I use the text as a supplement for visuals and reenforcement. Use
DAvis, Adventures in Art for 6th grade and the 7th grade book. There is
a big leap of reading and understanding level between 6th and 7th.
There is plenty of info. I use the elements and principles of art as my
curriculum focal point and then find products that teach that, from all
kinds of sources. Andi Cook in School Arts Mag is good and the magazine
is full of stuff. Josie in NM