Explorations in Art: A Community Connection

A Community Connection, Student Book 1ST ED Zoom
Product Number: 882-5
ISBN: 978-08719-2882-5
Page Count: 364
Size: 8 1/2 x 10 7/8"
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A Community Connection, Student Book 1ST ED
Marilyn G. Stewart and Eldon Katter
Student Book Features
  • 9 theme-based units focusing on a big idea such as Nature or Messages
  • Brilliant images from diverse historical and contemporary artists
  • 54 studios with stellar examples of student artwork
  • Artist biographies
  • Art criticism of fine art and student artwork
  • Step-by-step technique illustrations
  • Illuminating timelines provide visual context
  • Global View lessons focus on cultures around the world

Each Unit is organized around four Student Learning Objectives:
  • Learn about artworks
  • Learn how artists communicate
  • Experience the theme as artists
  • Experience the theme as viewers of art

Introduce your students to fundamental art concepts in the inviting opening section, “An Introduction to Art.”
  • Present—through inspiring images and simple text—art’s forms and purposes, subjects, themes, and media
  • Review the elements of art and principles of design

Review basic skills, techniques, and concepts through the clear, comprehensive Student Handbook.
  • Revisit art concepts, including elements and principles
  • Study a simplified chronology of Western art styles and movements
  • Refer to safety information and art forms

Reinforce concepts and skills through 54 engaging Studio Explorations.
  • Skills and techniques lessons support content at point-of-use
  • Studio Explorations in every unit focus on thoughtful, relevant use of art concepts, techniques, and elements and principles
  • Carefully chosen fine art and student artwork support the text
  • Art criticism exercises hone students’ skills in critical and analytical thinking

Table of Contents:
An Introduction to Art
Unit 1: Art and Messages
Unit 2: Art and Daily Life
Unit 3: Art and Belonging
Unit 4: Art and Place
Unit 5: Art and Nature
Unit 6: Art and Change
Unit 7: Art and Celebration
Unit 8: Art and Making a Difference
Unit 9: Art and New Directions
Student Handbook

This comprehensive video takes you through a complete chapter of A Personal Journey, providing a complete overview of the lessons and teacher support provided in Explorations in Art Middle School. Teacher content includes connections to language arts and core academic subjects, comprehensive differentiated instruction, and practical teaching tips.