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Re: Class without conviction: update


From: Stephen Wood (steve_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Nov 23 2001 - 01:43:23 PST

> I always ask my students about any other facts
> they know about Van Gogh, and then when they are speechless I tell them about
> the amazing book of letters he wrote to his brother Theo that beautifully
> describe his process and thoughts on art. I suggest they read it to learn
> more about the artist than the sensational snippet. (Pun intended!)
> Amy R.

This has given me an idea, I am going to get a load of facts together about
Van Gogh and print them out onto little cards. The children can pull one
each out of a hat and take turns reading it to the class.