Teaching English Through Art

Teaching English Through Art

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ISBN: 9781933407906
Grades: 2-10

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Category Description for Other Writing Programs:

These materials contain both instruction and writing assignments but are not as broad in scope (types of writing) as the comprehensive programs.




Category Description for WRITING PROGRAMS:

These materials may offer some light grammar instruction, but the focusis mainly on writing of all types.




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Category Description for Teaching English Through Art:

Incorporating art into English - particularly writing - can be both a motivational tool and useful for increasing a student's understanding and retention. Teaching English Through Art provides solid coverage of all aspects of writing for middle schoolers - parts of sentences, kinds of sentences, sentence structure, paragraph structure, types of paragraphs, story-writing, dialogue, literary devises, creating mood, letters, poetry, and biographical sketches. Rather than detailed instruction in each of these areas, art examples are provided that illustrate or stage a situation and the student is encouraged to expand from the example into original composition. Take for instance, the lesson on caricature. Visually, as an art example, we're familiar with this type of cartoon-like drawing of a person's face. However, a character in a story can be a caricature as well, exhibiting an extreme of personality or behavior. While people with exaggerated personality traits exist in real life, it's in writing that they're most prevalent, and learning to identify caricatures as well as produce them can be a valuable skill.

The author, Sharon Jeffus, is both an art instructor and a former English teacher. The student is expected to compile a Writing Portfolio based on suggestions/assignments from the course. Coverage is broad in terms of writing, covering all the essential strands of writing plus a smattering of mechanics. This 90 page course could be used as the writing component of an English/Language Art course or it could be used as a once a week or occasional supplement to your traditional program. It would be a good break from a traditional program and could be used with several children at one time. ~ Janice




Primary Subject
English/Writing
Grade Start
2
Grade End
10
ISBN
9781933407906
Author
Rich & Sharon Jeffus
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Visual Manna
Weight
0.6 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.25"
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"Because now I will be teaching Arts classes to middle school students."
Cynthia B on Sep 16, 2017
"Because now I will be teaching Arts classes to middle school students."
Cynthia B on Sep 16, 2017
Love art.
Joanne L on Jul 7, 2017
Love art.
Joanne L on Jul 7, 2017
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