Creating Meaning Through Literature and the Arts: An Integration Resource for Classroom Teachers
Drama, dance, music, art, literature--all exciting tools for the K-6 classroom. But how do you make the most of them? By using the numerous hands-on ... Show synopsis Drama, dance, music, art, literature--all exciting tools for the K-6 classroom. But how do you make the most of them? By using the numerous hands-on activities and ideas in this popular, practical book. Here are dozens of daily routine ideas, integrated unit ideas, and adaptable classroom structures that set forth solid, dependable " how to's" for using the arts throughout the curriculum--in social studies and science, in reading and language arts, even in math. Only in this book will you find such a clear, straightforward summary of these five art forms. And only in this book will you find a clearly presented argument for integrating "at least one" art form into "every lesson in every area--every day." Targeted topics include assessment, classroom management/discipline and intervention/adaptation for special needs.