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Art Is Fundamental: Teaching the Elements and Principles of Art in Elementary School
This comprehensive art curriculum can easily be integrated into any teacher's existing instruction and provides thrilling and rewarding projects for elementary art students, including printmaking techniques, tessellations, watercolors, calligraphic lines, organic form sculptures, and value collages. Detailed lessons--developed and tested in classrooms over many years--buil ...more
ebook, 200 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Chicago Review Press
(first published January 1st 2008)
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Loved this book. Her tone is both conversational and serious and her passion for art shines through. Her knowledge is derived from years of experience in the classroom and even includes such basics as the best brand of crayon and the best way to structure clean-up. Lessons were very specific but also left room for adaptation. The book focuses on teaching the elements of art rather than the purpose of art or art history. Those topics are covered more in her other book, Art Matters, which is for t ...more
Mar 07, 2011 Rosanne rated it really liked it · review of another edition
I liked this book. It has a lot of good ideas. The author explains her theory of art education, and then she gives numerous lesson plans in a sequential order. She has many years of experience along with a big art budget!