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RE:"vertical" and "horizontal"

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From: Hillmer, Jan (hillmjan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Dec 03 2003 - 08:23:11 PST


those are terms I won't use in my room. It's 'vertical' and 'horizontal'. When I hear those other terms I usually correct them right away, "Oh, you mean to fold the paper vertically?" etc.
Jan
(El. Ed)

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From: Betty Bowen [mailto:bbowen@cushingms.k12.ok.us]
Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 10:58 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: Fingerpainting

my middleschoolers too. now that I've been here awhile they don't ask so
much.

I just wish elementary teachers would stop folding paper in "hamburber" or
"hotdog" and at some point teach the words horizontal and vertical. The
students I get very often have NO IDEA what I mean when I say "horizontal" -
"Oh! She means hotdog!"

> Now this is coming from a high school teacher......One of the things

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