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

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Summary

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 theArts 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.

Author Biography

Claudia Cornett is a Professor Emerita at Wittenberg University.

Table of Contents

Arts Integration
An Introduction to Arts Integrationp. 1
Stop the Beatingsp. 1
Remarkable Meaning Makersp. 2
The Arts and Integrationp. 6
History and Nature of the Artsp. 6
What Is Art?p. 7
Arts-Added Educationp. 7
What Is Integration?p. 8
What Is Meaningful Arts Integration?p. 10
In the Newsp. 10
Arts for Learning Sakep. 10
Definition and Principlesp. 11
Meaningful Arts Integrationp. 12
Levels and Models of Arts Integrationp. 12
Five Minutes a Day?p. 12
With, About, In, and Through the Artsp. 13
Arts-Based Reform: National and Regional Modelsp. 14
Why Integrate the Arts?p. 15
Arts and Academicsp. 15
Unique Contributions of the Arts: Process and Contentp. 16
National Initiatives and Legislationp. 20
The Arts and the 21st-century Workforcep. 23
Conclusionp. 25
Resourcesp. 25
Children's Literature Referencesp. 25
Philosophy, Research, and Theories That Support Arts Integrationp. 26
Arts Integration Philosophyp. 28
Philosophical Overviewp. 28
Peoplep. 29
Principles of Learningp. 30
Placesp. 31
Programsp. 32
Pedagogyp. 32
Mission Statementp. 33
Research on Arts Integrationp. 34
Academic Achievement (as Measured by Test Scores)p. 35
Cognitive Effectsp. 35
Literacy and Mathp. 36
Motivational/Affective Effectsp. 36
Social Effectsp. 36
Learning Environmentp. 37
Diverse Learnersp. 37
Brain Researchp. 37
Misconceptionsp. 37
Brain Facts and Educational Implicationsp. 38
New Brain Researchp. 40
Arts Integration and Learning Theoriesp. 40
Multiple Intelligences (MI) Theoryp. 40
Erikson's Stage Theoryp. 43
Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Developmentp. 43
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needsp. 45
Vygotsky's Social Developmentp. 46
Child Development and the Artsp. 47
Creativity and Creative Problem Solving (CPS)p. 47
Predispositionsp. 47
Problem Basedp. 48
What Is Creativity?p. 48
Creativity in Actionp. 49
The Creative Problem Solving (CPS) Processp. 50
Creative Planning and Teachingp. 52
Conclusionp. 55
Resourcesp. 55
Children's Literature Referencesp. 55
Arts Integration Blueprintp. 56
How to Plan and Implement Arts Integrationp. 57
Teaching With, About, In, and Through the Artsp. 57
More than Entertainmentp. 58
Philosophy of Arts Integrationp. 60
Arts Literacyp. 61
Teacher Standardsp. 61
Purposes of the Artsp. 62
Processes/Skillsp. 63
Peoplep. 65
Productsp. 65
Arts Elements and Conceptsp. 66
Collaborative Integrated Arts Planningp. 66
Planning Overviewp. 66
Aesthetic Learning Environmentp. 72
Literature as a Core Art Formp. 73
Best Teaching Practicesp. 74
What You Teach Is Who You Arep. 75
Inside-Out Motivationp. 75
Engagement and Active Learningp. 76
Creative Problem Solving (CPS)p. 76
Explicit Teachingp. 78
Apply, Practice, Rehearsep. 79
Aesthetic Orientingp. 79
Process and Productp. 80
Management: Behavior, Time, and Materialsp. 81
Independence and Self-Disciplinep. 82
Instruction Designp. 82
Instructional Designp. 82
Adaptations for Diverse Needsp. 85
