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Creating Meaning Through Literature and the Arts : Arts Integration for Classroom Teachers (4TH 11 - Old Edition)

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The new edition of this best-selling text on arts-based teaching redefines literacy in light of the 21st century need for multiple literacies. Creating Meaning through Literature and the Arts: An Integration Handbook for Teachers, 4th Edition provides teachers with an Arts Integration Blueprint, comprised of 10 building blocks for arts-based instruction that includes collaborative unit planning, best arts-based teaching practices, and assessment for learning. The Five Seed Strategy chapters provide a compendium of activities to jumpstart the use of literature, art, music, drama, and dance as integral teaching tools for science, social studies, math, and literacy instruction.

 

New to this Edition:

 

  • NEW! Chapter Questions and Responses provide readers with important questions to guide reading and response options to synthesize big ideas for implementation of arts integration
  • NEW! Video Links showcase video clips of veteran arts integration teachers and teaching artists using successful strategies.
  • NEW! Research Updates provide readers a summarization of chapter-related, arts-based research in one place for each chapter.
  • NEW! Ready References outline sources and information that teachers need often, including basic arts knowledge recommended for classroom teachers by the new INTASC standards.
  • NEW! Planning Pages provide readers with practical examples of actual arts integrated lesson and unit plans in each chapter.
  • NEW! Revised Arts Integration Blueprint outlines ten essential building blocks for meaningful integration, including specifics on how to plan integrated units, the arts knowledge needed by classroom teachers, best teaching practices, and assessment for learning.
  • NEW! Revised Classroom Snapshots and Teacher Spotlights describe specific practical integrated arts lessons in each chapter, including teaching strategies to help the reader apply chapter concepts in the classroom.
  • NEW! Five Seed Strategy chapters form a quick reference compendium of starter activities to integrate literature, art, drama, dance, and music throughout the curriculum.
  • Synopsis:

    This best-selling resource contains proven techniques for integrating literature, art, music, drama and dance into daily classroom instruction. KEY TOPICS: 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 Blueprint presented in the book. Explore each art form and use the compendium of starter activities (presented in Seed chapters) to generate sound, creative ways to incorporate literature, art, music, drama and dance into K-8 classrooms. MARKET: For pre-service and graduate level courses in Arts Integration, Art Methods, Music Education, Drama Education, Dance Education, and Literacy Block Courses.

    Synopsis:

    Prepare with the Power of Classroom Practice. Register for MyEducationLab today at www.myeducationlab.com.

     

    MyEducationLab is an online solution that provides highly relevant assignments and resources designed to connect your textbook to real teaching situations. It is fully integrated with your textbook; wherever you see the MyEducationLab logo at the end of the chapter, follow the simple instructions to access classroom-based videos, strategies, and artifacts.

     

    MyEducationLab provides you with opportunities to study and thoroughly understand your course content and also to practice the skills needed to become a successful classroom teacher:

     

    Prepare with the Power of Classroom Practice.

    • Forty-two new V ideo Examples showcase video clips of veteran arts integration teachers and teaching artists using successful strategies.
    • Questions to Guide Reading documents designed to focus readers on the overarching points.
    • Response Options documents offering individuals ideas to extend what they learned from reading and projects for teachers to complete and reflect on as a group.
    • Bibilographies of Arts-Based Children's Literature documents for each of the five arts (literature, visual arts, drama, dance, and music) provide readers with a rich resource of art based books that 1) are about the art form, 2)are about making the art form, 3)are about the artists, 4)have the arts as part of a theme, or 5)are artworks, themselves, such as picture books or scripts.
    • FAQs about Arts Integration, one document within the Ch. 3 resources, that provides responses to the most frequently asked questions by teachers who are working to integrate the arts.  

     

    “ I was immediately drawn to MyEducationLab because it was so easy to use.” — Stephanie Hurley, Student

    “My favorite part of MyEducationLab is that it helps me become a teacher.” — Rebecca Sullivan, Student

     

    To order this text WITH MyEducationLab, use either

    Synopsis:

    The new edition of this best-selling text on arts-based teaching redefines literacy in light of the 21st century need for multiple literacies. Creating Meaning through Literature and the Arts: An Integration Handbook for Teachers, 4th Edition provides teachers with an Arts Integration Blueprint, comprised of 10 building blocks for arts-based instruction that includes collaborative unit planning, best arts-based teaching practices, and assessment for learning. The Five Seed Strategy chapters provide a compendium of activities to jumpstart the use of literature, art, music, drama, and dance as integral teaching tools for science, social studies, math, and literacy instruction.

