Most of the 5th graders are up north in the cool pines for 3 days. Those who either chose not to go or lost the privilege due to behavior are in 2 groups of stay-behinds with subs. When they show up in my room, I want to make sure that I have a high interest activity to keep them engaged.
Directed drawings are structured for success - quick step-by-step directions and plenty of time for creative elaboration.
I chose a scuba driver from one of my many drawing books:
Here are the steps:
The kids really enjoyed it & there was a profusion of sharks & piranhas eating/biting the poor diver...
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