Lively Learning: Using the Arts to Teach the K-8 Curriculum / Edition 1

Lively Learning: Using the Arts to Teach the K-8 Curriculum / Edition 1

by Linda Crawford
     
 

ISBN-10: 1892989115

ISBN-13: 9781892989116

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Northeast Foundation for Children, Inc.


In Lively Learning, long-time educator Linda Crawford offers practical suggestions for bringing the arts into the daily life of the classroom. Written for all classroom teachers, including those without a background in the arts, Lively Learning will help teachers gain comfort with five art forms—drawing, music, movement, theater,…  See more details below

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In Lively Learning, long-time educator Linda Crawford offers practical suggestions for bringing the arts into the daily life of the classroom. Written for all classroom teachers, including those without a background in the arts, Lively Learning will help teachers gain comfort with five art forms—drawing, music, movement, theater, and poetry writing—and integrate those art forms into reading, writing, social studies, science, and math. The book includes a sample lesson plan for each content area and a comprehensive resource list.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781892989116
Publisher:
Northeast Foundation for Children, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
Grades K-8
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
350,089
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.01(d)
Age Range:
5 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction : arts throughout the day1
Ch. 1Accessible and alive - six good reasons for using the arts to teach curriculum5
Ch. 2Creating a safe environment for arts-integration15
Ch. 3Getting comfortable with drawing27
Ch. 4Getting comfortable with music41
Ch. 5Getting comfortable with movement55
Ch. 6Getting comfortable with theater65
Ch. 7Getting comfortable with poetry73
Ch. 8Introduction to planning the arts-integrated lesson87
Ch. 9Using the arts to teach reading91
Ch. 10Using the arts to teach writing105
Ch. 11Using the arts to teach social studies119
Ch. 12Using the arts to teach science131
Ch. 13Using the arts to teach math145
Ch. 14Imaginative understanding - learning as a creative act159

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