May 13, 2010

Line Design w/ Shading- Student Work in Progress




14 comments:

  1. I love these. What a great line design assignment. I bet it has a very high succes rate.

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  2. Thanks for posting this lesson. I used it with my 4th graders at the end of the year when the schedule is a bit unpredictable of if I see all students or some when I should (field trips, track and field helpers, other end of year activities). It really kept them engaged. If you didn't already mention this, I had to REALLY reinforce the idea of drawing the curved lines SLOWLY and CAREFULLY... because those kiddos that want to rush through ended up working sloppy, not liking their work and "giving up" on the whole project. So, I learned some lessons along the way!

    Thanks again!

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  3. oops. Almost forgot to add another "tip". I had students tape the two colored pencils they were using to the back of their paper so it wasn't a struggle to get started right away each class. We used blue painters tape.

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  4. Karen, that's a good tip...if you don't see 100+ 4th graders in a weeks time. I'd be out of colored pencils if they all did that!!! ha ha Though..it would be easier to deal with.

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  5. Mrs. S K-5 Art TeacherAugust 31, 2010 at 9:12 AM

    Hi Mr. E
    Just found your site... Love this lesson, think the kids would too! How did you get them started on this one? Do you have the steps posted somewhere?
    Thanks,
    Mrs. S

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  7. I can't find the lesson plan/steps on that website. Are you sure it's there?

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  8. Sorry Ty T! Here it is...I hope! ha ha

    http://artwithmre.blogspot.com/2010/05/line-design-w-shading-steps.html

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  9. This was a great project. Many of the students got to experiment with sharpies and colors

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  10. These pieces really are amazing. You must be a great teacher.
    Deanne
    Sydney, Australia
    xx

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  11. Oh this is just amazing! Love that students are doing these! they look great!

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  12. Love this idea and practice, looks brilliant!
    cheers,
    Candice

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  13. I just spray painted my classroom rug with this technique. I love it!!!!

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