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Re: setting up room


From: The Hammond Family (bhammond_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Jul 23 2004 - 12:19:52 PDT

I teach high school and I have a word wall also. It drives me nuts for my
students to refer to the wheel as "that spinner thing"! I use it for art
vocabulary and spelling - hopefully pronounciation too (another
button-pusher - calling the kiln a "kennel")
Belinda in Greensboro
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Subject: setting up room

> I'm going through disks of photos to organize them and put individual
> students' work into electronic folders. My goal is to take at least two
> photos of each student with their artwork during the year. Then add to the
> folders each year. When they "graduate" from 5th grade I will make disk
> for them with all their photos. As I've been going through old disks I
> found a photo of my word wall which I thought might be of interest to
> folks setting up their room. All the regular classroom teachers at my
> elementary school have a word wall. Around the top of their classroom
> wall, they have the alphabet with words under each letter that the
> children are learning or will be using for writing. So a few years ago I
> decided to put up a word wall in my artroom with art words. It helps them
> when they are doing writing for me and I say, don't just say I like my
> work because its pretty. Use art words!! Anyway,I have a couple photos if
> anyone is interested.
> Jeryl in SC
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