Curriculum Const & Assmt: Visual And Performing Arts –
This course defines and provides a context for teaching and assessing students in the area of visual and performing arts based on scope, sequence, and national and state standards. An emphasis is placed on integrating art across the curriculum.
Integrating Visual and Performing Arts into the Classroom
Create a standards-based unit of study that integrates visual or performing arts with other content areas.
Evaluate authentic uses of the Arts in the classroom.
Develop materials-management strategies for use in Arts instruction.
Analyze issues of classroom behavioral management during Arts instruction.
Defining Visual and Performing Arts Content
Defend the necessity and value of visual and performing arts in the elementary curriculum.
Analyze a work of visual, musical, or performance art using the elements and principles of design.
Use appropriate vocabulary to identify and describe visual and performing arts.
Explain the four components of quality Arts programs: criticism, history, production, and aesthetics.
Identify national and state standards in visual arts, dance and movement, music, and drama.
Integrating Visual and Performing Arts into the Curriculum
Describe the importance of curriculum mapping in planning and preparation.
Examine successful planning and preparation for visual and performing arts integration.
Create a variety of assessments that appropriately address established Arts-lesson objectives.
Create an authentic, standards-based, production-oriented Arts lesson plan.
Distinguish among the historical periods in the Arts.
Visual and Performing Arts Resources, Materials, and the Diverse Learner
Identify relevant, useful technology tools and community resources for integrating Art into classroom instruction.
Evaluate visual and performing arts materials and equipment that are appropriate for classroom instruction.
Repurpose materials to accommodate diverse learners.
Identify strategies for integrating Art into the curriculum to accommodate diverse learners.
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