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Lesson Plans

Fw: ocean art

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Stephanie Ignazio (smi)
Thu, 25 Feb 1999 11:00:42 -0500

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From: Stephanie Ignazio <smi>
To: jtrzybinski <jtrzybinski>
Date: Thursday, February 25, 1999 10:59 AM
Subject: ocean art

>A few things came to mind: Why not do a mural together? (Did you happen to
>see the rather long lesson I posted a while ago on the listserve..that
>project was in response to a "ocean" school wide theme). Also : how about
>stuffed ocean creature could simplify them and use large
>Kraft paper and tempera..make them two sided and stuff them with newspaper.
>Or if you wanted to take more could use muslin and cotton. Last
>year I did underwater drawings/paintings with my 2nd graders..we looked at
>pictures of ocean life, brainstormed together what is underwater and the
>results were amazing. we used a permanent marker for outlining and then we
>discussed color mixing with tempera. You could make tropical fish and hang
>them from the ceiling you were in underwater. You could focus on
>pattern. Hope this helps. Stephanie PS: thanks for your quick lesson ideas!