Storytelling and Art
I have a request from another storyteller who is looking for ways to help art
teacher's incorporate storytelling into their curriculum. I did a quick
search on the net and came up with these links (listed below) that I thought
I would share with you. Does anyone else have ideas to blend art and the art
of storytelling? Many thanks for your suggestions.
Snow bound in lovely Massachusetts,
A terrific resource. The main site has a searchable database.
<A HREF=" http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/teaching_materials/curricula/curricula.cfm?subject_id=SOC">ARTSEDGE:Teaching Materials: Curricula, Lessons and Activities</A>
The LessonPlansPage. Lots of ideas here. This is one that could be used to
compliment some Australian tales.
<A HREF=" http://www.lessonplanspage.com/ArtAustralianAboriginalK6.htm">Inspired by Aboriginal Art Art Lesson Plan, Thematic Unit, Activity,
Worksheet, or Artistic Teaching Idea</A>
For the young ones.
<A HREF=" http://www.crayola.com/educators/lessons/display.cfm?id=402">Click here: Crayola Creativity Central</A>
Interesting use of Clay Animation
<A HREF=" http://seed.mainecenter.org/application/index.cfm?loc=viewpacket&type=adapt&ID=335">SEED Application</A>
A Story Told In Art
<A HREF=" http://www.nvo.com/ecnewletter/artunit/">Art Unit</A>
Lots of art lesson plans here that could be used to compliment a variety of
stories from different cultures.
<A HREF=" http://www.nwrel.org/sky/Library/Materials_Search/Lesson_Plans/Arts.html">The Library in the Sky - Community Resources</A>
This site is chock full of curriculum wide lesson plans. Many can be adapted
to include storytelling with the art projects. It has a good searchable
<A HREF=" http://www.askeric.org/">Welcome to AskERIC</A>
Here are just a few examples from AskEric:
<A HREF=" http://askeric.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/crossroads/sec3/gr3/unit1/u1g3l4.html">Unit I- Grade 3</A>
<A HREF=" http://askeric.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Language_Arts/Story_Telling/STT0200.html">Paul Bunyan</A>
http://askeric.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Health/Substance_Abuse_Prevention/SBA0200.html">Magic Bullets - An AskERIC Lesson Plan</A>
http://askeric.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Interdisciplinary/INT0114.html">Chicken Little Literacy/Art Lesson - An AskERIC Lesson Plan</A>