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Totem Poles December 10, 2008

Filed under: projects — alaplante @ 7:17 am
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Kindergarten students have been learning about Native Americans in their classrooms.  Ms. Allison’s class ame for 3 Open Studio sessions to create 3 types of Native American homes using bark, twigs, straw, and sand.

In Art class, both Ms. Allison’s and Mr. Klinman’s class are making clay totem poles.  Each student has constructed three animal rings, which will get painted and attached into a column.  Students read A Whale in the Sky, learning about the animals and creatures in the real Northwestern totem poles.

Some photos of students at work:


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