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Artists Books & Arts Integration. Maria Barbosa. Book Arts Installation Art. works with. GAIN, Global Arts Integration Network (Director) Arts in Education, MD State Arts Council Kennedy Center Teaching Artist Young Audiences of Maryland Anne Arundel County Public Schools. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Responding to Diversity

Artists Books & Arts Integration

Maria Barbosa

Book Arts Installation Art

works with

GAIN, Global Arts Integration Network (Director)

Arts in Education, MD State Arts Council

Kennedy Center Teaching Artist

Young Audiences of Maryland

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Purpose of Workshop

Introduce an art form: Artists Books

Create Artists Book

Help students improve reading comprehension skills

Communicate in the visual mode

Organize ideas and thoughts

Rationale

Creating art work is a personal experience

Student uses personal resources to generate result

Book arts emphasize visual mode of communication

(WARNING: THIS WORKSHOP IS NOT ABOUT FOLDING PAPER!)

Knowledge ObjectivesSkills Objectives

Overview of WorkshopEnduring UnderstandingsEssential Questions

Activity 1

The Guess what? book

Organizing Thought

Making Inferences

Knowledge Objectives

That books help organize ideas and narratives

How students can use hand-made books to improve their reading comprehension skills such as making inferences

That visual communication is effective

Skills Objectives

Assemble one book structure

Use the book to organize thought

Use the book to help students question, determine importance, infer, and synthesize ideas

Communicate in the visual mode

Procedure Assembly

1

Assemble the "Guess what?" book

Form groups of 4-5 students

See diagram on page 17

Follow instructor's demonstration (with children, you may use a printed pattern)

The Book

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2

3

4

2, 3 & 4 Shapes

Color

2

Choose an object in the room

Determine what is the top, bottom, and side of your chosen object

Observe visual characteristics of the object (clues/attributes)

View from the top (use only shapes, no texture or shading) (3)

View from the bottom (use only shapes) (4)

Dominant shape in side view (2)

Dominant color (1)

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2

3

4

2, 3 & 4 Shapes

Color

3

Follow instructions on the flaps

Draw unerneath the flaps:

#1: Dominant color

#2: Dominant shape - side view

#3: Shapes seen on the top of the object

#4: Shapes seem on the the bottom of the object

4

Give new title to the book

Place title on the cover

Write your name and date on back cover

Procedure The Game

1

Discuss with group what should be included in the group's book

Create group's book

2

Exchange books with another group

3

Guess what object is described in the other group's book

Consult with the other group

Verify your answer

4

Back in original small groups

Discuss the success of your book and of your guess

Examine how clues helped decisions

Reflection Questions

FEEL

Do you feel that the Guess what? book could help your ESOL students improve their reading comprehension skills?

THINK

Thinking back on the activity, could you recall instances that would help students question, determine importance, infer, and synthesize?

TRANSFORM

What changes would you make to the Guess what? book activity to help your students?

Activity 2

Defining The Artists Book

Knowledge Objectives

What an artists book is

The difference between a book and artists book

The character of an art object

Skills Objectives

Identify an artists book

Differentiate between a book and an artists book

Identify an art object

Procedure: Defining the Artists Books

1

Examine the two books shown on page 25

Select the book you believe to be the artists book

2

Use the checklist on page 26 to identify the artist's book

Book #1

Book # 2

CHECKLIST Find the Artists BookDESCRIPTIONCRITERIABOOK 1BOOK 2The title and the images on the cover describe or suggest the most important idea in the bookMain IdeaThe text, images, and book structure describe or suggest the underlying statement the author is trying to conveyThemeThe text, images, and book structure are arranged to aid understandingOrganizationThe text, images, and book structure communicate the authors feelings and/or point of viewVoiceThe text, images, and book structure awake the viewers feelings (e.g., happiness, sadness, peacefulness)MoodThe book is a container of informationFunctionThe use of the elements of art (color, line, form, shape, space, texture, and value) strengthen the books theme, mood, and sequenceUse of elements of ArtThe images represent the mood, characters, and settingImage selectionThe book was assembled with the most careful attention to visual and structural detailCraftsmanshipThe artists book is

Criteria through images

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3

Share your findings with a group of 4 -5 teachers

4

On page 27, write what you believe to be the attributes of the artists book. Write your group conclusion on a large paper

Post the large paper for all to see. The list of attributes will be read aloud and discussed with the whole class.

Reflection Questions

FEEL

How do you feel an artists book is different from a common book?

THINK

Think about and write down a definition for artists books

TRANSFORM

Share the definition with your small group (4-5 teachers), and write a

group definition on a large paper. Your group will share their

definition in a classroom discussion.

Activity 3

Creating The Artists Book

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Knowledge Objectives

That artists sketch or create models before they work on their final work

That artists books are created by artists to express thoughts, feelings, and experiences

That artists question, probe, infer, make choices, consider cause and effect when creating artwork

That an art work is the synthesis of an artists thoughts, feelings, or experiences

That students can communicate visually

That we learn about the artist when looking at her/his artwork

Skills Objectives

Create a model of the artists book

Create an art object to express thoughts, feelings, and experiences

Question, probe, infer, and select effective images and composition

Combine (synthesis) and organize images into an artists book

Visually represent a central idea and a ground situation

Visually describe their neighborhood and home

Learn about other teachers

Procedure: Creating the Artists Book

1

See diagram on page 32 and exemplar

Follow instructor's demonstration

Observe that the house has an inside and an outside

Use printed pattern to assemble the book

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Second level

Third level

Fourth level

Fifth level

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2

Start by working on the outside of the book

Visualize your neighborhood and how your home fits in it

Think of what makes your neighborhood different from any other

Use the elements of art to represent your neighborhood

Place your house on the front of the book.

Make sure the opening of the book matches the opening of the house

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Work on the inside of the book

Think of what makes your favorite place in your home so special

Use the elements of art to represent your favorite place

Include yourself in the drawing

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Use checklist on page 33 to assure you have done everything you need to do

Use the analytical rubric on page 34 to see where you are in the process of creating the book

On page 35, write a title for your book, and, in a paragraph, describe what your book is about

Keep this information to yourself

CHECKLIST Creating the Artists BookDESCRIPTIONCRITERIAThe title and the images on the cover describe or suggest the most important idea in the bookMain IdeaThe text, images, and book structure describe or suggest the underlying statement the author is trying to conveyThemeThe text, images, and book structure are arranged to aid understandingOrganizationThe text, images, and book structure communicate the authors feelings and/or point of viewVoiceThe text, images, and book structure awake the viewers feelings (e.g., happiness, sadness, pea