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Lesson Plans

Re: national geographic nudity

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Mon, 19 Oct 1998 19:36:04 -0500

I just had an episode with Nat. Geo. nudity today. As an eighth grader was
skimming the magazines for ideas for a particular assignment, he asked "what
are these magazines rated- G, PG, R ,X ? I talked about how different
cultures view dress in ways different from our country. He said " But this is
a picture of Vegas!" Opps, I goofed on that one.
(Checking her Nat. Geos.-LOL)

Fran Marze wrote:

> We thought we hit the mother lode of resource material when another art
> teacher and I found many many back issues of Nat'l Geographic that weren't
> making it to the new library. We have them for reference and with high
> school students, I remind them there are nudes in some of our reference
> and they don't have to look. I have a good story. I wanted so badly to a
> project based on the Magritte bottle people and was able to get only one
> example-naturally a nude. I went ahead and told the students I had it and
> showed it to them individually if they wanted to see it. All comments were
> appropriate and they all thought the bottle was beautiful so they were
> more impressed with the art. Fran