Re: Help with Curriculum!
- Thanks for the help everyone. Very useful information. I love this group!
Muhammad Yungai, Atlanta
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "newartlanta" <newartlanta@...> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I am beggining my second year as a middle school art teacher. Last
> year I taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade but, 7th and 8th were grouped
> together as one class. So I had 2 classes but 3 grade levels. This
> year I'll be teaching 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade, all in separate
> classes. My questions to you are:
> 1. Should I have a lesson plan for each grade. (Which seems like a
> huge amount of work when you factor supplies)
> 2. I want to repeat some projects from last year but, I will have some
> of the same students but now as a higher grade level. Do I make the
> same projects more challenging or only do completely new projects.
> 3. I didn't like the pace of the text books so I hardly used them last
> year. However, I know they can be an asset if you have good ones. Can
> anyone recommend any they particularly liked.
> Any guidance will be appreciated.