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Apresyan, Armen. "French Cave Paintings Suggest Ancient Man was First Cartoonist."
News – Voice of Russia
. http://voiceofrussia.com/2012_06_13/77987173/ (accessed June 30, 2014). The "animation" quality of the cave paintings.
Asher, James J., and Carol Adamski.
Learning Another Language Through Actions
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Boudet, Jean, and Helen Isaacs.
The Lady and the Unicorn Tapestries: an Unsolved Enigma and an Endless Source of Fascination. [English ed.] Toulouse: le Peìreìgrinateur eìd., 1997. Comprehensive resource on the tapestries from the Cluny Museum.
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Australasian Journal of Early Childhood
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"CartoonStock - Cartoon Humor, Political Cartoons, Animations."
. http://www.cartoonstock.com/ Start class with a cartoon projected on whiteboard or screen. Keyword-search cartoons for cave paintings, Bayeux Tapestry, and tapestry. (Accessed July 13, 2014.)
Cavallo, Adolph S.
The Unicorn Tapestries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Harry N. Abrams, 1998. Oversized color reproductions of and explanations of the Hunt of the Unicorn and the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams
. DVD. Directed by Werner Herzog. Los Angeles, CA: Creative Differences Productions, Inc., 2011. Documentary of Herzog's exclusive expedition to film the Chauvet cave paintings which date back over 30,000 years.
Connecticut State Department of Education. "Connecticut Arts Curriculum Framework."
SDE: Curriculum & Instruction
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Connecticut State Department of Education. "Connecticut World Language Curriculum Framework."
SDE: Curriculum & Instruction
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. DVD. Directed by Jacques Willemont. Glenview, Ill.: Distributed by Crystal Productions, 1994. Documentary film of Lascaux cave, only images filmed since their closing in 1963.
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McCully, Emily Arnold.
The Secret Cave: Discovering Lascaux
. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2010. Excellent picture book with watercolor illustrations depicting the chance discovery of the Lascaux cave. Includes map, author's note, and bibliography. See Appendix 1 for adapted French text to accompany a "picture-walk" of this retelling of the story of Lascaux.
Moeller, Mary, Kay Cutler, Dave Fiedler, and Lisa Weier. "Visual Thinking Strategies = Creative and Critical Thinking."
Phi Delta Kappan
95, no. 3 (2013): 56-60.
Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw.
Mystery of the Lascaux Cave
. New York: Benchmark Books, 1999. Excellent resource for students. Includes timeline and map of Lascaux cave and region.
Rosier, James Tyler, Lawrence Locker, Jr., and Karen Z. Naufel. "Art and Memory: An Examination of the Learning Benefits of Visual-Art Exposure."
North American Journal of Psychology
15, no. 2 (2013): 265-278.
Rossetto, Marietta, and Antonella Chiera-Macchia. "Visual Learning is the Best Learning -- It Lets You Be Creative While Learning."
45, nos. 2/3 (2011): 35-40.
Rowsell, Jennifer, and Maureen Kendrick. "Boys' Hidden Literacies: The Critical Need for the Visual."
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
56, no. 7 (2013): 587-599.
The Cave of Lascaux: the Final Photographs
. New York: Abrams, 1987. Stunning oversize book featuring color photographs of the cave paintings as well as simple line drawings that students can reproduce for their projects.
Schliesman, Megan. "So Many Books…So Little Time."
11, no.9 (2014): 2-3.
Tapestries and Textiles
. New York: PowerKids Press, 2009. Includes easy-to-understand information on Bayeux and Lady and Unicorn tapestries, as well as explanations on how tapestries are made and how to make a simple tapestry project.
Tecco, Betsy Dru. "Lascaux Cave Paintings." In
How to Draw France's Sights and Symbols
. New York: PowerKids Press, 2004. 24. Step-by-step instructions on how to draw a horse from cave paintings.
Wilson, David M..
The Bayeux Tapestry: The Complete Tapestry in Color
. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2004. Includes large-scale color plates (54% of original size) of entire tapestry and map of south-east England and north-west France in 1066.
Willsher, Kim. "Lady and the Unicorn Tapestry Brought Back to Life."
, December 28, 2013. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/28/lady-and-unicorn-tapestry-restored Accessed July 17, 2014. Good description of restoration efforts and history of tapestries.
Wright, Andrew, and Roger Bowers.
Pictures for Language Learning
. Cambridge: University Press, 2006: 111.