Enjoy your new position, that's the important thing.
With my 6th graders, I always did a sure fire success
project at first. So I could put 100 % of them on display.
I hate cookie cutter stuff but they need success at
first. Only later will they understand that failure is
part of learning. Here are two examples of my sure
fire "Rock Art" projects I started with. I thought
Petroglyphs would be right up your alley for motivation.
Woody in KC
Yes, the triplets are getting big. We take them to Lake of
the Ozarks for a week (next week) in a couple of days.
Then off to Disneyland in September. Retirement is great.
Maggie White wrote:
> Thanks, Woody,
> This is the kind of info I needed. I had so stressed process over
> product at the HS. It seems the young'ns want more WOW factor--stuff to
> show off to family and friends. I copped your Artist of the Week idea a
> few years ago, and included my version of it in my teaching portfolio,
> which impressed the principal. I took all the posters and slides I'd
> collected, will still be able to do this lesson.