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Re: Perspective drawing in 7th/8th grade

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From: linda eastman (lindacharlie_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Sep 06 2002 - 17:30:24 PDT


SOMEWHERE there is research that shows there is a developmental window of
opportunity for teaching perspective...in the 5th grade. wish i could cite a
source for that but it's more than 10 years old. i learned about it as a
student teacher.
linda in michigan

on 9/7/02 9:24 PM, Maggie Tucker at mtucker@nashville.com wrote:

> I take a long time (6 to 7 classes) in our perspective classes. 7th grade
> gets one-point; 8th grade gets two-point. Classes do two guided drawings
> with my help, and then they're on their own to do their own subject. Each
> year I have about 1/3 of the class who barely gets it and the rest who do,
> with varying level of success. . .which I've always attributed to the
> varying amounts of work ethic/enthusiasm my students have.

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