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Lesson Plans

Terms, visual

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Joan of @rt (@rt")
Fri, 11 Sep 1998 02:33:45 -0700

Regarding the post about FORM.....(with bodies) it has promted my
response. To learn the words LINE,SHAPE,FORM, I have successfully used
this visual method; I pick an object that is a familiar FORM.
*I have used a large bleach bottle (label stripped)hammer,etc.
For LINE; I use strong pliable wire and bend to the same size and
contour of the object.(an outline/ on one plane).
For SHAPE; I outline the object on a piece of construction paper (and
cut it out).
For FORM; I hold up the object itself.(3D as FORM)
I like to keep these labeled (marked) with the descriptive term, on
display in the room. Shape/form are verbs and nouns
Teaching these terms as nouns are less confusing and I stay consistant.
Are other arts educators keeping the same literacy?
(I have been known to spray paint(the LINE,SHAPE,FORM)a non-traditional
color to make the point more visual. dayglo..