What specifically do you mean by "reading a work of art"?
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From: "Pam" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Learning to read a work of art ---
> On the contrary. I am saying that learning to read a work of art is
> validation of the importance of what art teaches. If a student learns this
> skill early in life, what a wonderful gift the teacher has imparted.
> Not every child (or college student for that matter) has the good fortune
> to be taught these essential skills.
> I absolutely believe that the skills developed by learning to read a work
> of art transfer to skills of language arts and reading. The kicker is that
> is impossible to determine the depth of the correlation and therefore it
> is difficult to gather hard data.
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