Student Needs: 10 Ways to Diversify Instructionp. 86
Interventions for Special Needs Populationsp. 87
Assessment for Learningp. 87
Definition and Purposesp. 88
Evidence Drivenp. 88
Issuesp. 88
For/Ofp. 88
Assessing Assessmentp. 89
Assessment Toolsp. 89
Arts Partnershipsp. 91
Direct Servicep. 91
Arts Specialistsp. 91
Arts Agencies/Organizationsp. 93
Arts Directoryp. 93
Conclusionp. 93
Resourcesp. 93
Children's Literature Referencesp. 93
Integrating Literature and the Arts Throughout the Curriculum
Integrating the Literary Artsp. 94
Literature at the Corep. 94
What Are the Literary Arts?p. 96
Philosophy of Arts Integrationp. 97
Why Integrate Literature?p. 97
Arts Literacy: Literary Content and Skillsp. 102
What Teachers Need to Knowp. 102
Collaborative Planningp. 112
National Standards: Literary Artsp. 112
Integrated Unitsp. 113
Unit Structuresp. 113
Field Trip or Literary Eventp. 114
Special Connectionsp. 115
Two-Pronged Lesson Planp. 115
Aesthetic Literary Environmentp. 117
Literature Collectionsp. 117
Literature as a Core Art Formp. 117
Creativityp. 117
Unity and Balancep. 117
Tastep. 117
Selection Sourcesp. 118
Best Teaching Practicesp. 121
What You Teach Is Who You Arep. 121
Explicit Teachingp. 124
Aesthetic Orientingp. 125
Stretching Timep. 126
Independence and Self-Disciplinep. 126
Instructional Design: Routines and Structuresp. 126
Adaptations for Diverse Needsp. 130
Developmental Stagesp. 130
Matching Books and Studentsp. 130
Assessment for Learningp. 131
Arts Partnershipsp. 131
Author/Artist Visitsp. 131
Conclusionp. 132
Resourcesp. 132
Children's Literature Referencesp. 133
Seed Strategies for Literature and Poetryp. 135
Chapter Organizationp. 136
Energizers and Warm-Upsp. 136
Teaching About Literature: Elements and Genre Traitsp. 138
Connecting Literature to Curricular Areasp. 139
Science Focusp. 139
Social Studies Focusp. 140
Literacy: Reading and Language Arts Focusp. 143
Math Focusp. 145
Special Focus: Poetry Sharing and Writingp. 146
General Principles for Poetry Integrationp. 147
Ongoing Poetry Routinesp. 147
Poetry Sharing and Performancep. 148
Memorizing Poetryp. 148
Composing Poetry: Written and Oralp. 148
Conclusionp. 150
Resourcesp. 150
Integrating Visual Art Throughout the Curriculump. 152
Visual Imagery and Literacyp. 152
Arts Integration Philosophyp. 155
Why Should Teachers Integrate Art?p. 155
Arts Literacy: Content and Skillsp. 159
What Do Teachers Need to Know to Integrate Art?p. 159
Collaborative Integrated Art Planningp. 167
Unit Planningp. 167
Aesthetic Learning Environmentp. 172
Immersionp. 174
Art Sourcesp. 174
Literature as a Core Art Formp. 175
Visual Art-Based Literaturep. 175
Best Teaching Practicesp. 176
Teacher Roles: Guide and Directorp. 176
Creative Problem Solving and Authentic Artp. 177
Explicit Teachingp. 177
Aesthetic Orientingp. 178
Process and Productp. 179
Instructional Design: Routines and Structuresp. 179
Energizers and Warm-Upsp. 179
Daily Routines and Ritualsp. 179
Art Discussionsp. 180
Stations and Centersp. 180
Adaptations for Diverse Needsp. 181
Visual Art and Child Developmentp. 181
Differentiating Instructionp. 184
Websitesp. 185
Assessment for Learningp. 185
Arts Partnershipsp. 186
Conclusionp. 188
Resourcesp. 188
Children's Literature Referencesp. 189
Visual Art Seed Strategiesp. 190
