I once taught a class incorporating art,music and dance....the underlining
theme was :"rhythms" ...great place to incorporate art history of
Africa,mask making, several tribal dance themes and there are African games
to be found. Every culture can be explored through the thread of "rhythm"
From: christine kotarsky <ernst85>
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <artsednet>
Date: Thursday, July 13, 2000 11:05 AM
Subject: Art, PE, Drama, and Dance???
>I hope someone who reads this is a PE teacher or A Drama teacher or a Dance
>teacher, or knows someone or something to help.
>Next year my school (which only has 250 elem students)is going art
>intergrated. Excellent!!! In order for me to be full time I will be
>PE and art and gifted and tallented. I have a few hats to fill.
>I am so happy to be at this school but the PE drama and dance has me in a
>idea bind. The principal wants dance and drama included in the PE class.
>Plus I suppose the "gym" part. Competive sports is definaltelly not my
>I'm sure once a week wont be to hard and I plan on it to be fun, for me and
>the students. I will only be going into my second year of teaching and my
>area is art.
>Does anyone have some great advice for me? Any ideas on how to incorparate
>PE, art, dance, drama into some cool units? I thought of mask making in
>and native dance and music in PE.
>Any help will be so appreciated. Thanks CHristine
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