    About the Author

    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.  She received a Ph.D. from Miami University in curriculum and instruction.

           Claudia is the author of numerous books and articles about literacy, using the arts as teaching tools, bibliotherapy, children’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.  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.

           Claudia regularly particpates in 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.

    Table of Contents

    Foreword

    Preface

    PART I: An Introduction to Arts Integration

    Chapter 1: Creating Meaning through the Arts : Why? What? How?

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction

    Classroom Snapshot: Multi-arts Integration with Social Studies

    Teacher Spotlight: Judy Trotter

    The Push for Arts integration

    The Arts AS Meaning makers

    Unique Contribution of the Arts:  Processes and Content

    What Is Integration?

    What Is Meaningful Arts Integration?

    School Spotlight: Arts Integration in Action

    Levels and Models of Arts Integration

    Arts-Based Reform: National, Regional and State Efforts

    Teacher Spotlight: First-Year Teacher

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

    Chapter 2: Philosophy, Research, and Theories That Support Arts Integration   

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction

    School Spotlight: School Wide Reform

    WHY Arts Integration?

    What Research Supports Arts Integration?

    Brain Research

    Arts Integration and Learning Theories

    Creativity and Creative Problem Solving (CPS)

    Teacher Spotlight: Risk, Creativity, and Children

    Student Spotlight: Day’s End

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

    Chapter 3: Arts Integration Building Blocks                                                                      

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction

    School Spotlight: Tanglewood Middle School

    How to Plan and Implement Arts Integration

    Arts Integration Building Blocks

    Building Block I: Philosophy of Arts Integration

    Block II: Arts Literacy

    Block III: Collaborative AI Planning

    Block IV: Aesthetic Learning Environment

    School Snapshot: Normal Park Museum Magnet

    Block V: Literature as a Core Art Form

    Block VI: Ten Best Teaching

    Block VII: Instructional Design Practices

    Classroom Snapshot: Arts Routines and Inquiry-Based Units

    Block VIII: differentiation for Diverse Needs

    Block IX: Assessment for Learning

    Block X: Arts Partnerships.

    Teacher Spotlight: Teaching Artist

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

     

    PART II: Integrating the Five Arts: Literature, Visual Art, Drama, Dance and Music

    Chapter 4: Integrating the Literary Arts                                                      

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction: Literature at the Core

    Classroom Snapshot:Social Studies/Arts-Based Read-Alouds

    What Are the Literary Arts?

    Arts Integration Building Blocks

    Building Block I: Philosophy: WHY Integrate Literature?

    Block II: Arts Literacy: Literary Content and Skills

    Block III: Collaborative Planning

    Block IV: Aesthetic Literary Environment

    Block V: Literature as a Core Art Form

    Block VI: Best Teaching Practices

    Block VII: Instructional Design: Routines and Structures

    Block VIII: Differentiation for Diverse Needs

    Block IX: Assessment for Learning

    Block X: Literary Arts Partnerships

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

    Chapter 5: Seed Strategies for Literature and Poetry                                  

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction

    Classroom Snapshot: Verbs, Literature, and Pantomime

    Organization

    I. Energizers and Warm Ups

    II. Teaching About Literary Elements and Genre Traits

    III. Connecting Literature to Curricular Areas

    Science

    Social studies

    Literacy

    Math

    Special Focus: Poetry Sharing and Writing

    Classroom Snapshot:Arts-Based Read-Alouds

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

    Chapter 6: Integrating Visual Art throughout the Curriculum                             

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction: Visual Learning

    Classroom Snapshot: Fantasy Unit with Chagall

    Arts Integration Building Blocks

    Building Block I: Philosophy: WHY Integrate Visual Art?

