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Lesson Plans

Re: Giants

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John & Sandra Barrick (astroboy)
Wed, 03 Mar 1999 23:51:09 -0500

Perhaps- Drawing through a magnifying glass- or drawing a magnifying
glass and then extend the drawing to include past the glass to the
normal size. Like a morphed side and not. Maybe themselves in a
tracing body pose. Line down the middle and other side larger- Hey
yeah- a grown up body side and a normal 2nd grade side. Then they
come up with the clothes and job they would have- or not.LOL
Just chatting
Delirious on medication- So sorry!!!

The Cheevers wrote:
> What about doing it from an ant's point of view, where everything is giant.
> Have students sit or lie on the floor and put objects on the edge of the
> table, drawing them bigger than life size. If you live in a warm area go
> outside and lie at the foot of a tree and have them notice how the bark
> looks close and what happens far away up the tree. Half of being a giant is
> how everything changes in one's perception. Make panels of a mural that
> would be taped up the side of an auditorium. Just some thoughts. Lazydog

john barrick
Sandra Barrick