The Art Teacher's Book of Lists, Grades K-12

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-11-30
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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A revised and updated edition of the best-selling resource for art teachers

This time-tested book is written for teachers who need accurate and updated information about the world of art, artists, and art movements, including the arts of Africa, Asia, Native America and other diverse cultures. The book is filled with tools, resources, and ideas for creating art in multiple media. Written by an experienced artist and art instructor, the book is filled with vital facts, data, readings, and other references,

-Each of the book's lists has been updated and the includes some 100 new lists

-Contains new information on contemporary artists, artwork, art movements, museum holdings, art websites, and more

-Offers ideas for dynamic art projects and lessons

Diverse in its content, the book covers topics such as architecture, drawing, painting, graphic arts, photography, digital arts, and much more.

This thoroughly revised and updated edition of the acclaimed The Art Teacher's Book of Lists offers a practical yet comprehensive guide to everything arts educators need to know—from art history basics to a wealth of project ideas that will transform art learners into art lovers.

This dynamic resource includes more than 125 projects that art teachers, from novice to veteran, can use as everyday lessons. To enhance students' experience and fit with existing lesson plans, many projects combine art with science, math, language arts, and social studies. In each chapter, veteran art instructor Helen Hume describes the historical, cultural, and educational aspects of teaching art and offers tips on everything from photographing art to creating books.

Designed for busy educators, each of the book's lessons offers a description of the necessary preparation, explores interdisciplinary connections, gives clear instructions, and lists alternative projects. There are also tips on adapting projects for children with special needs and students at different grade levels.

The Art Teacher's Book of Lists, Second Edition helps art teachers encourage creativity in their students and integrate winning ideas into their lessons while aligning them with National Standards.

Praise for The Art Teacher's Book of Lists, Second Edition

"This book should top your list of 'must have' art education references. Whether I'm in need of a lesson idea or facts about an artist or art style, I'm continually amazed at the amount of information packed into this book. I always keep it within easy reach."-Rick Peterson, art educator, Nixa Schools, Nixa, MO

"Hume packs decades of experience into her lists so that teachers old and new have a solid resource for creating lesson plans, bulletin boards, timelines, activities, and much more! It's like sitting down with a mentor who shares information that really works. You wouldn't believe what these lists can answer for you!"-Christie Berrier, art specialist, Atlantis Elementary School, Cocoa, FL

-100+ NEW lists

-350+ art project ideas

-Art history timelines

-Reproducible handouts

Author Biography

Helen D. Hume is an art educator, artist, and author who has taught students in kindergarten through college. Her books include The Art Teacher's Survival Guide for Elementary and Middle Schools, Second Edition and The Art Lover's Almanac.

