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Lesson Plans

Re: I want you to make a mess

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jeanie merila (jmerila)
Thu, 2 May 1996 10:53:54 +1000 (GST)

What Happens to them?

They don't listen to the directions, too afraid to try, too tired, don't
care about art so why should they do assignment, don't understand what to
do, don't FEEL like it. Etc. - Note: these would be High school excuses.

On Wed, 1 May 1996, Chris Merriam wrote:

> So the point I'm trying
> >to make is this What happened between the ages of 4,5,6,7, to 13 to make this
> >doubt and lack of going for it attitude in the kids .I know lots don't like to
> >make a mess but the drawings were not a mess they were fine full of color and
> >life with lots of block areas to work on perspective in the collage project.It
> >was a daunting experience but we got there now i have to convince them that
> >what they did was fine ,excellent, was art in practice.I don't think they
> >think that.
> Adolescent hormonic convergence has set in! Peer pressure rules! I hear it
> passes once you are bout 30:)
> Chris
> Christine Merriam, Art Specialist
> Kayenta Intermediate School
> PO Box 337
> Kayenta, Az 86033
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