ROLE OF ART AND LITERATURE ON CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT (Name) (Institution) Annotated Bibliography: Role of Art and Literature on Curriculum Development Anderson K. & Overy K. (2010). Engaging Scottish young offenders in education through music and art. International Journal of Community Music 3(1) 47-64. This study examines the use of music and art classes as a way of engaging young offenders in education. Through this study the author can assess the possibility of such music and art having an impact on these young offenders’ academic performance self-esteem behavior and even literacy skills. The Author also wants to understand the use of arts as an entry strategy to young offenders’ life who might have had a negative experience in education during their younger age. There was the use of three different groups that is art music and education control group to express their way of life. Art and music as well as literature usually make education simple in that that the most difficult concepts are broken down into a language that the kids can understand. Another key important is that art music and dance together with literature enable the students to remember what exactly they learnt. This is based on the reality that it creates special memories in the mind of the learners in that any time they hear the song or sees the dance moves or even that special piece of art then they can comfortably identify and remember what they learnt in class. It is therefore to state that despite the increased school budgets art music dance sporting activity and literature (Liberal Arts) should be made part of school curriculum since the pros weigh much better than cons. [...]
Present an argument that you could deliver to a school board or college that explains why the creation of art, music, dance, sporting activity and literature (Liberal Arts) should or should not be made a fundamental part of every school's pre-K to 12th-grade curriculum. Search for 5 credible Internet sources that support your argument. For your written assignment, you will list each source and write 3-5 sentences about each source. Then write a 300 (minimum) word summary of your argument.