C&I

Curriculum and Instruction

Standard 3 - Responding To and Analyzing Works of Art

Students will respond critically to a variety of works in the arts, connecting the individual work to other works and to other aspects of human endeavor and thought.

Alternate Assessment for Students with Severe Disabilities


Movement

Key Idea: Students will express their understanding of dances they see, do and learn about. Students will acquire the basic vocabulary to talk about a variety of dance forms.

Performance Indicators

Students will:

  • explore words and symbols (kinetic, visual, tactile, aural and olfactory) that describe movement
  • express to others their understanding of specific dance performances

Music

Key Idea: Students will demonstrate the capacity to listen to and comment on music.

Performance Indicators

Students will:

  • through listening, tell what they liked or disliked about specific musical works and performances
  • learn about the basic elements of music such as melody, rhythm, harmony, dynamics, timbre, form, style, etc.
  • learn about the basic means by which the voice and instruments can alter pitch, loudness, duration and timbre

Theatre

Key Idea: Students will reflect on and discuss plays and theatrical performances, both live and recorded.

Performance Indicators

Students will:

  • discuss their understanding, interpretation, and evaluation of a theatrical performance

Visual Arts

Key Idea: Students will reflect on works of art. Students will learn about the visual characteristics of the natural and man-made environment and the social, cultural, psychological and environmental dimensions of the visual arts. Students will learn about the ways in which a variety of ideas, themes and concepts are expressed through the visual arts.

Performance Indicators

Students will:

  • learn about the features of selected works of art, such as the subject matter and the overall feeling of the work
  • identify a work of art as distinguished from other kinds of objects and discuss where works of art can be found such as in the home, in school or in a museum
  • learn about art elements (such as shape, texture, color) that are found in works of art and what they might express in a work of art
  • explore a theme that is part of the students' experience that is found in a work of art. Express that theme in another form such as movement or music or in composing a class story
Last Updated: June 25, 2015