Creating Meaning Through Literature and the Arts An Integration Resource for Classroom Teachers

ISBN-10: 0131718789
ISBN-13: 9780131718784
Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)
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List price: $83.40
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/10/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

This best-selling resource contains proven techniques for integrating literature, art, music, drama and dance into daily classroom instruction. Complete with research-based examples, authentic teacher stories, and strategies for integration, it addresses INTASC standards, assessment and differentiated instruction throughout. Discover ten ways to integrate the arts using the Arts Integration Blueprintnbsp;presented innbsp;the book.Explore each art form and use the compendium of starter activities (presented in Seed chapters) to generate sound, creative ways to incorporatenbsp;literature, art, music, drama and dance into K-8 classrooms.

Claudia Cornett is Professor Emerita of Education at Wittenberg University. During her tenure there she has directed the Literacy Center and taught graduate and undergraduate courses in literacy methodology and arts integration. She is a recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award from Wittenberg. Before moving to the college level, she taught grades 1-8 and was a literacy specialist.nbsp; She received a Ph.D. from Miami University in curriculum and instruction. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Claudia is the author of numerous books and articles about literacy, using the arts as teaching tools, bibliotherapy, childrenrsquo;s literature, phonics and the strategic use of humor. Her most recent publications include Comprehension First: Inquiry into Big Ideas using Important Questions in press.nbsp; In 2006 the International Reading Association published her article, Center Stage: Arts-Based Read Alouds in the November Reading Teacher. In 2002 Phi Delta Kappa published a second edition of Learning through Laughter. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Claudia regularlynbsp;particpates innbsp;keynote addresses and professional development for educators throughout the United States, Europe, and Canada. Her current research focuses on redefining literacy to include all the communication arts, including the fine and performing arts.

