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