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Friday, January 15 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Pen and the Paintbrush: Teaching Literacy Through Art Analysis - AHS: Room# B13 FILLING

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Teachers in content areas other than the arts often avoid analyzing art. Perhaps they enjoy art but are unaware of how to look at art analytically. The following training will combine literacy and art by using Aristotle's rhetorical triangle to teach art and literary analysis. Rhetoric, usually used in the AP Language and Composition classroom and other English classes, can be used across content areas and at any level to teach visual, oral, written and reading literacy. Art, as a visual representation of an argument, is a unique way to increase interest in literary analysis. We will look at art through the lens of audience, subject, speaker, purpose, genre and .tone. A variety of examples of well-known art will be analyzed and paired with traditional and creative writing opportunities. Content area teachers will be encouraged to explore how science, history, English, math, and foreign language can explore art and teach rhetorical analysis and increase literacy along the way.

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Francesca Pataro

Francesca Pataro is an English teacher at Aiken High School where she has taught visual analysis in her English classes for several years.  She has found that students' interest in literature and reading can be increased by looking at the visual world first.  Mabry MacGregor is an art teacher at Aiken High School where she teaches art analysis at all levels.  The art content her students learn often extends into other... Read More →

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Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented Aiken High School
  • Session Length 60 minutes

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