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>> Hi, I....
>> wonder if any of you have really wonderful plans you like to
>> use at the end
>> of school >> Thanks. Genie Holt, Tucson
>I found that they absolutely love jokes, even stupid knock knock
>jokes!! They actually laugh at them. So I give them each a joke
>and a lesson on comic strip art and throw in discussion on
>careers in cartoon drawing....
Lisa in VA adds
I teach my 7th graders color theory with Roy Lichenstein as a reference and
have them make one "cartoony" poster using analagous, complimentary, primary
or secondary colors. They need to know what theory they are applying- As
Ellyn said- they love cartoons and this adds another dimension they don't
even rea;lize they are Learning.