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Literature-Based Art & Music: Children's Books & Activities to Enrich the K-5 Curriculum

Literature-Based Art & Music: Children's Books & Activities to Enrich the K-5 Curriculum

by Mildred Knight Laughlin, Terri Parker StreetMildred Knight Laughlin


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Literature-Based Art & Music is both a guide to exciting books and a blueprint for rewarding activities that contribute to student achievement within elementary school programs. This book is the ideal handbook for achieving the goals of your curriculum, and an exciting addition to the Oryx Press Literature-Based Series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780897746618
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/25/1991
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 934,213
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 5 - 10 Years

About the Author

Mildred Knight Laughlin, now deceased, was a professor emeritus in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma, Norman. She coauthored with Letty Watt, Developing Learning Skills Through Children's Literature: An Idea Book for K-5 Classrooms and Libraries and with Patricia Kardaleff she wrote Literature-Based Social Studies: Children's Books and Activities to Enrich the K-5 Curriculum, both published by Oryx Press. Her education included a BA in English from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, MA in education from Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas, and a MLS and a PhD in education from the University of Oklahoma, Norman.

Terri Parker Street holds a BS in music education and a Master's of Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma, Norman. She taught music in elementary and secondary schools for 13 years and has presented workshops in the areas of music and the visual arts. She has been an elementary school library media specialist for the past five years.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Using Children's Literature in the Teaching of Art and Music ix

Part I: Art Programs 1

Chapter 1 Art: Kindergarten/Transition/First Grade 3

Color 3

Shape 8

Line and Texture 12

Space 18

Media and Methods 24

Chapter 2 Art: Second Grade/Third Grade 31

Color and Value 31

Shape and Space 38

Line and Texture 44

Media and Methods 49

Chapter 3 Art: Fourth Grade/Fifth Grade 57

Line and Texture 57

Style 63

Artists Old and New 71

Media and Methods 80

Part II: Music Programs 93

Chapter 4 Music: Kindergarten/Transition/First Grade 95Timbre 95

Pitch and Dynamics 99

Tempo and Rhythm 102

Form and Style 106

Chapter 5 Music: Second Grade/Third Grade 111

Timbre and Dynamics 111

Form and Style 116

Folk Songs Around the World 121

Chapter 6 Music: Fourth Grade/Fifth Grade 127

The Mechanics of Music 127

Form and Style 131

Composers and Musicians 141

Index 147

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