Using Art to Teach Writing Traits: Lesson Plans for Teachers (Paperback)
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The book will show how art can be used to teach the Traits of Writing. Each chapter will include a summary of each trait and art and writing lessons to demonstrate how to teach the trait.
About the Author
Elizabeth Stuart Whitehead taught elementary art for nine years and was the content specialist for art, theatre, and dance for Montgomery County Public Schools in Rockville, Maryland, for seven years. Currently, she is Visual Art Supervisor for Prince George's County Public Schools in Maryland. Prince George's County is a pioneer in Arts Integration (AI) with 75+ model schools and growing. Jennifer Klein is currently a reading specialist for Montgomery County Public Schools. Over the course of her career, she has worked as an elementary classroom teacher, gifted and talented teacher, staff developer, and teacher trainer for MCPS. Over the past several years, she has merged these passions to create after-school and summer workshops for children including the Artist/Readers' Workshop and the Artist/Writers' Workshop, and has also taught at the Rehoboth Art league in Rehoboth, Delaware.