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Lesson Plans

Re: trite symbolism

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Tue, 5 Oct 1999 00:19:50 EDT

I am doing the Egyptian alphabet (syllables, too) with my 6th graders. They
are coming along well. Try getting the alphabet ona print out for them, and
use some of those symbols. I liked the idea about the "rule"
hearts, etc.
<< I'm having a major brain block on how to get my 7th graders to come up
> with more interesting ideas for our textile design lesson. They are to
> design a symbol for a stamp that is used to create a border on a textile
> piece. The problem is if I see another sports design for a stamp I think
> I'll scream.
> MaryB
How about have it structured around a culture. Mayan symbols, Aztec
temple designs, African Adinkra symbols- or make up their own name
with a symbol.
Sandra >>