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Art in Story


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Using the book, Art in Story, teachers, parents, grandparents, and all those working with children, can develop their love for art by simply telling them wonderful stories.

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Marianne C. Saccardi, former elementary teacher, is a literacy consultant and adjunct faculty member Norwich Community College and College of New Rochelle.


"Covering from prehistoric art to computer art, this information-packed book is filled with lessons, stories to share, and journal, art and drama activities to engage children. Each chapter includes sections devoted to standards-aligned curriculum connections and lists of annotated book selections." - Curriculum Connections
"When money is tight--even under the No Children Left Behind Act--art programs in elementary schools seem to become scarce. Saccardi has come to the rescue by creating a wonderful guide to art history of many cultures from around the world and by providing art activities that reflect these cultures, which can further the objectives of other parts of the curriculum....Each country begins with a story from its culture, which teachers can read to the students, followed by a cultural arts project, along with integrative activity suggestions and a bibliography of useful resources. This is a major collection of ideas for art teachers, teacher-librarians, and classroom teachers who want to enrich learning beyond the drag of drill, drill, drill. Highly recommended." - Teacher Librarian
"Saccardi uses her own experiences as a former elementary school and college teacher to demonstrate how to use stories to teach art history to elementary school children, from art of the ancient world to the twenty-first century. Each chapter has background on the period or artist, a story, activities such as journal writing, suggestions for integration with other areas of curriculum, and resource lists for child to adult levels. New chapters in this edition cover Middle Eastern art (which contains the previous material on Egyptian art), and other material has been revised, including the bibliography. Activities have been linked to national standards. Saccardi is currently an educational consultant. Both subject and title indexes are included." - Reference & Research Book News

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