Looking to Write: Children Writing Through the Visual Arts / Edition 1

Looking to Write: Children Writing Through the Visual Arts / Edition 1

by Mary Ehrenworth
     
 

The author describes ways to employ the visual arts in the writing workshop with reasons to do it, guides for trying it, images, and worksheets.See more details below

Overview

The author describes ways to employ the visual arts in the writing workshop with reasons to do it, guides for trying it, images, and worksheets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325004631
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
09/22/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Mary Ehrenworth is coauthor of Pathways to the Common Core (with Lucy Calkins and Christopher Lehman). She is Deputy Director of Middle Schools at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, Columbia University. She studied history and literature at Harvard and then curriculum theory and adolescent literacy at Columbia, where she received her doctorate - and then has been lucky to work with three subjects she loves - books, children, and teachers. In addition to Pathways, Mary has authored and co-authored numerous books, including: The Power of Grammar; Teaching Reading Through Fantasy Novels; Constructing Curriculum and Tackling Complex Texts from Units of Study in Reading; and Looking to Write: Teaching Writing Through the Visual Arts. Mary is also offering support to educators with the Common Core Standards through an online course entitled Harnessing the Common Core Standards to Achieve Higher Levels of Reading and Writing in Your Classroom and School offered through our new Digital Campus.

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Table of Contents

Poetic Understanding: Imagining Picasso American Landscape and the Aesthetic Experience Telling Stories of the World: Short Story Writing and Flexible Cultural Perspectives Mythology and the Pedagogies of Desire Afterword: Some Thoughts About the Role of the Writing Teacher Appendixes:

Some Support Structures for Writing/A Note on More Images Observation Record Sheet Benin-Learning Centers Culturally Flexible Short Stories Outlining Possible Structures Looking at Sculpture and Painting Possible Planning Schedules for Mythology An Editing Checklist Sample Rubrics for Our Writing Some More on Picasso (1881-1973)

Some More on Benin

Some Student Writing

Some Interactive Writing-Picasso and Poetry

Some Writing for Children-Benin Short Story

Some Writing for Children-A Mythology of Artemis in Three Parts

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