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Lesson Plans


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Candi Brooks (cb)
Fri, 5 Jul 1996 07:20:08 -0600

>>This is a great topic, and one I am glad so many of you are replying to.
>> This will be an on-going discussion I am sure!
>Back in the days when I knew little Spanish, I was on a work camp to
>Mexico. Several prospective teachers were with our group and knew as little
>Spanish as I. We all attempted to teach a few lessons to elementary-aged
>Mexicans. Even though I hardly said a word of Spanish and my students knew
>no English, I was the only one that taught a lesson. I simply modeled by
>doing a sample art lesson and the students followed along. When they were
>done, I motioned to them with my hands at a blank piece of paper and then I
>pointed at them. They knew immediately that this meant they were to create
>their own picture.
>My point is that art is a universal language. Visually, we all speak the
>same language!
but a few practical phrases (where is the bathroom? for instance?) wouldn't
hurt, right?


Candice J Brooks In the garden of life, cultivate good
cb friends........