5 Literacy Strategies for the Art Room: Connect with literature without sacrificing art time!

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5 Literacy Strategies for the Art Room: AME 070

Are you using literacy strategies in your art room? If you are, you know how effective they can be for engaging students, connecting content areas with your lessons and providing an opportunity for children to analyze art.

If you’re not sure, you might be surprised with how easy you can adapt simple literacy strategies in your art room—so easy in fact, that you might be using some without even knowing it!

My guest today is Marisa Gebert. If her name sounds familiar, that’s because she is chief curriculum creator at Team Sparkle. Marisa aligns Common Core, Visual Art Standards, plus assessments and writing exercises into our Sparklers Club lessons. And, she is the architect behind the done-for-you art curriculum inside the Sparklers Club.

She earned her Masters degree in education with an emphasis on literacy and is one smart cookie.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Why books are a wonderful way to introduce an art lesson
  • How to have your students caption their artwork
  • You can support the skills students are learning in Language Arts by encouraging students to tell a story about their artwork
  • How to teach Elements of Art and Principles of Design through journaling in the art room.
  • Why you should incorporate a word wall into your art room

LISTEN TO THE SHOW

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DOWNLOAD THIS ART RESOURCE GUIDE:

LINKS & RESOURCES

Art Made Easy 048  with Marisa Gebert

Deep Space Sparkle Facebook Page

The Three Musicians: A Children’s Book Inspired by Pablo Picasso by Veronique Massenot & Vanessa Hie

Gunslingers & Outlaws Lesson from DSS

Ashley Bryan Home Page

Beautiful Blackbird by Ashley Bryan

High Museum of Art, Atlanta

50 Early Childhood Literacy Strategies (Teaching Strategies Series) by Janice J. Beaty

Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas by Sharon Kane

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