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Lesson Plans

Re: starting class

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Woody Duncan (wduncan)
Sat, 30 Oct 1999 08:36:28 -0500

My students each have a notebook they pick up as they enter
class. We do an "Artist of the Week" page every week. On Monday
they Do a thumbnail sketch of the artists work, some info and one
definition. Tuesday through Friday they copy one definition from the
board. This is my "sponge" or warm up activity that they do while I
mark attendance.
I can't fit in much more until we a smart enough to go to a block
schedule. We have 40 minute classes now.
Woody in KC

sudz wrote:
> I have a warm up lesson on the board that could last 5-10 minutes,
> sometimes as in the case of the castle we're working on now, it may go
> for a few days. The 6th graders apply rendering, the 7th graders apply
> one point perspective and 8th apply two point perspective. But this
> could be any mini lesson you want to teach from bubble letters to
> foreshortened circles, I often take my cues from the students...if one
> asks how do I... I make it into a warm-up. I'm working on collecting
> these warm-ups on paper in step by step format so I don't have to do
> it on the board every day. The chalk dust drives me nuts!
> Happy days to all,
> Sue

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