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Observation Drawing With Children,9780807736913

Observation Drawing With Children

Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 11/1/1997
Publisher(s): Teachers College Pr
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This book offers teachers guidance in helping children develop the mental and physical abilities used in the discovery and creation of meaning through drawing by: Giving students extensive experience with materials; Keeping in mind developmental guidelines; Planning lessons with clearly defined objectives and in carefully crafted sequence; Choosing objects suitable for the given age group and appropriate to lesson objectives; Fostering aesthetic qualities; Motivating and responding to children as they draw. Each chapter begins with a Developmental Framework that will help teachers keep developmental characteristics in mind when planning art curricula. The book contains 23 detailed Lesson Plans for classes ranging from Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. Each plan includes the Objective, the Materials to be used, the Room Arrangement, Motivational Dialogue in the form of teacher's questions and children's responses, Evaluation of the results, and suggested Extensions. Examples of children's drawings accompany each lesson.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
What Is Drawing?p. 1
Teaching Children to Draw from Observationp. 15
Kindergartenp. 25
First and Second Gradesp. 42
Third and Fourth Gradesp. 65
Fifth and Sixth Gradesp. 86
Conclusionp. 108
Referencesp. 113
About the Authorsp. 117
Indexp. 119
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