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What about a printmaking unit? Collographs, momoprints, relief prints,
What about a painting unit? After creating a booklet of the color wheel
and color harmonies, the students create a final painting with one of
the seven color harmonies we study.
I 've never used a rubric...is there a form or outline to follow that I
could learn from? I teach high school and middle school art.
>Date: Wed, 16 Dec 1998 16:33:23 -0600
>From: Teri Sanford <terily>
>Subject: High school HELP!
> I just love this list. I am hoping some of you can help me with a
problem. I have been teaching my first HS art
>class (just one each day, then elementary the rest of the day). I have
covered design elements, some drawing and
>enlarging with a grid, clay work, abstract designs with oil pastels. I
am at a loss for what to do next. I am
>definitely intimidated by these "big" kids. Even though my skills are
more than theirs, I still have a hard time
>with them not listening. Then when I grade them (rubric, provided
before each project) they still moan and groan
>and argue about their grades. They want this to be their "easy A"
class. I have some that are even failing,
>because they do not turn in any homework or assignments. I have
taught 8 years of K-5 and all my lessons are too
>easy. I have never had students like this. I need something that
will take these kids interest by storm. Does
>anyone have a set "curriculum" or series of lessons that they might
share with me? I would like to do some of the
>research necessary over the holiday break. I'm determined not to let
these kids get the best of me. (I've already
>survived the theft of every imaginable supply and still came back to
>Thanks in advance!
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