Creating Meaning Through Literature and the Arts: Arts Integration for Classroom Teachers, 5th edition

  • Claudia E. Cornett

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Creating Meaning Through Literature and the Arts tells the story of how much arts integration (literary, visual, drama, dance and music) has grown in a few decades using the stories of hundreds of arts-based schools. Each story draws upon cutting-edge research, evolving state standards and constructivist beliefs.

Published by Pearson (March 28th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

ISBN-13: 9780133747812

Subject: Curriculum & Instruction

Category: Teaching / Integrating the Arts

Table of contents

PART I: Introduction to Arts Integration
Chapter 1: Creating Meaning through Literature and the Arts
Chapter 2: The Underpinnings of Arts Integration: Philosophy, Theories, Research and Wisdom
Chapter 3: The Pillars of Arts Integration

PART II: Integrating Five Arts: Literary Arts/Poetry, Visual Art, Classroom Drama/Storytelling, Visual Art, Classroom Dance/Movement and Music
Chapter 4: Integrating the Literary Arts throughout the Curriculum
Chapter 5: Literary Arts Integration: AI Toolbox and Seed Strategies
Chapter 6: Integrating the Visual Arts Throughout the Curriculum
Chapter 7: Visual Art Integration: AI Toolbox and Seed Strategies
Chapter 8: Chapter 8:Integrating Drama Throughout Curricular Areas
Chapter 9: Drama and Storytelling Integration: AI Toolbox and Seed Strategies
Chapter 10: Integrating Dance and Creative Movement throughout the Curriculum
Chapter 11: Dance and Movement Integration: AI Power Tools and Seed Strategies
Chapter 12: Integrating Music Throughout the Curriculum
Chapter 13: Music Integration: AI Toolbox and Seed Strategies

References for Children's Literature

A: Developmental Stages and Suggestions
B: Differentiating Instruction
C: Planning with Artists
D: Assessment Samples and Arts Portofios
E: Discipline: Prevention and Intervention
F: Arts-Based Book/Text Response Options
G: Birthday Buddies
H: Field Trip Suggestions
I: Websites

Seed Strategy Index

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