ERIC Number: ED033498
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Art Integration: A Teaching Program for the Mentally Retarded.
Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Special Education Curriculum Development Center.
To aid the teacher of the mentally retarded in integrating art into other subject areas, two sample projects and two five-lesson units with core activities, one on clothing and one on the state of Iowa, are presented. In addition, suggestions for teachers are listed along with the expectations of normal children and the basics of good art. Directions are given for the use of the media of clay, fingerpaint, watercolor, tempera, crayon, paper, and other materials; craft projects and ideas for core area activities are proposed. Appendixes list art materials, supply and equipment companies, and books for both teachers and children. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document]. (JD)
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Art Materials, Core Curriculum, Exceptional Child Education, Handicrafts, Instructional Materials, Mental Retardation, Teaching Methods
Special Education Curriculum Development Center, W-305 East Hall, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. 52240
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Special Education Curriculum Development Center.