Table of Contents

About the Author
Basic Information for The Art Teacher
Quotations About Art for the Classroom
Websites Especially for the Art Teacher
Acronyms for the Art Teacher
Art Definitions
Pronunciation Guide
Artists' Birthdays (Contemporary Artists Added)
Elements of Art
Principles of Design
National Visual Arts Standards (K-4)
National Visual Arts Standards (5-8)
National Visual Arts Standards (9-12)
Selected Glossary from the National Visual Arts Standards
The Big Idea
DBAE: Discipline-Based Art Education
Tips on Writing Art Lesson Plans
Sample Art Lesson Plan
Assessment Strategies
Creating a Scoring Guide
Accommodations in Art for Special Needs Students
Gifted and Talented Students in the Visual Arts
A Vital and Visible Art Program
Involve Families in Your Art Program
Public Relations and Photography Guidelines
Publicity Photography
Tips on Photographing Artwork: Digital or Film
Writing Art-Related Articles for Publication
Safety Reminders for the Art Room
Weight and Measure Equivalents
Museums and Educational Collections
Preparing Students for a Museum Visit
Museums Devoted to the Work of One Artist
International Artists' Homes or Museums
Museums with Special Folk Art Collections
Museums of Decorative Arts and Contemporary Crafts
Museums with Special Ancient and Classical Art Collections
Museums with Outstanding Photographic Collections
Asian Art in American and International Museums
American and International Jewish Museums
Museums of Art and Architecture
African American Art Museums
American Museums with Special Emphasis on Hispanic Art
Museums That Specialize in American Western Art
Art Museums and Collections in the United States
Major Museums in Other Countries
Artists and Art History
Art and Culture, 35,000-500 BC
Art and Culture, 500 BC-AD 500
Art and Culture, AD 500-AD 1000
Art and Culture, 1000-1500
Art and Culture, 1500-1750
Art and Culture. 1750-1875
Art and Culture, 1875-1950
Art and Culture, 1950-Present
What Did It Sell For?
Timelines of Art History
Looking at Art and Talking About It
Looking at Sculpture
Art Appreciation Activities
Group Art Appreciation Activities
Aesthetic Discussions
Art Criticism Questions
Classicism and Romanticism in Art
Greek and Roman Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes
Seventy-Five Mythological Paintings
Fifty Famous Art Objects
Art History and Artists
Contemporary Artists
Famous Women Artists
African American Artists
Diverse Cultures
Introduction. Having a Multicultural Art Program
North American Timeline
Native American Timeline
Mexico, Central, and South American Timeline
African Timeline
Middle Eastern Timeline
Oceanic Timeline
Asian Timeline
International Holidays
National and Religious Holidays in Countries Around the World
Religious Holidays and Festivals in Various Cultures
Heritage Months in the United States
Body Art
Universal Symbols
Universal Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts Projects from Many Cultures
Native American Artists
Native American Craft Specialties by Region
Rock Art Sites to Visit
Famous Hispanic Artists
Middle Eastern Artists
Well-Known Artists from Oceania
Asian Artists
Japanese Historical Periods
Chinese Dynasties
Literature and Supply Resources
Really Useful Reference Books for Art Teachers
Art Magazines
Visual Art Book Publishers
Where to Find Visual Art Images
Purchased Educational Games
Hollywood Films About Artists
Documentary Films About Artists and Art Appreciation
Definitions of Art Tools and Materials
Art Supply Resources in the United States
Materials and Equipment Needed for Art Classes
Paper Definitions
Types of Paper
Graphic Design Tools (Non-Digital)
Cutting Equipment
Adhesives and Related Materials
Clips and Fasteners
Equipment and Materials for Papier Maché
Collage Equipment and Materials
Book-Making Equipment and Definitions
Drawing Materials
Drawing Definitions
Painting Materials
Painting Definitions
Color Pigments
Types of Paint
Watercolor Equipment
Printmaking Materials
Printmaking Definitions
Cheap Substitutes for Expensive Materials
Where to Find Useful Art Materials for Little Money
Recycling for Teachers of Art
Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking Arts
Quotations About the Graphic Arts
Famous Artists and Their Subjects
Great Themes in Painting
Painting a School Mural
Plein-Air Painting
Master Painters and Examples of Their Work
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Artists
Music to Paint By
Artists Especially Known for Their Drawings
Printmaking Timeline
Famous Printmakers
Photography and Digital Arts
Quotations About Photography
Events in Photography
Photo Secession, 1905-1917
Group F.64 Photographers, 1932-c.1936
Farm Security Administration Photographers, 1935-c. 1941
Painters and Photography
Fifty Famous Contemporary Photographers
Fifty Master Photographers and Masterworks
One Hundred Notable Photographers
Historical Photo Terms
Photo-Appreciation Activities
Photographic Controls, Equipment, and Definitions
Creating Beauty
Photography Assignments
Photojournalism Assignments
Suggested Subjects for Photography
Terms Used in Computer Graphics
Digital Graphics Photography Projects
Computer Graphics Without a Camera
Video Definitions
Using a Video Camcorder
Video Camcorder Projects
Video Storyboard
Sculpture and Ceramics
Sculpture Definitions
Materials and Equipment for Sculpture
Hardwoods and Softwoods for Carving
Safety Reminders for Sculpture
Important Sculptures by Unknown Artists
Fifty Master Sculptors and Examples of Their Work
Famous Sculptors, Listed by Country
One Hundred Public Art Pieces
Ceramics Definitions
Equipment and Materials for Ceramics
Teaching Ceramics
Decorating Methods for Ceramic Vessels
Famous Ceramics Artists
Quotations About Architecture
Architectural Terms
Architectural Elements
Famous Architects and Buildings Around the World
Contemporary Architecture
Frank Lloyd Wright Houses and Buildings Open to the Public
Building Innovations from Many Cultures
American Building Styles
American Museum-Houses by General Style
State Capitol Buildings and Their Architects
Vernacular Architecture
Eccentric Architecture
Art Projects
Subject Ideas
Better Composition
Ways to Change an Object in a Composition
One-Hour Projects
Ten Ideas for Combining Art with Language Arts
Fifteen Ideas for Combining Art with Math
Ten Ideas for Combining Art with Science
Ten Ideas for Combining Art with Social Studies
Art Field Trips
The Face
The Human Figure
Colored Pencils
Mixed Media
Painting Information
Finger Painting
Oil and Acrylic
Graphic Design
Papier Maché
ook Arts
iber Arts
Schools and Careers In Art
Preparing an Admissions Portfolio
Careers in Art
Degrees Available in Art and Related Fields of Study
Abbreviations for Art(s) Degrees
Independent Art Schools and Art Institutes
American Art Schools, Colleges, and Universities
Summer Programs for High School Juniors and Seniors
Professional Summer Development for Teachers
Credit Notes
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Perfect for new teachers May 14, 2011
Great resource for all artistic endeavors. I highly recommend this book it contains information for all types of art, how too, materials needed, history, almost everything you could imagine from a-z. Great book, It gives lots of ideas for art projects. Ecampus provided excellent customer service, therefore, I will, without a doubt purchase books from this company in the future.
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