Jill, Judy and all,
Last year I had the kids make a book - we were doing a virtue each month. This was an ongoing project - we took about 1/2 hr a month. The book pages looked like a pizza with one piece taken away. Each month the students added the current virtue to one of the pie pieces. They chose their own format - how and where the virtue was written, also the type of illustration. As the students began each time, we'd discuss what that virtue looks like - how folks show that virtue, ideas on how to illustrate. Near the end of the year, we had to add a few virtues on the back. We made covers from cardboard pieces (recycled from cereal and cracker boxes) covered with construction paper. I can send more info in the fall - my pattern and pics are up at school. Unfortunately, the older kids - 4th and 5th grade thought this was kind of easy.
From: Judy Decker [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wed 6/30/2004 9:36 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: Character Education & Art History - Jill and All
It is good to see you got back on the list.
I highly recommend you check into Art Image Publication's Character
Education Print sets.
Order the prints - look at the sets and lessons and if you can not use them-
just make arrangements to return them
I have tired to get some sample lessons for IAD - but no luck.
I brought character education into all lessons.... but it would take too
long to write out all I did . I don't even have it written on my plans that
are on the site.. I just did it daily with things I said -- and with the
artists I chose.
Lessons on Heroes are a good place to start.
Art Image Publications are easy to find online - they have a sample
character ed lesson on their site that looks very good.
On 6/30/2004 9:22:23 PM, ArtsEdNet Talk (email@example.com)
> What are some art history lessons you have taught that focus on
> effectively integrating the character education traits such as caring,
> courtesy, tolerance, truthfulness, kindness, respect, work ethic, etc.?
> Thanks. Jill (BT) ---
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