Try explaining (and demonstrating using your voice and drawing a line)
that a dark line is like a SHOUT and a light line is like a whisper.
Encourage "whisper lines"...and use an H pencil or HB at the softest.
You will still have some that have difficulty, but it does seems to help
a bit and certainly gives you a reference when you remind them to
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From: Boots13@aol.com [mailto:Boots13@aol.com]
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 5:50 PM
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Subject: [teacherartexchange] Drawing Lightly!
Does anyone have any tips on how to get middle school students to draw