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Lesson Plans


Re: Flying Lessons!

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Becky Alexander (Bekalex)
Wed, 22 Jan 1997 18:42:17 -0700


>Hello, Friends.
>
>This is my first venture (adventure?) on the Internet. I am a classroom
>teacher, grades 1 @ 2, finishing a Masters program in the Creative Arts.
>For my
>integrated final project, I am exploring the uses of "flying" as a theme or
>motif in the Arts. The applied aspect of my project will be thematic
>curriculum
>for a primary classroom, including both literal and metaphorical consideration
>of "flight". If anyone could help me by telling me about any examples of
>flying
>in the Arts that have been signifigant to you (now or in your childhood), it
>would be appreciated. An example: Faith Ringgold's story quilt "Tar Beach",
>which has also been made into a picture book, explores the theme of flying as
>liberation (also, power and ownership) in the life of a young African-American
>girl in New York City. My project is very open-ended at this point, so I'd
>love
>to hear from anyone with ideas about (or aspirations toward!) flight.
>
>Thank-you for your time.

Please reply publicly or add me to reply. This sounds kewl!

Thanks,

Becky Alexander