Strategies to Integrate the Arts in Language Arts

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Teacher Created Materials, Apr 1, 2013 - Education - 256 pages
Gain a better understanding of why and how to use the arts to reach and engage students beyond traditional arts courses! This teacher-friendly resource for integrating the arts into curriculum provides practical, arts-based strategies for teaching language arts content. Overview information and model lessons are provided for each strategy and ideas are provided for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. The strategies for arts integration addressed in the book allow teachers to make language arts integration and instruction come alive. Teachers will gain a clear understanding of the arts influence in making content-area instruction meaningful and relevant for all students to best meet their needs.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
How to Use This Book
11
Correlation to the Standards
19
Understanding Drama
61
Tableaux
72
Enacting Scenes
78
Improvisation
90
Understanding Music
97
Songwriting
105
Chants
112
MashUp
118
Soundscapes
124
Resources
242
Acknowledgments
253
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