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This template for planning comes from the Kennedy Center website for arts education, ArtEdge

Grades K-12: Template for Arts Planning


Table of Contents


Advance Organizers

- questions to ask yourself before beginning

1. How can I engage the students in finding meaning in this arts experience?


2. What actual creative and performing activities can be encorporated?


3. How can I engage the students in thinking about their work or the work of others?


Curriculum Content

What standards can I cover in these curriculum areas?

Dance:
Drama/Theater:
Music
Visual Arts
Literary Arts:
Other Curriculum Areas:



Expected Outcomes

CONTEXT: What will the student be expected to learn about the relationships of art to self, society, history, culture, and/or other subject areas?


ELEMENTS and PRINCIPLES: What will the student be expected to learn about the elements of art the discipline studied and how to manipulate them?


MATERIALS and PROCESSES: What will the student be expected to learn about the materials and processes used to create artworks?


FORM and DESIGN: What will the student be expected to learn about how artworks can be structured and the relationship of that structure to "purpose" (i.e. form and function)?


Skill Development

creating/performing skills


observing/responding skills


Resources

Print


Multimedia


Are there ways I could work with artists, arts organizations, art museums or performing centers in my community on this unit/lesson?

Are there web information sources I might use?

Are there specialist teachers in my school/district I might consult or work with on this project?



Evaluation

How might I set criteria?
- teacher

- student

How might I use
- peer assessment?


- self-assessment?


- portfolio assessment

Assessment:

Criteria:


Reflections


Document Data

Last Content Update: January 21, 1997
Created by: Kit Eakle, :kit@musickit.com


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