Chapter Organizationp. 191
Energizers and Warm-Upsp. 192
Teaching Art Concepts and Elementsp. 193
Using Different Mediap. 196
General Tipsp. 196
Mixing Colors: Color Trianglesp. 196
Drawing and Rubbingp. 198
Painting and Painting Toolsp. 199
Printmakingp. 199
Collagep. 200
Artistic Techniques: Enlarge, Simplify, Cropp. 200
Displays and Bulletin Boardsp. 201
Muralsp. 201
Mixed Mediap. 201
Photographyp. 202
Three-Dimensional Artp. 202
Bookmakingp. 205
Connecting Visual Art to Curricular Areasp. 205
Science Focusp. 205
Social Studies Focusp. 207
Literacy: Reading and Language Arts Focusp. 208
Math Focusp. 213
Conclusionp. 214
Resourcesp. 214
Children's Literature Referencesp. 215
Integrating Drama Throughout the Curriculump. 216
Drama in Educationp. 216
Philosophy of Arts Integrationp. 218
Why Should Teachers Integrate Drama?p. 219
Arts Literacy: Content and Skillsp. 223
What Do Teachers Need to Know to Integrate Drama?p. 223
Collaborative Planningp. 227
Meaningful Connectionsp. 227
The National Standards for the Arts: American Goalsp. 227
Unit Planningp. 228
Aesthetic Learning Environmentp. 229
Literature as a Core Art Formp. 231
Best Teaching Practicesp. 231
What You Teach Is Who You Arep. 231
Creative Problem Solvingp. 234
Explicit Teachingp. 235
Management:Time, Space, Studentsp. 235
Discipline for Independencep. 237
Instructional Design: Routines and Structuresp. 238
Structuring Lessonsp. 238
Clubsp. 239
Adaptations for Diverse Needsp. 239
Assessment for Learningp. 240
Coaching: Formative Feedbackp. 240
Observation Recordsp. 241
Rubrics and Checklistsp. 241
Peer Feedbackp. 241
Program Evaluationp. 242
Arts Partnershipsp. 242
Arts Agency Collaborationsp. 242
Arts Education Partnership (http://aep-arts.org)p. 242
Teaching Artists and Artist Residenciesp. 242
When There Is No Drama Specialistp. 245
Conclusionp. 246
Resourcesp. 246
Children's Literature Referencesp. 246
Drama and Storytelling Seed Strategiesp. 247
Chapter Organizationp. 249
Drama Remindersp. 249
Energizers and Warm-Upsp. 249
Pantomime Strategiesp. 251
Verbal Improvisation Strategiesp. 257
Connecting Drama to Curricular Areasp. 262
Science Focusp. 262
Social Studies Focusp. 263
Literacy: Reading and Language Arts Focusp. 263
Math Focusp. 266
Special Section: Storytelling, an Integrated Art Formp. 267
Why Storytelling?p. 267
Storytelling Strategies and Resourcesp. 268
Storytelling Sources and Resourcesp. 273
Conclusionp. 274
Resourcesp. 274
Children's Literature Referencesp. 274
Integrating Dance and Movementp. 276
Two Waysp. 276
Teaching With, About, In, and Throughp. 278
Relax! You Need Not Be a Dancer Yourselfp. 278
Philosophy of Arts Integrationp. 279
Why Should Teachers Integrate Dance and Movement?p. 279
Arts Literacy: Content and Skillsp. 283
What Do Teachers Need to Know to Integrate Dance?p. 284
Sources for Materialsp. 287
Teaching Approachp. 288
Collaborative Planningp. 289
National Standards for Dancep. 289
Arts with Arts Integrationp. 290
Aesthetic Learning Environmentp. 294
Literature as a Core Art Formp. 295
Best Teaching Practicesp. 296
What You Teach Is Who You Arep. 296
Engagement and Active Learningp. 296
Creative Problem Solvingp. 297
Explicit Teachingp. 298
Aesthetic Orientingp. 298
Apply-Practice-Rehearsep. 298
Process or Productp. 299
