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Lesson Plans


Re: artsednet-digest V2 #700

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Lily/Clair Kerns (CWKerns)
Tue, 31 Mar 1998 18:00:01 -0600


>
>Then we lay our work down on the floor, kinda towards the middle of the
>circle. I grab a box of those square art gum erasers, and I give one to
each
>kid. During the passing stage of the crit, I've jotted down some
questions,
>that I then present to the group. Kids vote or make their selections by
>placing their erasers on the piece. A sample of the questions:
>Place your eraser on a work that makes good use of the page
>... on a work that you can offer some advice to the artist
>... on a work that you have a question about
>... on a work that you'd like to comment on
>... on a work that best fulfills the assignment
>
>We then discuss after we have placed our erasers. It is also good to
visually
>see where the erasers land, and it's a good illustration of people's
feelings
>about the work. I find it to be a very thoughtful crit in general, and the
>kids seem to enjoy it. I borrowed loosely from a grad student teacher when
I
>was at Tyler in Philly, and we always had far more intelligent things to
say
>after quietly handling the work individually.
>
>Duffy Franco

another approach is to have them sort and/or rearrange the display according
to qualities you specify--e.g. diagonal lines or use of values or
whatever...

lily