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Re: [teacherartexchange] Tree of Life Unit


From: Susan Bennett (seasideblueviolet_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Dec 31 2008 - 10:14:05 PST

Love these images. Do you have many resources you suggest to build a unit?

--- On Sun, 12/21/08, Margaret Angstadt <> wrote:

> From: Margaret Angstadt <>
> Subject: [teacherartexchange] Tree of Life Unit
> To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group" <>
> Date: Sunday, December 21, 2008, 6:34 PM
> 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
> 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
> inspiring!
> His website is:
> 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!
> Peggy
> --
> Visual Arts
> Mill River Union High School
> North Clarendon, Vermont
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