>Hi! I just finished a screaming self portrait lesson with around 120
>graders and they are way cool! I took their individual pictures screaming
>with a digital camera--silently screaming--and printed them out for them.
>They used these as a reference to draw their portraits. We discussed the
>proportions of the face and how they change when someone screams. I teach
>a language arts theme school and had them write a story about what makes
>scream and have it displayed with their portraits. Then they 'illustrated'
>their story in the background of the pictures. The student population is
>over 50% Middle Eastern and some don't celebrate Halloween, so I let the
>students use Halloween if they wanted to. Many chose rollercoasters, but
>there are plenty of haunted houses, ghosts, cemetaries, etc. Weapons,
>and violence are banned in my room (along with professional wrestling and
>spice girls, but that's another story) so they actually had to think about
>their backgrounds and stories. They are very cool and they were really
>it. Happy Halloween!
>In a message dated 10/21/98 11:29:00 PM, acarolan.us writes:
><<Anyone have some new ideas for Halloween that aren't morbid, sick or
>May say some pumpkin ideas, creating an environment that is cool but not