Art Teacher's Book of Lists

Art Teacher's Book of Lists

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by Helen D. Hume
     
 

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This unique information source and time-saver for art teachers includes over 270 illustrated lists for developing instructional materials and planning lessons for elementary and secondary students. Some of the lists supply teacher background; others are to copy for student use; many give new twists to traditional materials and techniques.

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This unique information source and time-saver for art teachers includes over 270 illustrated lists for developing instructional materials and planning lessons for elementary and secondary students. Some of the lists supply teacher background; others are to copy for student use; many give new twists to traditional materials and techniques.

For quick access and easy use, the lists are organized into ten sections and printed in a big 8-1/4" x 11" spiral-bound format that folds flat for photocopying of any list as may times as needed. Here's just an overview of the ready-to-use lists you'll find in each section:
All about art presents 22 general reference lists, starting with "Quotations about art," "Art definitions," a helpful "Pronunciation Guide" and illustrated lists showing the "Elements of Art," and "Elements of Design," and including the 100 most famous paintings &sculptors&photographs&buildings&; and art objects.

Art history features 30 lists covering art history from prehistoric to contemporary times, including illustrated "Time Lines of Art History" and eight Art and Culture lists correlating art with government and culture, literature, science, music, and world events from 35,000-500 BC and 1950-2000

For the art teacher offers 42 lists for the art teacher's personal use, from "The National Visual Arts Standards" and ways to assess students' achievement, to "Measurements and Conversion Tables," "Homemade Art Recipes" and "Things to do: One day lessons."

Art materials things to do provides 30 list such as "Paper Treatments" "Types of Crayons" and "Projects with Collage" exploring creative possibilities with various materials and equipment, including the human figure, paper, pencils, ink, dry and oil pastels, markers, cardboard, fasteners, and tape.

Painting, drawing, and printmaking give you 29 lists featuring the graphic arts, beginning with "Definitions used in painting" "Master painters and example of their work" and "Differences in types of paint" and covering techniques and projects with fingerpaints, watercolor, acrylics, oils, and printmaking with and without a press.

Sculpture features 14 lists ranging from "Sculpture Definitions" and "Master Sculptors and Examples of their work" to "Materials for Sculpture: Assemblage, Carving, Casting, Modeling," "Famous Sculptors, Listed by Country" and "American Sculpture Parks."

Architecture provides 25 lists stating with "Architectural Elements," "Great Architects of the World" and "Selected Examples of Architecture, Catalogued by Style," and including lists of Greek and Roman architecture, French chateaux, and stately homes of the U.K.

Fine crafts and folk art offers 41 lists such as "Native American Pictographs" and "Things to do: Mexican Crafts" exploring ceramics, paper-cutting and other arts and crafts and the creative traditions of the Amish, Native Americans, Mexicans, African Americans, Chinese, Jews, and Scandinavians.
Technology and art presents 23 lists devoted to photography, video, computer graphics, and the copy machine, including "Photographic Vocabulary," "Master Photographers and Their Works," "Using the Video Camcorder," and " Art Projects Using the Computer."

Museums includes 18 lists of value to any art lover, such as "Museums Devoted to the Work of One Artist" "Museums with Special folk art Collections"..."Museums Related to the Judaic Culture"..."Museums with Special Emphasis on African American Art".

In short, The Art Teacher's Book of Lists places at your fingertips an unparalleled source of good examples, teachable content, and teaching ideas that night otherwise take many years and much effort to compile. It will save you hours of research and preparation and help you enliven and enrich both the teaching and learning of art.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787974244
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/05/1998
Series:
J-B Ed: Book of Lists Series, #64
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.35(w) x 10.96(h) x 1.07(d)
Age Range:
11 - 18 Years

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