Jamie Beran's, Omaha Westside's Westgate Elementary 5th Graders using guest3 eSchool account

eSchool Chat/Web Page Push with

Monica Sanjur, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

May 23, 2000

 


Student Group 3:


guest3: Hi monica we will be showing you are museum

Monica Sanjur: Hi I'm happy to see it.

Monica Sanjur: will you be "pushing" pictures of your museum?

guest3: http://communitydisc.westside66.org/html/wgberan/home.htm

Monica Sanjur: Ok, I got your homepage, which museum will we be looking at first?

guest3: click on number one

Monica Sanjur: ok

Monica Sanjur: I see a train with a carpeted interior

guest3: sorry click on num. 3

Monica Sanjur: ok

Monica Sanjur: So, this one is a close up of the train

Monica Sanjur: Is this the right museum?

guest3: thats not are

Monica Sanjur: what type of transportation is your museum?

guest3: its a tractor

guest3: go to number 15

Monica Sanjur: ok, I'll look for it, but if you find the right number, just type it in.

Monica Sanjur: ok

guest3: this is ours

Monica Sanjur: all right, now I found it!

guest3: try 16

Monica Sanjur: cool, museum! what was your novel

guest3: Phillip hall

Monica Sanjur: can you tell me a bit about it?

Monica Sanjur: why a tractor?

guest3: it fits our novel and the theme

Monica Sanjur: what is the theme of your museum?

guest3: go to 17 thats me (chelsea ) and mistys room

Monica Sanjur: ok

Monica Sanjur: I see stairs, art and sculpture

Monica Sanjur: it's an unusual space! you had to get creative.

guest3: if you go to number 18 thats joshes room

Monica Sanjur: ok

Monica Sanjur: you also have sculpture

Monica Sanjur: all the rooms have sculptures, why did you decide to do that?

guest3: beacuse mrs beran wanted us to make sculpters so we made cows

Monica Sanjur: you also have cow paintings on the walls.

Monica Sanjur: How do the cows tie in with the novel?

Monica Sanjur: I haven't read the book.

guest3: they live on a farm and have cows

Monica Sanjur: So that's why you have "American Gothic" in your museum

guest3: it's in pocahantas arkansas

Monica Sanjur: So, Mrs. Beran told me that you had to light your museums, also.

Monica Sanjur: was that hard to do?

guest3: no not really

Monica Sanjur: did all the rooms light?

guest3: if you go to page 19 the top fell off and the cow got ruined, yes the rooms light

Monica Sanjur: ok

guest3: its a disaster

Monica Sanjur: oops! how did that happen?

Monica Sanjur: was it insured?

guest3: when we were coming to the cec it fell out

guest3: yes it was insured

guest3: We have to go soon

Monica Sanjur: So, maybe the sculpture needed to be better secured

Monica Sanjur: Did you like making your museums?

Monica Sanjur: and what did you like best?

guest3: thank you we enjoyed talking to you , here comes the next group , yes,we liked paintng and learning

guest3: by

Monica Sanjur: ok, b ye!


Student Group 4:


guest3: Were Frindle now

Monica Sanjur: Hi!

Monica Sanjur: which number is your museum?

guest3: our number is eight

Monica Sanjur: ok

Monica Sanjur: I see 3 dark heads in the background.

Monica Sanjur: what is the theme of your museum?

guest3: that is us

Monica Sanjur: you put yourself in the exhibit?

guest3: yes

Monica Sanjur: that's cool, why did you decide to put in self- portraits?

Monica Sanjur: you literally got into the book, huh?

guest3: because our museum is a bus

Monica Sanjur: oh, I see, so how does that relate to the novel?

Monica Sanjur: and your theme?

guest3: because where the stroy takes place in a school

Monica Sanjur: ok, tell me about the art you picked for the exhibit.

guest3: and theme is Frindle

Monica Sanjur: Is Frindle the name of the school?

guest3: no

Monica Sanjur: what is Frindle?

guest3: its a name of a pen

Monica Sanjur: So how do you pick art that's about a pen?

guest3: we talk about theme to pick are art

Monica Sanjur: so what did you decide?

Monica Sanjur: I see some paintings and sculpture, what do they look like?

guest3: the theme we chose are education, imaginaion,friendship, humor

Monica Sanjur: cool, so the paintings represent those themes.

guest3: yes

Monica Sanjur: Mrs. Beran told me you also had to think about lighting, too.

Monica Sanjur: was that hard?

guest3: no because it seems so easy

Monica Sanjur: how did you do it?

guest3: in parrel

Monica Sanjur: in parrel?

guest3: yes

Monica Sanjur: I don't understand, sorry.

Monica Sanjur: what is "parrel?"

guest3: parallel circuits

Monica Sanjur: ah, ok, I get it.

Monica Sanjur: So did they all work out for you?

Monica Sanjur: all the rooms lit up?

guest3: yes

Monica Sanjur: excellent!

Monica Sanjur: was that fun to do?

guest3: except the lounge

Monica Sanjur: oh, did you find a way to fix it>

guest3: we had a goodtime thank you

Monica Sanjur: I did too, thanks1

Monica Sanjur: Anyone there?

Monica Sanjur: ok, bye!


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