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MEDIA ARTS

  

Mass Media and Popular Culture (Grades 10-12) by Barry Duncan
The text examines how the media presents images of global responsibility, race, and gender; explores advertising and public relations techniques; and considers the increasing impact media and popular culture have on our lives.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Harcourt Brace
ISBN: 0774701706
List Price: $58.95
Discount Price: $46.45 NEW

  

Literature & Media (Grade 11) by N. Anderson
The Nelson English 11 Teacher's Guides offer strategies, tools, and activities that save time and make planning easier.
Format: Softcover
Publisher: Nelson
ISBN: 0176197087
List Price: $50.95
Discount Price: $40.45 NEW

  

Echoes 11: Literature, Media, and Non-Fiction (Grade 11) by Artichuck
A full-colour multi-genre anthology designed for students in Grade 11 English. This anthology offers high-quality fiction, non-fiction and media, organized by both genre and theme, and written by highly-acclaimed Canadian and international writers. Each of the 7 units provides a wide variety of selections reflecting different forms and styles in the genre, and an engaging range of themes and topics.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195416309
List Price: $53.69
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VISUAL ARTS

  

Art (Grade 1)
This hardbound book places fine art and engaging text in your students' hands. Every lesson exposes your students to art and artists while studio activities provide them with opportunities to be artists through a variety of styles and media.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Scott Foresman Art/Pearson

ISBN: 0328080314
List Price: $50.88
Discount Price: $43.25 NEW

  

Introducing Art (Grades 6-8)
Invites students to see the ways in which artists from many cultures and eras have interpreted such subjects as nature, animals, people, places, objects, events, stories, celebrations, and fantasy. They'll learn about the elements and principles of art, as well as the media and techniques used to create art.
Format: Hardcover 
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 0078464994
List Price: $47.00
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Art in Focus (Grades 9-12)
An integrated, chronological approach to the study of art, Art in Focus demonstrates the interrelationships of aesthetics, art criticism, art history, and studio art.
Format: Hardcover 
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 0078685451
List Price: $102.12
Discount Price: $86.80 NEW

  

Art Talk (Grades 9-12) by Rosalind Ragans
ArtTalk integrates lessons in Perception, Creative Expression, Historical and Cultural Heritage, and Evaluation to form a comprehensive approach to art that helps every student - regardless of their learning style - think more creatively, make better decisions, even learn the art of self discipline.
Format: Hardcover 
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 0078305993
List Price: $105.82
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Ways of Seeing by John Berger
Examines the social implications and psychological impact of the images and conventions of modern and classical artists.
Format: Paperback 
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0140135154
List Price: $21.00
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Themes and Foundations of Art
A blend of artwork from around the world and activities, and thematic teaching units will inspire your students as they engage in aesthetic inquiry, art criticism activities, art history experiences, and studio production. Students will see connections between different artists, styles, time periods, cultures, and art media and methods.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0538429739
List Price: $115.81
Discount Price: $98.44 NEW

  

Creating & Understanding Drawings
This comprehensive, discipline-based program provides an outstanding introduction to studio art, art criticism, and art history. As students learn to understand and appreciate the drawings of others, they'll also gain the knowledge and confidence to improve their own work.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0026622335
List Price: $87.07
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Understanding Art
Students will understand how historical, political, geographical, social, and religious events shape each culture's art and makes it unique. The text blends art history with cultural and social traditions, emphasizing the role of art in everyday life. The traditions of Western Europe are examined along with those of China, Japan, India, Native America, and Africa.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0026623595
List Price: $102.80
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Exploring Art by Rosalind Ragans
Exploring Art gives students insights into the ways artists are inspired, and the reasons they choose particular media to realize their artistic visions. From drawing and painting to architecture, graphic design, and photography, the chapters interweave compelling lessons on elements and principles of art, art history, and criticism with opportunities for studio production.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0078465141
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DRAMA

  

Basic Drama Projects by Fran Averett Tanner
Puts theatre arts students on their feet and performing. Each chapter consists of a complete activity project which gives students practical experiences in drama.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Clark Publishing

ISBN: 0931054567
List Price: $49.95
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Drama & Theatre Studies at AS/A Level by Jonothan Neelands
The text provides advice, information and excercises to help students study and make theatre, and the user-friendly text with illustrations, extensive glossary and highlighted key points aids the learning process.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Hodder Murray

