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RE: journaling in sketchbooks

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From: Deb Mortl (dmortl_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Mar 29 2001 - 06:07:39 PST


I like to show slides or overheads of paintings and have the kids write a
narrative about what is going on in the painting, what emotions are
conveyed, etc. It's amazing to see the variety of interpretations from
every class...

>the students to write a memory, (imagine that). Anyway, I guess what I'm
>asking is for input about writing/journaling in the art classroom. What
>types of writings do you ask you kids to do, how long are they, how do you
>get them to do the writing, and how do you grade it? I could tell by their
>writing, (which was poor), that I'm going to make this part of my
>curriculum
>next year.
>Thanks Robin

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