at the top of it.
> This is their seating assignment. Each table has a paper mailbox with a
> country on it. I get them to write important info on the card and try to
> remember their names by the country.
> The room is decorated with art from many different cultures around the
> world. I usually through a huge world map on the bulletin board until
> students' work can be put up.
> Michelle Hardison Harrell
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What kind of lessons do you start off with. I teach middle school and this
sounds really cute? Art the mailboxes just drawn out on paper?