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The Arts
 
  Grade: High School  
 
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  1. The student understands and applies arts knowledge and skills in dance, music, theatre, and visual arts.  
  1.1 Understands and applies arts concepts and vocabulary.  
  1.2 Develops arts skills and techniques.  
  1.3 Understands and applies arts genres and styles of various artists, cultures, and times.  
  1.4 Understands and applies audience conventions in a variety of settings and performances of the arts.  
 
  2. The student uses the artistic processes of creating, performing/presenting, and responding to demonstrate thinking skills in dance, music, theatre, and visual arts.  
  2.1 Applies a creative process to the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts).
  • Identifies audience and purpose.
  • Explores, gathers, and interprets information from diverse sources.
  • Uses ideas, foundations, skills, and techniques to develop dance, music, theatre, and visual arts.
  • Implements choices of the elements, principles, foundations, skills, and techniques of the arts in a in a creative work.
  • Reflects for the purpose of self-evaluation and improvement of the creative work.
  • Refines work based on feedback, self-reflection, and aesthetic criteria.
  • Presents work to others in a performance, exhibition, and/or production.
  • Performs work for others in a performance and/or production.
 
  2.2 Applies a performance and/or presentation process to the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts).
  • Identifies audience and purpose of the work and/or performance.
  • Selects resources, materials, and/or repertoire to create, perform, and present.
  • Analyzes the structure, context and/or aesthetics of the work.
  • Interprets meaning through personal understanding of the work and/or performance.
  • Rehearses, adjusts, and refines through evaluation, reflection, and problem solving.
  • Presents, exhibits, and produces work and/or performance for others.
  • Reflects upon work and/or performance and self-evaluates to set goals.
 
  2.3 Applies a responding process to an arts performance and/or presentation of dance, music, theatre, and visual arts.
  • Engages the senses actively and purposefully in perceiving the work.
  • Describes what is seen, felt, and/or heard (perceived/experienced).
  • Analyzes the use and organization of elements, principles, foundations, skills, and techniques.
  • Interprets meaning based on personal experiences and knowledge.
  • Evaluates and justifies using supportive evidence and aesthetic criteria.
 
 
  3. The student communicates through the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts).  
  3.1 Uses the arts to express feelings and present ideas.  
  3.2 Uses the arts to communicate for a specific purpose.  
  3.3 Develops personal aesthetic criteria to communicate artistic choices.  
 
  4. The student makes connections within and across the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) to other disciplines, life, cultures, and work.  
  4.1 Demonstrates and analyzes the connections among the arts disciplines (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts).  
  4.2 Demonstrates and analyzes the connections among the arts and between the arts and other content areas.  
  4.3 Understands how the arts impact and reflect personal choices throughout life.  
  4.4 Understands how the arts influence and reflect cultures/civilization, place, and time.  
  4.5 Understands how arts knowledge and skills are used in the world of work, including careers in the arts.