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Why Incorporate Reading?
What Does Reading Look Like? 7:51
Reading in the Art Classroom 13:15
Collaborating with Colleagues 6:56
Content Connections 6:28
Reading Resources 3:10
Reading in the Art Room
Text Comprehension in the Art Room 5:02
Vocabulary Strategies 4:11
Reading Strategies with Art
Art in Regular Classrooms 5:26
Building Fluency 3:39
Building Vocabulary 4:50
Art Projects that Incorporate Reading
Mixed Media Monsters 11:25
Story Quilts 8:24
Repeated Reading Drawings 5:18
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
4 PD Hours
1 Understand reading vocabulary and how reading levels are met and determined.
2 Learn how to connect with content teachers to support student learning in reading.
3 Discover a wide variety of strategies and projects to use with your students in the art room to support reading comprehension and fluency.
The art classroom is a natural and ideal place for students to practice and develop their literacy and reading skills. Regardless of reading levels, students can further their comprehension, fluency, and love of reading while creating and learning about art. Join elementary art teacher and reading specialist Joel Scholten as he shares practical and feasible strategies for incorporating reading into the art classroom. Whether you already have a robust reading library and literacy toolkit or have never read aloud to your class before, this PRO Pack will help you understand and implement reading strategies to use with your students.
2. Curriculum Approaches
A. Integrates knowledge of a variety of approaches when planning content
B. Selects printed and digital instructional resources for classroom use
C. Develops questioning techniques to encourage higher-order thinking skills
C. Values how the arts connect with other disciplines and provides opportunities to experience those connections
13. Professional Practice
C. Partners with other professional educators
Elementary Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Joel is an elementary art teacher in Elkhorn, Nebraska. He holds an MA in Reading and Literacy and believes that literacy and the arts are deeply interwoven. Joel believes that a successful art room balances exploration, expression, and skill development.