Bring the arts back into the classroom with arts-based activities and strategies to use in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies instruction. This resource helps teachers to gain a better understanding of why and how to use the arts to reach and engage students. Developed to help motivate disengaged students, this professional resource provides activities, concrete examples, and stories from teachers already implementing art-based curriculum. The strategies are presented in categories that include: creative movement, storytelling, poetry, music, and visual arts. This resource supports the Common Core State Standards.