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November 2011


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Clip & Save Art Print, "A Rearing Horse," Leonardo da Vinci (page 19-22)
Visit the following websites for more curricular content on Leonardo da Vinci:

Following are some online videos showing animals in motion:


Sailing the Seven C’s to Better Painting: Composition II (page 23)
Visit the Student Web page connected to this article:


36 Views of Mount Rainier (page 24)
See Katsushika Hokusai's "Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji":


The Circle Block Print (page 26)

>> Click Here << to download PDF's of the handouts mentioned in the article


Our Little Houses: From Folly Cove to Lake Elsinore (page 28)
To learn more about Virginia Lee Burton and about the Folly Cove Designers. visit:

View some of Virginia Lee Burton's textile designs:

Resources related to this article:

Burton, Virginia L. "Choo Choo: The Story of a Little Engine Who Ran Away." Houghton Mifflin Co., 1937.

Burton, Virginia L. "Katy and the Big Snow." Houghton Mifflin Co., 1943.

Burton, Virginia L. "The Little House." Houghton Mifflin Co., 1942.

Burton, Virginia L. "Maybelle the Cable Car." Houghton Mifflin Co., 1952

Burton, Virginia L. "Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel." Houghton Mifflin Co., 1939.

Cape Ann Historical Association. "Folly Cove Designers." Gloucester: Cape Ann Historical Museum, 2006.

Elleman, Barbara. "Virginia Lee Burton, A Life in Art." Houghton Mifflin Co., 2002.

“Folly Cove Designers: Yankee prints get national attention.” Life Magazine, Nov. 26, 1945.

Lundberg, C. & Fulton, R. "Virginia Lee Burton—A Sense of Place" (DVD). Red Dory Films & Searchlight Films, 2007.

Poldberg, M., Trainin, G., Andrzejczak, N. “The Impact of Visual Art Making on Academic Achievement.” Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2009.


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