Arts Integration
An Introduction to Arts Integration
Stop the Beatings
Remarkable Meaning Makers
The Arts and Integration
History and Nature of the Arts
What Is Art?
Arts-Added Education
What Is Integration?
What Is Meaningful Arts Integration?
In the News
Arts for Learning Sake
Definition and Principles
Meaningful Arts Integration
Levels and Models of Arts Integration
Five Minutes a Day?
With, About, In, and Through the Arts
Arts-Based Reform: National and Regional Models
Why Integrate the Arts?
Arts and Academics
Unique Contributions of the Arts: Process and Content
National Initiatives and Legislation
The Arts and the 21st-century Workforce
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Philosophy, Research, and Theories That Support Arts Integration
Arts Integration Philosophy
Philosophical Overview
People
Principles of Learning
Places
Programs
Pedagogy
Mission Statement
Research on Arts Integration
Academic Achievement (as Measured by Test Scores)
Cognitive Effects
Literacy and Math
Motivational/Affective Effects
Social Effects
Learning Environment
Diverse Learners
Brain Research
Misconceptions
Brain Facts and Educational Implications
New Brain Research
Arts Integration and Learning Theories
Multiple Intelligences (MI) Theory
Erikson's Stage Theory
Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Vygotsky's Social Development
Child Development and the Arts
Creativity and Creative Problem Solving (CPS)
Predispositions
Problem Based
What Is Creativity?
Creativity in Action
The Creative Problem Solving (CPS) Process
Creative Planning and Teaching
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Arts Integration Blueprint
How to Plan and Implement Arts Integration
Teaching With, About, In, and Through the Arts
More than Entertainment
Philosophy of Arts Integration
Arts Literacy
Teacher Standards
Purposes of the Arts
Processes/Skills
People
Products
Arts Elements and Concepts
Collaborative Integrated Arts Planning
Planning Overview
Aesthetic Learning Environment
Literature as a Core Art Form
Best Teaching Practices
What You Teach Is Who You Are
Inside-Out Motivation
Engagement and Active Learning
Creative Problem Solving (CPS)
Explicit Teaching
Apply, Practice, Rehearse
Aesthetic Orienting
Process and Product
Management: Behavior, Time, and Materials
Independence and Self-Discipline
Instruction Design
Instructional Design
Adaptations for Diverse Needs
Student Needs: 10 Ways to Diversify Instruction
Interventions for Special Needs Populations
Assessment for Learning
Definition and Purposes
Evidence Driven
Issues
For/Of
Assessing Assessment
Assessment Tools
Arts Partnerships
Direct Service
Arts Specialists
Arts Agencies/Organizations
Arts Directory
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Integrating Literature and the Arts Throughout the Curriculum
Integrating the Literary Arts
Literature at the Core
What Are the Literary Arts?
Philosophy of Arts Integration
Why Integrate Literature?
Arts Literacy: Literary Content and Skills
What Teachers Need to Know
Collaborative Planning
National Standards: Literary Arts
Integrated Units
Unit Structures
Field Trip or Literary Event
Special Connections
Two-Pronged Lesson Plan
Aesthetic Literary Environment
Literature Collections
Literature as a Core Art Form
Creativity
Unity and Balance
Taste
Selection Sources
Best Teaching Practices
What You Teach Is Who You Are
Explicit Teaching
Aesthetic Orienting
Stretching Time
Independence and Self-Discipline
Instructional Design: Routines and Structures
Adaptations for Diverse Needs
Developmental Stages
Matching Books and Students
Assessment for Learning
Arts Partnerships
Author/Artist Visits
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Seed Strategies for Literature and Poetry
Chapter Organization
Energizers and Warm-Ups
Teaching About Literature: Elements and Genre Traits
Connecting Literature to Curricular Areas
Science Focus
Social Studies Focus
Literacy: Reading and Language Arts Focus
Math Focus
Special Focus: Poetry Sharing and Writing
General Principles for Poetry Integration
Ongoing Poetry Routines
Poetry Sharing and Performance
Memorizing Poetry
Composing Poetry: Written and Oral
Conclusion
Resources
Integrating Visual Art Throughout the Curriculum
Visual Imagery and Literacy
Arts Integration Philosophy
Why Should Teachers Integrate Art?
Arts Literacy: Content and Skills
What Do Teachers Need to Know to Integrate Art?
Collaborative Integrated Art Planning
Unit Planning
Aesthetic Learning Environment
Immersion
Art Sources
Literature as a Core Art Form
Visual Art-Based Literature
Best Teaching Practices
Teacher Roles: Guide and Director
Creative Problem Solving and Authentic Art
Explicit Teaching
Aesthetic Orienting
Process and Product
Instructional Design: Routines and Structures
Energizers and Warm-Ups
Daily Routines and Rituals
Art Discussions
Stations and Centers
Adaptations for Diverse Needs
Visual Art and Child Development
Differentiating Instruction
Websites
Assessment for Learning
Arts Partnerships
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Visual Art Seed Strategies
Chapter Organization
Energizers and Warm-Ups
Teaching Art Concepts and Elements
Using Different Media
General Tips
