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-Still life drawing with boxes: Discuss volume and surface area in their
drawings. When shading, values change where two planes meet.
-Paper Sculpture/ Orgami: Have students create geometric solids like a
box, cylinder, or pyramid using wallpaper samples. They use critical
thinking to construct it. This could also be done with clay to teach
slab construction if you have the kiln etc.
-Weaving: Have students plan a weaving with a square in it using grid
paper. They can then slide the grid under the loom and do the square
first and then the rest. You can relate this to locating points on a
Michelle H. Harrell
North Garner Middle School
Garner, North Carolina
( ) "Art is the form of the picture that has come
! ^ ^ ! into being through the nerves, heart,
^! * * ! ^ brain, and eye of man."
! \ ^ / ! -Edvard Munch
( ( 0 ) ) 1907
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