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October 2012

   
           
         
           
     

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Article:

Eye-Catching Calacas  (page 18)

Click on the links below to view and download projects related to Day of the Dead
from past Arts & Activities issues:

“The Skeletons Halloween,” October 2010
http://pubdev.ipaperus.com/ArtsandActivities/AAOctober2010/?page=34

“Day of the Dead: Gracious Not Gruesome,” October 2007
http://www.artsandactivities.com/Itwkspg75/A100720.html

>> Click Here << To Download Skeleton Parts Handout

Article:

Grandma Moses Meets Eric Carle  (page 20)

View two of Grandma Moses’ artworks mentioned:

“Apple Butter Making,” 1947
http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/grandma-moses/apple-butter-making-1947#supersized-artistPaintings-251587

“Country Fair,” 1950
http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/grandma-moses/country-fair-1950#supersized-artistPaintings-251662

Article:

Clip & Save Art Print, "Thor Fishing for the Serpent of Midgard" (page 23)

A good version of the tale of Thor and the Midgard Serpent — excerpts from “The Prose Edda,” written by the Icelandic historian, Snorri Sturlason (1178–1241) — can be found at:  http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/thorserpent.html

The 1849 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem, “The Challenge of Thor,” can be found here:
http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/longfellow.html#challenge

Article:

Endangered Species: Real Life in Two Dimensions   (page 30)

Visit the U.S Fish & Wildlife Service’s Endangered Species Program Web page:
http://www.fws.gov/endangered/

Article:

Classroom Collaboration: A Quilt of Many Colors (page 32)

Visit quilt artist Eleanor McCain’s website:
http://www.eleanormccain.net/

Visit the “Dear Ada” blogspot:
http://dearada.typepad.com/


Article:

Artist of the Month: Johannes Vermeer (page 45)

Learn more about Vermeer and this month’s painting:
http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/tinfo_f?object=60

   
                         
           
                         
 
 
 

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