ISBN: 0340758600
List Price: $43.95
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The Stage and the School by Schanker
Provides students and teachers with the tools needed to build key theater arts skills. Students receive instruction in classic training exercises, production techniques, and theater conventions.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0078616271
List Price: $103.69
Discount Price: $88.14 NEW

  

The Theatre: A Concise History by Phyllis Hartnoll
This history of theatre is worldwide in scope, ranging from its ancient origins to the variety of forms which it has taken in our own age. The book covers acting, direction, stagecraft, theatre architecture and design, and the evolution of dramatic literature. Format: Paperback
Publisher: Thames and Hudson

ISBN: 0500203121
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Living Theatre
Conveys the excitement and variety of theatre throughout time, as well as the dynamic way in which our interpretation of theatre history is informed by contemporary scholarship. Rather than presenting readers with a mere catalog of historical facts and figures, it sets each period in context through an exploration of the social, political and economic conditions of the day, creating a vivid study of the developments in theatre during that time.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0073514128
List Price: $114.00
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Theatre: Art in Action
Teaches theater through hands-on performance-based exercises that have students assume the roles of actor, director, designer, technician, producer, stage crew, publicist, etc., to gain an appreciation for and understanding of theater as an art form, today and through history.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0078616255
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Theatrical Design and Production by J. Michael Gillette
This is a comprehensive survey of the technical and design aspects of play production, including scene design and construction, lighting, sound, costume, and makeup. Health and safety precautions for the backstage crew appear throughout in boxes labeled “Safety Tips,” and “Design Inspiration” boxes show how professional designers create the desired look.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0072562625
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Exploring Theatre  
Focuses on the development of the total student, which includes self-confidence and the ability to work well with others; observe people and places more closely, and become more aware of the senses; learning basic acting skills such as improvisation, characterization, and stage movement; exploring a range of career opportunities in theater; understanding the various aspects of the production process; and studying special topics such as readers theater, and puppetry. Ideal for both middle and high school.

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 007861614X
List Price: $103.69
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MUSIC

  

The Complete Elementary Music Rudiments  by Mark Sarnecki This concise and easy-to-read workbook presents the material contained in the three Elementary Music Rudiments books-Preliminary, Grade 1, and Grade 2-in one complete volume.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: The Frederick Harris Music Company
ISBN: 0887977669
List Price: $34.95
Discount Price: $26.21 NEW

  

Spotlight on Music Grade 5 Teacher's Edition 
Contains in-depth lesson planners, including creative unit projects and portfolio assessment. Also includes comprehensive curriculum integration with related arts, reading skills, science, and social studies.

Format: Spiral-bound
Publisher: Macmillan McGraw Hill
ISBN: 0022956964
Discount Price: $199.95 NEW

 

  

Musicanada  
Musicanada is the best known and most widely used Canadian music program for schools. In Musicanada there is a wide range of activities for generalists as well as for those teachers who use the Kodaly approach. Orff activities and accompaniments for selected songs are also included in the program.

Format: Softcover
Publisher: Harcourt Canada
ISBN: 003923178X (Musicanada 3)
ISBN: 0039231798 (Musicanada 4)
ISBN: 0039231801 (Musicanada 5)
ISBN: 003923181X (Musicanada 6)
Discount Price: $21.25 USED

  

Music! Its Role and Importance In Our Lives (Grades 8-12)  
The focus of this book is upon the use and value of music in people's lives. It encourages students to view music in a social context rather than as abstract information to be learned for its own sake. It presents music as a natural and essential ingredient of one's own life and of human life in all cultures. This book was written for all students, not just those who sing in the chorus or play in the band or orchestra.

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Music Company
ISBN: 0078297567
List Price: $92.63
Discount Price: $78.74 NEW


DANCE

  

Eyewitness Dance 
Step-by-step sequences and glorious full-color photographs offer a unique "eyewitness" view of dance traditions - including the magical performances, stunning costumes and extraordinary talent of dancers.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher:
DK Publishing
ISBN: 0756610656
List Price: $19.99
Discount Price: $13.99 NEW

 

 

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