>In a message dated 10/12/99 10:52:22 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
><< It just drives me crazy this "CUTE" word. The
> kids sometimes use this word also to describe a work of art. I try to
> encourage them to use other descriptive words when we look at a work of
> art. How can we educated teachers along with the kids??? I put out
> posters describing what the kids have been studying but to no avail.
> They are still igornant. Help with the word CUTE!!!!
> Thanks, Sandy Poos - Cahokia Dist. #187 >>
>I have learned to stop letting that bother me, and let people enjoy the
>artwork hung up in the hallways. If a student in class says that something
>is CUTE, THEN you can say, "Well, puppies and kittens are cute, but you
>this? Why?" and help them with the correct descriptive words. :)