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Art in the Primary School : Subject in the Primary School Series - John Lancaster

Art in the Primary School

Subject in the Primary School Series

Paperback Published: 3rd May 1990
ISBN: 9780415042420
Number Of Pages: 160

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Art has always been an important part of the primary school experience. It is now one of the foundation subjects in the National Curriculum. In this book, John Lancaster helps teachers rise to the challenge of art for young children. He encourages thought about the purpose of art teaching, and at the same time provides a wealth of project ideas and helpful advice on how to organize art, craft and design in the primary classroom. The book, fully illustrated with charts and black and white plates, gives practical advice on how to: define suitable objectives and plan lessons so as to achieve them make the best use of natural and man-made resources within and outside the classroom present children's work effectively by display throughout the school encourage aesthetic awareness and art knowledge by a study of the historical and cultural aspects Organise and benefit from visits to local art galleries approach assessment of children's art and craft activities This is a basic philosophical and practical guide which will give confidence to new teachers and fresh ideas to their more experienced colleagues.

Series Editor's Prefacep. x
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Art in the Primary Schoolp. 3
The Framework for Planning Art Activitiesp. 18
Planning What to Teachp. 42
Organizing Art within the Primary Curriculump. 67
Art in Schoolp. 82
Art outside the Classroomp. 100
Some Ideasp. 112
Project Work Based upon Heraldryp. 125
Two Case Studiesp. 130
Brief Glossary of Termsp. 140
Bibliographyp. 141
Indexp. 146
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ISBN: 9780415042420
ISBN-10: 0415042429
Series: Subject in the Primary School Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 3rd May 1990
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.3  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1