    Block II: Visual Art Literacy: Content and Skills

    Block III: Collaborative Planning for Visual Art Integration

    Block IV: Aesthetic Learning Environment

    Block V: Literature as a Core Art Form

    Block VI: Best Teaching Practices

    Block VII: Instructional Design: Routines and Structures

    Block VIII: Differentiating for Diverse Needs

    Block IX: Assessment for Learning

    Block X: Visual Art Partnerships

    Classroom Snapshot: Problem Solving through Visual Art

    Student Spotlight: What Kids Think

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

    Chapter 7: Visual Art Seed Strategies                                                          

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction

    Classroom Snapshot: Problem Solving through Art and Math

    Organization

    I. Energizers and Warm Ups

    II. Teaching Art Concepts and Elements

    III. Using Different Media

    III. Connecting Visual Art to Curricular Areas

    Science

    Social studies

    Literacy

    Math

    Teacher Spotlight: My First Year in Arts Integration

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

     

    Chapter 8: Integrating Drama throughout the Curriculum                                   

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction: Arts in Education

    Classroom Snapshot: Social Studies through Drama

    Arts Integration Building Blocks

    Building Block I: Philosophy: WHY Integrate Drama?

    Block II: Arts Literacy: Drama Content and Skills

    Block III: Collaborative Planning

    Block IV: Aesthetic Literary Environment

    Block V: Literature as a Core Art Form

    Block VI: Best Teaching Practices

    Block VII: Instructional Design: Routines and Structures

    Block VIII: Differentiating for Diverse Needs

    Block IX: Assessment for Learning

    Block X: Arts Partnerships

    Teaching Artist Spotlight: Poetry Making with the Drama King

    Classroom Snapshot: Science through Drama

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

    Chapter 9: Drama and Storytelling Seed Strategies                                    

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction: Drama Reminders

    Classroom Snapshot: Vocabulary Meanings through Drama

    Organization

    I. Energizers and Warm Ups

    II. Pantomime Seed Strategies

    III. Verbal Improvisation Strategies

    IV. Connecting Drama to Curricular Areas

    Science

    Social studies

    Literacy

    Math

    V. Special Focus: Storytelling

    Community Snapshot: Storytelling Collaboration

    Teacher Spotlight: Science and Drama

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

    Chapter 10: Integrating Dance and Creative Movement                              

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction: Curriculum in Motion

    Classroom Snapshot: Science and Skeleton Dancing

    Teaching Through the Arts

    Arts Integration Building Blocks

    Building Block I: Philosophy: WHY Integrate Dance?

    Block II: Dance Literacy: Content and Skills

    Block III: Collaborative Planning

    Block IV: Aesthetic Literary Environment

    Block V: Literature as a Core Art Form

    Block VI: Best Teaching Practices

    Block VII: Instructional Design: Routines and Structures

    Block VIII: Differentiating for Diverse Needs

    Block IX: Assessment for Learning

    Block X: Dance Partnerships

    Teacher Spotlight: Mary Mac’s Minuet

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

    Chapter 11: Dance and Movement Seed Strategies                                                 

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction

    Classroom Snapshot: States of Water through Dance

    Organization

    I. Energizers and Warm Ups

    II. Dance BEST Elements and Concepts

    III. Connecting Dance to Curricular Areas

    Science

    Social studies

    Literacy

    Math

    IV: Multi-arts Focus: Dance Integrated with Other Arts

    Classroom Snapshot: Arts-Based Read Alouds

    Teachers Spotlight: From Ballet to Fifth Grade

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

    Chapter 12: Integrating Music throughout the Curriculum                                               

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction: Our Insatiable Appetite for Music

    Classroom Snapshot: Music-Based Literacy

    Arts Integration Building Blocks

    Building Block I: Philosophy: WHY Integrate Music?

