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Re: graphic arts

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Christine and Robert Broyles (rebcab)
Thu, 07 Aug 1997 23:04:00 -0400

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Art and Music by Zane Publishing includes: Romanticism, Surrealism and
20th Century.
History through Art by Zane includes: Ancient Greece and Rome, The
Middle Ages and The Renaissance.
History through Art Zane Home Library includes: The Baroque,
Romanticism, Impressionism, the Pre-Modern Era and the Enlightenment.

I have found that the best way to introduce these programs is to have a
scavenger hunt sheet where teams of students look for items throughout
the Rom collection.
They hunt for things like still life with lots of food, painting with
red as dominant color, statue of famous person, etc. The students as a
team decided on the best selection and wrote the name of the work and CD
it was on next to the item they were hunting for.
Gave sets of drawing angles that I picked up at the Dollar store to team
with most items found. In case of a tie, a teacher (with planning period
during this class) from another classroom stopped by and picked one out
of a box.
The other teachers often stop in the art room to just walk around and
see what the kids are doing. they check through the window and see if it
is ok to come in. They have found that it is nice to see students in a
different environment-particularily the kids that excel in art and not
in academics. It reinforces the modalities of learning better than an
book many have read.

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