>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!