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-- john barrick Sandra Barrick astroboy http://home.fuse.net/astroboy --------------AE1B4E6E7C8CA709C11E2F45 Content-Type: message/rfc822 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Content-Disposition: inline
Message-ID: <3599BF26.15D4F839> Date: Wed, 01 Jul 1998 00:46:30 -0400 From: John & Sandra Barrick <astroboy> Reply-To: astroboy Organization: Lightborne Communications X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.04 [en] (Win95; I) MIME-Version: 1.0 To: Maggie White <mwhite> Subject: Re: And the bead goes on... References: <3599712F.6225> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
There are beaded gourds which are used as shakers as in musical instruments.Spanish as well as african. I have a link for a bead place that has a lesson. http://www.accessone.com/~mishwick/drop1.htm
The Huichol indians use bead work quite a lot. I have some sites for them but my internet is messed up tonight. tell me if you want them. the indian sight I sent in today may be of use also. Have you used bead for math,i.e.-Abacus?
Maggie White wrote: We > have to write five interrelated lesson plans on multicultural art, _each
> > I've chosen BEADS as my unit, and so far have three lessons: the first is > the history of beads; the second on Japanese netsuke beads (their history > and then a hands-on project carving some); the third on millefiore beads > (history and then hands-on). I'm not used to dividing my units up into > such tiny increments! I thought for the fourth plan we'd do rolled-paper > beads and found-object beads--yeah, I know, this is getting to be a real > stretch. > > Can any of you geniuses think up a good fifth lesson? I thought of maybe > having a bead market where the students would trade beads and then make > something with them, but not being a jewelry person myself I don't know > what to do with them other than string them, much less write a > 12-component lesson plan on it. The lesson does not have to be like a > culminating activity for the whole unit, and doesn't even have to be the > last one. > > BTW, this is for a HS level art history class, but I'll entertain any > ideas for any level. > > THANKS!! > > Maggie
-- john barrick Sandra Barrick astroboy http://home.fuse.net/astroboy