Our district went with Davis' Adventures in Art a few years ago, but we had a set of Connections in the office and I always liked it more--it seemed to be a bit more classic and intelligent in the incorporation of art history. I probably should start investing in some of the middle school teachers' editions for my own classroom.
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>Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 18:56:31 -0400
>From: "Rick Larson" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Art Series Books
>To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sarah, we just got our new adoption materials. We went with the SRA Art
>Connection series. A very good one- but you need the visuals- they have
>posters, but our old edition had overhead transparencies- which I feel was
>an efficient way to get them to analyze art. I went through all of the
>adoption materials out there. Here is the link-
>http://www.mcgrawhill.ca/school/imprints/sra/fine+arts/art+connects+features.php >Feel free to contact me off list if you have further ques.
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>From: "Sarah Critzman" <email@example.com>
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>Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 4:08 PM
>Subject: [teacherartexchange] Art Series Books
>> Our school is giving us money to buy textbooks with -
>> our plan is just to buy a teacher edition of a K-8
>> series. Any suggestions of a good series out there? I
>> have no idea whats good or bad, judging by the
>> Sarah in WI
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