Thank you for sharing. What a wonderful project. What grades are your
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From: "Margaret Angstadt" <email@example.com>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
Sent: Sunday, December 21, 2008 6:34 PM
Subject: [teacherartexchange] Tree of Life Unit
> Hello all!
> Since we are buried in snow here in Vermont I'm taking a few moment to
> send this link to the Tree of Life images that my Clay Sculpture Class
> created last year. It begins with my prototype...so important to do to
> be sure of the scope and sequence. I hope you can open it okay.
> The unit plan itself is buried in my hard drive at school, but thought
> some of you may want to have a go at this. Be sure to use sculptural
> clay -- containing grog. We used low-fire clay.
> The students loved it. Themes ranged from "auto repair" to "under the
> sea" and some were simply flowers. We watched the PBS Crafts in
> America Part Two film that had David Gurney's tree of life work. Very
> His website is: http://www.davidgurneyart.com/Home/Artwork > Every student was successful. Wish I had photos of the students'
> finished work included (also on school computer). I'll try to get
> them into this album after the new year.
> Christmas Blessings to All!
> Visual Arts
> Mill River Union High School
> North Clarendon, Vermont
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