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Fw: Re:sketchbooks

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Rodney and Barbara Boville (rboville)
Mon, 28 Jun 1999 10:56:34 -0500

-----Original Message-----
From: Rodney and Barbara Boville <rboville>
To: menichino <menichino>
Date: Monday, June 28, 1999 10:55 AM
Subject: Re: Re:sketchbooks

>Regarding sketchbooks: 5th grade- I have the students make them. The first
>day of class they count out about 50 sheets of white sulphite drawing paper
>(9x12). Paper clip it and put it in a stack with their name. We next begin
>symmetry project (mask). Reviewing rules of symmetry. looking at masking
>samples of various cultures etc. The students pick a front cover sheet and
>back cover sheet of construction paper. On the front cover sheet the
>students design a mask using black for the mask background and do their
>detailing with a max of 2 neon colors. Striking results! I have the front
>and back covers laminated by our paraprofessional and using the counted
>named packs of drawing paper they bind these using the plastic spiral(on
>whatever machine they use?????)They use these during each unit for
>informational sheets that I give them on procedures (some school art
>handouts), also, I make word searches for different areas: painting
>,ceramics, sculpture--as vocabulary reviews. They glue these in the sketch
>books. We do color mixing with watercolors and the students glue some of
>swatches in with notes on how they what colorsthey used to attain a
>particular color. (I use only primaries and black). We also work with a
>monochromatic gradation chart. -------They glue value studies in the book,
>just samples of anything we do with short explanations, procedudral notes
>plaster masking for example Outcomes, successes, oops yuk :(, what they
>could of improved on etc............)Hope this helps! Barbara:) p.s. they
>love it, the students wait to get to 5th grade to make these. It is a lot
>work to do a sketchbook program well, so I am just doing it with 5ths.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: menichino <menichino>
>To: Teri Sanford Mason <terily>
>Cc: artsednet <>
>Date: Sunday, June 27, 1999 8:40 PM
>Subject: Re:sketchbooks
>>Hi Teri -- How do you use sketchbooks with 3-5's? Do they buy them
>>themselves or does the district? I've been wanting to do this too -- have
>>them keep the same book going for a few years -- Do they use them
>>regularly? I really want to do this but can't figure out HOW!!
>>Liz in rural NY
>> or write a definition in their sketchbook (I do this with 3-5).