SchoolArts Magazine

December 2015

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SCHOOLARTSMAGAZINE.COM 37 Objectives After contemplating messages sent through a variety of visual media, students will create a tiny book with its own message. book. Use letter stamps and ink or markers to write the word. 7. On subsequent pages, write other words that describe the opening word. 8. Fold the pages back-to-back and glue. Reflect Like language arts, the visual arts also communicate messages. Ask students to exchange books and interpret the messages. What is the visual message? What is the word message? Pam Stephens is a SchoolArts editorial advisory board member, and she coordi- nates the art education program at North- ern Arizona University, Flagstaff. Pamela. Stephens@ N A T I O N A L S T A N D A R D Connecting: Relating artistic ideas and work with personal meaning and external context. W E B L I N K Materials • heavy paper • watercolor paints • brushes • glue • letter stamps Water Book First paintings Open Book Planning W a t e r B o o k

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