This thesis explores the idea that the mural is a valuable tool that teachers should be encouraged to use. The mural project combines co-operative group work, history lessons, review of current events, social changes, and self evaluation. These public art forms are easily accessible because they can be found on the walls of many public buildings as well as on the Internet. The creation of a mural involves cross curricular learning in math, science, and the language arts.Students could plan and create a mural based on a lesson that coordinates with the curriculums of history, science, math or English. ... The use of proportion and graphing can be used to design and transfer the image to a wall. ... When my 4th grade students are studying reptiles in science, I collaborate with their classroom teacher and show them Rudolf Zallingera#39;s famous dinosaur mural aThe Age of the anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Mural as a Teaching Tool in Elementary Education|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|