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> rivera- students enjoy studying as well. I have seen lessons on miro-
> somewhere- have you checked the art education journal or art teacher?
> On Sun, 3 Nov 1996, Bunki Kramer wrote:
> > Hi, Chris.....You wrote:
> > >I am an elementary education major in Wisconsin with a spanish minor. For
> > >my art methods course, I am to create a lesson which I will later present to
> > >my class as if they were elementary students. I wanted to do a lesson on
> > >Juan Miro' (I hope the first name is correct as I am having a memory lapse).
> > >Has anyone out there done a lesson on him or his art. Are there any ideas
> > >you have that I could adapt to fit a lesson with Juan Miro'? If there is
> > >another Spanish artist (from Spain)that would be good to teach please let me
> > >know. I haven't set an age to teach this to but was looking at a range of
> > >between first and fifth grade. Thanks for your help.
> > >Chris Olson
> > .......................end message...............
> > It's Joan Miro'. I've not used a lesson concerning him but I wanted to tell
> > you about the coolest workshop I went to a few years back on diversity. One
> > of the workshop presenters at a local art gallery gave a lesson geared to
> > elementary level (I'm middle school) that was so neat! It was making small
> > aluminium foil people attached to small matboard pieces and the little
> > sculptures were to represent your own unique pose. All were displayed
> > afterwards on a black-clothed table. What was so unusual was the presenter
> > spoke only in Spanish...none of us could speak it...and she used pre-drawn
> > figures on large sheet of paper with Spanish titles to explain visually
> > what part of the body we were to make next. She had to be very antimated
> > to get her ideas across (and lots of hand movements) but none of us had any
> > problems understanding. That might be an unusual way to present "your"
> > lesson. If you are interested in how the figures are cut out on one large
> > sheet of foil, let me know and I'll tell you more about it!
> > Bunki Kramer
> > Los Cerros Middle School
> > 968 Blemer Road
> > Danville, California 94526
> > sch.# 510-552-5620
> > bkramer.ca.us
I have a Miro unit we developed in our Institute that I would be
happy to share. Send me your email or snail mail address if you
Nancy Walkup, Project Coordinator
North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts
PO Box 5098, University of North Texas
Denton, TX 76203
817/565-3986 FAX 817/565-4867