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Lesson Plans and Resources for Arts Integration

Lesson Plans and Resources for Arts Integration
Tips for downloading: PDF files can be viewed on a wide variety of platforms -- both as a browser plug-in or a stand-alone application -- with Adobe's free Acrobat Reader program. Click here to download the latest version of Adobe Reader. Lesson Plans Sample arts-integration presentations, lesson plans, quizzes, and other documents from various teachers and classes at Bates Middle School. Back to Top Professional-Development Presentations Professional-development presentations provided by Pat Klos, arts-integration specialist for Anne Arundel County Public Schools in Annapolis, Maryland Arts-Integration Templates Blank templates for arts-integration documents used at Bates Middle School Additional Documents from Bates Middle School Maryland Department of Education Arts-Integration Glossary Glossary of arts-integration terms provided by Maryland's Department of Education Useful Websites on Arts Integration Bates Middle School - school's website

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