Integrating the Arts Across the Content Areas

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Shell Education, 2012 - Education - 224 pages
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Bring the arts back into the classroom with arts-based activities and strategies to use in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies instruction. Developed in conjunction with Lesley University, this resource helps teachers to gain a better understanding of why and how to use the arts to reach and engage students. Developed to help motivate disengaged students, this professional resource provides activities, concrete examples, and stories from teachers already implementing art-based curriculum. The strategies are presented in categories that include: dramatic movement, storytelling, poetry, music/rhythm, and visual arts. This resource supports the Common Core and other state standards.
 

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Contents

Foreword
5
Introduction
13
Exploring the Language of Poetry
27
Making Musical Connections
59
Anchoring Curriculum in Storytelling
83
The Power of Dramatic Inquiry
105
Visual Art Accessing Content
129
Creative Movement as
166
Learning Process 151
179
Oregon Trail Unit Outline
197
Recommended Resources
203
References Cited
210
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