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Re: the web of life
[ Thread ][ Subject ][ Author ][ Date ]lr23961
Sun, 22 Nov 1998 18:01:26 -0500 (EST)
Jennifer, you may have already heard this, but a great artist to research
is John Biggers. He is a contemporary, African-American artist whose work
deals with this theme. His work is beautiful, and also discusses many
relevant issues--the interconnectedness of living things, the middle
passage, role of religion in tradition, just to name a few. Also, his work
would be great to discuss with children.
On Thu, 19 Nov 1998, Jennifer Freshwater wrote:
> I'm doing a project surrounding the life-centered issue of "the web of
> life". I'm focusing on the relationships not only between cultures, but
> between species, and their relationships to their environments. I could
> use some suggestions on a possible lesson plan for 2nd graders and how
> to go about exploring this subject. If anyone has any suggestions, I'd
> greatly appreciate it.