I find that our second graders love to discuss art before our hands-on art
activity. We have 60 minute periods and I usually have to cut the discussion
short in order to finish in that time period (I often run late...). 80
minutes would be great!
Mary in northern MN
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Block periods
Regarding the Linnea book, there was a video made to accompany that story.
It is appropriate for elementary level students and may now be available in
Ann-on-y-mouse in Columbus
Retired, now studying traditional
lithography and French
> Block schedules for the 2nd grade - how strange. How often will you see
> the children ? You would have time for the students
> to talk about their work. Why not incorporate a book/story time related to
> the lesson - Linnea in Monet's Garden comes to mind.