Note: To protect the privacy of our members, e-mail addresses have been removed from the archived messages. As a result, some links may be broken.

Lesson Plans

Re: Request for help - -Latin America

[ Thread ][ Subject ][ Author ][ Date ]
John & Sandra Barrick (astroboy)
Mon, 30 Mar 1998 01:30:42 -0500

Sorry it has taken so long to reply. I couldn't remember who wanted what
So I'll try to help. Did you get anything from me?

On Diego River: I'll try to send lesson's tomorrow unless too late.
It may take a couple of days.

first-look in the library for these children's books (class of K and
1. "A Weekend With Diego Rivera" by Barbara Braun it is a Picture
2."Pedro,his perro and the Alphabet Sombrero" by Lynne Rowe Reed
3."Three Friends,Tres Amigos", By Maria Cristina Brusca
(counting book)
4."The Woman Who OUtshone The Sun", By Alejandro Cruz Martinez

1. Diego********************Mural project
2.Pedro*********************Making Sombrero's
3. and 4 can be felt stories you make and read to class or class can
make a felt story too. Or just read . I start out with Kindergarten by
reading something to them and then explain and demonstrate project.

Let me know, sandra

Gretchen Breitfield wrote:
> Sandra:
> Sorry about the mixup! Thanks for the help, I'll make this as
> snappy as possible. I am somewhat familiar with some Latin American
> artists like Diego Rivera, Frieda Kahlo, etc. I don't know many
> other specifically "spanish"artists. The project I am doing does not
> have to be done tomorrow. :) Luckily I have a couple weeks to finish
> it. I am familiar with the DBAE format which is used in the Yellow
> Curriculum Guide that the Getty puts out. Familiar? If you only have
> time to send me the processes for a couple of projects that would be
> most helpful. I can always translate them into
> lesson plans later. I am most interested in molas, woven dolls and the
> Diego project you mentioned. Thank you so much!
> Gretchen Breitfield
> > Sure but it's SAndra my husband is totally unfamiliar with this topic.
> > I'm trying to find the time to do the Mexican stuff especially since
> > I've had so many requests. Hope this doesn't have to be done tomorrow.
> > A few questions :
> > Do you have the sheet how to write a DBAE lesson plan?
> > I can send the production for a couple.
> > are you familiar with any Spanish Artists at all?
> > There is a Diego Rivera lesson you could do with a class or school.
> >
> > Write back.
> > Sandra
> >
> > The wrap dolls are my own design. Which I started making after
> > collecting Dolls from Mexico. I make them as gifts but also
> > have done it with 5 year olds.
> >
> > Also I don't remember saying "bark painting"please refresh my memory
> >
> > Gretchen Breitfield wrote:
> > >
> > > Mr. Barrick:
> > > I am writing in reference to the info on Latin America that
> > > you posted on Artsednet. As a student in Art Education, I
> > > putting together curriculum that I will use next year during student
> > > teaching. I am looking for further information or lesson plans for
> > > the processes of Mola making, bark painting and the woven dolls you
> > > mentioned. If time allows would you email me some of what you know
> > > about these processes? Any help is greatly appreciated!
> > >
> > > Sincerely,
> > > Gretchen Breitfield
> > > Indiana State University
> >