Management: Behavior, Time, and Materialsp. 299
Instructional Design: Routines and Structuresp. 300
IDC Lesson Frameworkp. 300
Routines and Ritualsp. 301
Lessons That Flopp. 301
Four Corners Stationsp. 302
Clubsp. 302
Adaptations for Diverse Needsp. 302
Adaptations for Special Needsp. 303
Assessment for Learningp. 303
General Criteria: Observing Dance and Dance Makingp. 303
Feedbackp. 303
Anecdotal Recordsp. 303
Group Debriefingp. 303
Self-Assessmentp. 304
Portfolio Entriesp. 304
Arts Partnershipsp. 304
Initiating Collaborationp. 304
Residenciesp. 305
Conclusionp. 305
Resourcesp. 305
Children's Literature Referencesp. 306
Dance Seed Strategiesp. 307
Chapter Organizationp. 309
Energizers and Warm-Upsp. 309
Dance BEST Elements and Conceptsp. 311
Connecting Dance to Curricular Areasp. 314
Science Focusp. 314
Social Studies Focusp. 316
Literacy: Reading and Language Arts Focusp. 318
Math Focusp. 320
Multiarts Focus: Dance Integrated with Other Artsp. 321
Conclusionp. 322
Resourcesp. 322
Children's Literature Referencesp. 322
Integrating Music Throughout the Curriculump. 323
In the Newsp. 323
Music Research: It's Only Naturalsp. 325
Philosophy of Arts Integrationp. 326
Why Integrate Music?p. 326
Arts Literacy: Content and Skillsp. 330
What Do Teachers Need to Know to Integrate Music?p. 330
Collaborative Planningp. 338
Nine National Standards for Music K-8p. 338
Respected, Not Trivializedp. 338
Complementary Connectionsp. 338
Unit Centersp. 340
Two-Pronged Integrated Plansp. 342
Aesthetic Learning Environmentp. 342
Background Music: Researchp. 342
Besides Background Musicp. 344
Literature as a Core Art Formp. 344
Best Teaching Practicesp. 347
What You Teach Is Who You Arep. 347
Engagement and Active Learningp. 348
Creative Problem Solvingp. 350
Explicit Teachingp. 351
Aesthetic Orientingp. 351
Managementp. 352
Practice and Indepencep. 352
Instructional Design: Routines and Structuresp. 353
Lesson Introductionsp. 353
Daily and Weekly Routinesp. 353
Energizers and Warm-Upsp. 354
Centers, Stations, Displaysp. 354
Schoolwide Structuresp. 354
Adaptations for Diverse Needsp. 355
Nature and Nurturep. 355
Musical Developmentp. 355
Assessment for Learningp. 356
Two-Pronged Planningp. 356
Feedbackp. 356
Interest Inventoriesp. 356
Program Evaluationp. 356
Arts Partnershipsp. 356
Music Teachersp. 357
Technologyp. 357
Conclusionp. 358
Resourcesp. 358
Children's Literature Referencesp. 358
Music Seed Strategiesp. 359
Chapter Organizationp. 359
Energizers and Warm-Upsp. 360
Music Elements and Concept and Elementsp. 362
Connecting Music to Curricular Areasp. 365
Science Focusp. 366
Social Studies Focusp. 368
Literacy: Reading and Language Arts Focusp. 369
Math Focusp. 375
Conclusionp. 377
Resourcesp. 377
Children's Literature Referencesp. 378
Epiloguep. 379
Bibliographyp. 380
Developmental Stages and the Artsp. 389
Adapting Arts-Based Lessons for Students with Diverse Needsp. 392
Assessment Tools and Resourcesp. 394
Discipline Prevention and Interventionp. 399
Book Report Alternativesp. 401
Artistic Birthday Buddies Projectp. 403
Arts-Based Field Tripsp. 404
Websitesp. 406
School Registry of Arts-Based Schoolsp. 407
Arts-Based Children's Literaturep. 409
Seed Strategies Indexp. 420
Subject Indexp. 423
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