Mixing Colors: Color Triangles
Drawing and Rubbing
Painting and Painting Tools
Printmaking
Collage
Artistic Techniques: Enlarge, Simplify, Crop
Displays and Bulletin Boards
Murals
Mixed Media
Photography
Three-Dimensional Art
Bookmaking
Connecting Visual Art to Curricular Areas
Science Focus
Social Studies Focus
Literacy: Reading and Language Arts Focus
Math Focus
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Integrating Drama Throughout the Curriculum
Drama in Education
Philosophy of Arts Integration
Why Should Teachers Integrate Drama?
Arts Literacy: Content and Skills
What Do Teachers Need to Know to Integrate Drama?
Collaborative Planning
Meaningful Connections
The National Standards for the Arts: American Goals
Unit Planning
Aesthetic Learning Environment
Literature as a Core Art Form
Best Teaching Practices
What You Teach Is Who You Are
Creative Problem Solving
Explicit Teaching
Management:Time, Space, Students
Discipline for Independence
Instructional Design: Routines and Structures
Structuring Lessons
Clubs
Adaptations for Diverse Needs
Assessment for Learning
Coaching: Formative Feedback
Observation Records
Rubrics and Checklists
Peer Feedback
Program Evaluation
Arts Partnerships
Arts Agency Collaborations
Arts Education Partnership (http://aep-arts.org)
Teaching Artists and Artist Residencies
When There Is No Drama Specialist
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Drama and Storytelling Seed Strategies
Chapter Organization
Drama Reminders
Energizers and Warm-Ups
Pantomime Strategies
Verbal Improvisation Strategies
Connecting Drama to Curricular Areas
Science Focus
Social Studies Focus
Literacy: Reading and Language Arts Focus
Math Focus
Special Section: Storytelling, an Integrated Art Form
Why Storytelling?
Storytelling Strategies and Resources
Storytelling Sources and Resources
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Integrating Dance and Movement
Two Ways
Teaching With, About, In, and Through
Relax! You Need Not Be a Dancer Yourself
Philosophy of Arts Integration
Why Should Teachers Integrate Dance and Movement?
Arts Literacy: Content and Skills
What Do Teachers Need to Know to Integrate Dance?
Sources for Materials
Teaching Approach
Collaborative Planning
National Standards for Dance
Arts with Arts Integration
Aesthetic Learning Environment
Literature as a Core Art Form
Best Teaching Practices
What You Teach Is Who You Are
Engagement and Active Learning
Creative Problem Solving
Explicit Teaching
Aesthetic Orienting
Apply-Practice-Rehearse
Process or Product
Management: Behavior, Time, and Materials
Instructional Design: Routines and Structures
IDC Lesson Framework
Routines and Rituals
Lessons That Flop
Four Corners Stations
Clubs
Adaptations for Diverse Needs
Adaptations for Special Needs
Assessment for Learning
General Criteria: Observing Dance and Dance Making
Feedback
Anecdotal Records
Group Debriefing
Self-Assessment
Portfolio Entries
Arts Partnerships
Initiating Collaboration
Residencies
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Dance Seed Strategies
Chapter Organization
Energizers and Warm-Ups
Dance BEST Elements and Concepts
Connecting Dance to Curricular Areas
Science Focus
Social Studies Focus
Literacy: Reading and Language Arts Focus
Math Focus
Multiarts Focus: Dance Integrated with Other Arts
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Integrating Music Throughout the Curriculum
In the News
Music Research: It's Only Naturals
Philosophy of Arts Integration
Why Integrate Music?
Arts Literacy: Content and Skills
What Do Teachers Need to Know to Integrate Music?
Collaborative Planning
Nine National Standards for Music K-8
Respected, Not Trivialized
Complementary Connections
Unit Centers
Two-Pronged Integrated Plans
Aesthetic Learning Environment
Background Music: Research
Besides Background Music
Literature as a Core Art Form
Best Teaching Practices
What You Teach Is Who You Are
Engagement and Active Learning
Creative Problem Solving
Explicit Teaching
Aesthetic Orienting
Management
Practice and Indepence
Instructional Design: Routines and Structures
Lesson Introductions
Daily and Weekly Routines
Energizers and Warm-Ups
Centers, Stations, Displays
Schoolwide Structures
Adaptations for Diverse Needs
Nature and Nurture
Musical Development
Assessment for Learning
Two-Pronged Planning
Feedback
Interest Inventories
Program Evaluation
Arts Partnerships
Music Teachers
Technology
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Music Seed Strategies
Chapter Organization
Energizers and Warm-Ups
Music Elements and Concept and Elements
Connecting Music to Curricular Areas
Science Focus
Social Studies Focus
Literacy: Reading and Language Arts Focus
Math Focus
Conclusion
Resources
Children's Literature References
Epilogue
Bibliography
Developmental Stages and the Arts
Adapting Arts-Based Lessons for Students with Diverse Needs
Assessment Tools and Resources
Discipline Prevention and Intervention
Book Report Alternatives
Artistic Birthday Buddies Project
Arts-Based Field Trips
Websites
School Registry of Arts-Based Schools
Arts-Based Children's Literature
Seed Strategies Index
Subject Index

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