    Block II: Music Literacy: Content and Skills

    Block III: Collaborative Planning

    Block IV: Aesthetic Literary Environment

    Block V: Literature as a Core Art Form

    Block VI: Best Teaching Practices

    Block VII: Instructional Design: Routines and Structures

    Block VIII: Differentiation for Diverse Needs

    Block IX: Assessment for Learning

    Block X: Music Partnerships

    Classroom Snapshot: African American Music and History

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

    Chapter 13: Music Seed Strategies                                                                

    MyEducationLab: Questions to Guide Reading and Chapter Response Options

    Introduction

    Classroom Snapshot: Literature through Music

    Organization

    I. Energizers and Warm Ups

    II. Music Elements and Concepts

    III. Connecting Music to Curricular Areas

    Science

    Social studies

    Literacy

    Math

    Special Focus: Poetry Sharing and Writing

    Classroom Snapshot:Arts-Based Read-Alouds

    Conclusion

    Teachers as Leaders: AI Advocacy

    MyEducationLab Videos

    Resources

    Epilogue

    Bibliography                                                                                                  

    Children’s Literature References                                                                

    Appendices                                                                                                    

    Appendix A: Developmental Stages and the Arts 

    Appendix B: Differentiating for Students with Diverse Needs 

    Appendix C: Checklist for Planning with Artists

    Appendix D: Assessment Tools and Resources

    Appendix E: Discipline Prevention and Intervention

    Appendix F: Arts Based Book Response Options

    Appendix G: Artistic Birthday Buddies Project 

    Appendix H: Arts-Based Field Trips Guidelines

    Appendix I: Websites 

    Appendix J: Arts-Based Children’s Literature  

    Strategies Index

    Subject Index

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780137048328
    Author:
    Cornett, Claudia E.
    Publisher:
    Pearson
    Subject:
    Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading
    Subject:
    Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading & Phonics
    Subject:
    Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities
    Subject:
    Teaching Methods & Materials - Classroom Planning
    Subject:
    Education-Teaching Art
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Series:
    Myeducationlab
    Publication Date:
    20100224
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    College/higher education:
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    432
    Dimensions:
    10.9 x 8.3 x 0.8 in 816 gr

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    "Synopsis" by , This best-selling resource contains proven techniques for integrating literature, art, music, drama and dance into daily classroom instruction. KEY TOPICS: 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 Blueprint presented in the book. Explore each art form and use the compendium of starter activities (presented in Seed chapters) to generate sound, creative ways to incorporate literature, art, music, drama and dance into K-8 classrooms. MARKET: For pre-service and graduate level courses in Arts Integration, Art Methods, Music Education, Drama Education, Dance Education, and Literacy Block Courses.
    "Synopsis" by ,

    Prepare with the Power of Classroom Practice. Register for MyEducationLab today at www.myeducationlab.com.

     

    MyEducationLab is an online solution that provides highly relevant assignments and resources designed to connect your textbook to real teaching situations. It is fully integrated with your textbook; wherever you see the MyEducationLab logo at the end of the chapter, follow the simple instructions to access classroom-based videos, strategies, and artifacts.

     

    MyEducationLab provides you with opportunities to study and thoroughly understand your course content and also to practice the skills needed to become a successful classroom teacher:

     

    Prepare with the Power of Classroom Practice.

    • Forty-two new V ideo Examples showcase video clips of veteran arts integration teachers and teaching artists using successful strategies.
    • Questions to Guide Reading documents designed to focus readers on the overarching points.
    • Response Options documents offering individuals ideas to extend what they learned from reading and projects for teachers to complete and reflect on as a group.
    • Bibilographies of Arts-Based Children's Literature documents for each of the five arts (literature, visual arts, drama, dance, and music) provide readers with a rich resource of art based books that 1) are about the art form, 2)are about making the art form, 3)are about the artists, 4)have the arts as part of a theme, or 5)are artworks, themselves, such as picture books or scripts.
    • FAQs about Arts Integration, one document within the Ch. 3 resources, that provides responses to the most frequently asked questions by teachers who are working to integrate the arts.  

     

    “ I was immediately drawn to MyEducationLab because it was so easy to use.” — Stephanie Hurley, Student

    “My favorite part of MyEducationLab is that it helps me become a teacher.” — Rebecca Sullivan, Student

     

    To order this text WITH MyEducationLab, use either

    "Synopsis" by , The new edition of this best-selling text on arts-based teaching redefines literacy in light of the 21st century need for multiple literacies. Creating Meaning through Literature and the Arts: An Integration Handbook for Teachers, 4th Edition provides teachers with an Arts Integration Blueprint, comprised of 10 building blocks for arts-based instruction that includes collaborative unit planning, best arts-based teaching practices, and assessment for learning. The Five Seed Strategy chapters provide a compendium of activities to jumpstart the use of literature, art, music, drama, and dance as integral teaching tools for science, social studies, math, and literacy instruction.
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