ERIC Number: ED395845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
BCATA Journal for Art Teachers, v31 n1 May 1991
These articles focus on art as a component of interdisciplinary integration. (1) "Integrated Curriculum and the Visual Arts" (Anna Kindler) considers various aspects of integration and implications for art education. (2) "Integration: The New Literacy" (Tim Varro) illustrates how the use of technology can facilitate cross-curricular integration. (3) "Secrets in the Garden" (Gail Duthie) presents five lesson plans from a theme unit on food and botany. These link art, language arts, and science through hands-on science activities. (4) "Connecting Commonalities" (Sharon McCoubrey) gives a visual model, example, and explanation of what an integrated unit might look like. (5) "Integration" (Kit Grauer) presents further implications for the arts and integrated disciplines. (6) "Masks, an Integrated Theme Unit" (Pamela Wallis) includes lesson plans that involve art/language arts, music, movement, mime, social studies, and mathematics/science in the integrating theme. The last article (7) "Drawing in the Integrated Curriculum" (Bob Steele) presents drawing as a basic language and form of representation that has application in all subject areas. (MM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Fine Arts, Foreign Countries, Freehand Drawing, Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Music Activities, Science Activities, Social Studies, Thematic Approach, Visual Arts
British Columbia Art Teachers' Association, Provincial Specialist Association of the BCTF, 100-550 West Sixth Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 4P2, Canada.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Art Teachers Association, Vancouver.
Identifiers - Location: Canada