This handbook offers elementary teachers a rich clay curriculum that includes objectives, interdisciplinary links, enrichment tips, and evaluation criteria. Starting with the basic methods of pinch, coil, and slab building, children will learn the skills and concepts necessary for a solid foundation of experience with clay. t 134 pp., 100 ill., 70 c.
Table of Contents:
Introduction Part One: First Forays into Clay1. Fundamentals2. First Steps3. Applying the Fundamentals4. Adding on New ExperiencesPart Two: Pinch and Coil Combinations5. A Pinch Pot and Coil Combination6. Advanced Creatures7. Animals at Work8. The Watering Hole9. Egg-Form CreationsPart Three: Slab Building10. Basic Handbuilding Techniques and Glazes11. An Interdisciplinary Unit12. An Easy Slab-Building Lesson for Beginners13. A Paper and Clay Collaborative Project14. An individual or Group Project15. Exploring Pottery Forms and Surface Designs16. Facial Expressions17. Cone-shaped Creations18. A Slab and Coil Combined Critter19. A Clay Project with a StatementPart Four: Clay and Printmaking20. Printmaking through Clay21. Clay and Printmaking22. Relief Block PrintingPart Five: Sound in Clay23. Melodic Rings and Musical Pinch Pots24. The Sounding CreationsPart Six: Large Group Projects25. Neptune Charges Forth26. Serving up the Masters
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