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Lesson Plans


Fw: Trashing the Art Room

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joym (joym)
Tue, 13 Oct 1998 20:52:52 -0400


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> From: joym <joym>
> To: artsednet
> Subject: Trashing the Art Room
> Date: Tuesday, October 13, 1998 8:10 PM
>
> You want to be careful not to get into a power struggle. I think by
giving
> them the consequence of their behavior (they will spend x-number of
classes
> without access to the disrespected materials & they will write art
> definitions) sounds O.K. however, I think I would leave off the
> expectation/requirement that the guilty party come forward. Although it
may
> seem unfair, if the whole class receives the consequence the peer
pressure
> may take care of any future problems. I would give them lined paper &
> pencils to write their definitions. If you require them to bring them,
some
> will undoubtedly challenge you & show up with nothing. Then what? You'll
be
> in a power struggle thing & that's a road you don't want to go down.
>
> Good Luck! We'll be anxious to hear how this works out for you.
>
> Joy
> art therapist
>