Hi, Paula! I hope you won't get discouraged with the group. I do think we
have an easier time responding to a specific topic than a general request.
In reading your recent post, I also realized that I hadn't noticed see your
initial request for lesson plans...so I searched my email to locate it. I
found that it did not have an informative subject; the subject was simply,
"Re:[teacherartexchange] teacherartexchange digest: June 30, 2009." I tend
to skip those! It really does help to feature a focused phrase on the
That being said, I am an elementary teacher, so I do not have H.S. lesson
plans on hand, but I can make a suggestion. I taught high school for one
year over a decade ago...one thing that I enjoyed at that level was cut
paper. I enjoy it so much, I even teach it to select classes at the upper
elementary level, but high school students can complete extremely
sophisticated cut paper projects. Many cultures have a traditional form of
cut paper art, and designing cut paper artworks is an excellent exercise in
effective use of positive & negative shape.