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On Fri, 16 Jan 1998, Sandra Poos wrote:
> The most I spend on drawing projects with elementary students is 2
> classes, sometimes three, as they get bored with doing the SAME project
> if it takes too long. I also have classes for 45 min., which isn't long
> enough. In my opinion, classes should be for an hour for each grade
> level for once a week, so the students can complete a project instead of
> draging it out for two or three classes.
> I don't use very large paper for drawing, 12"x18" is the largest. I
> agree with Gary that the smaller, more immediate projects should be
> presented to third grade and below. I also gear my projects so they can
> be completed in one, or two clases. The children's attention span is
> very short.
> Sandy Poos
> Cahokia Elem. Art, Dist #187
> Cahokia, Ill.