VISUAL and PERFORMING ARTS

Please note: Areas of the curriculum are currently being worked on or in the process of being created. Any unit/subject which is underlined will link to the appropriate subject matter. If it is not underlined, it is either being revised or created.

Grades K-2: Elementary Art
Unit 1: Creative Problem Solving
Unit 2: Creation and Expression
Unit 3: Art History and Culture
Unit 4: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 3-5: Elementary Art
Unit 1: Creative Problem Solving
Unit 2: Creation and Expression
Unit 3: Art History and Culture
Unit 4: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 6-8: Elementary Art
Unit 1: Sculpture, Construction and Ceramics
Unit 2: Drawing
Unit 3: Painting
Unit 4: Printmaking
Unit 5: Art History and Culture
Unit 6: The Creative Process
Unit 7: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 9-12: Digital Art
Unit 1: Art History and Culture
Unit 2: Creative Process
Unit 3: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 9-12: Visual Arts-Art I
Unit 1: Creative Process
Unit 2: Drawing
Unit 3: Painting
Unit 4: Printmaking
Unit 5: Sculpture and Ceramics
Unit 6: Art History and Culture
Unit 7: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 9-12: Visual Arts-Art II
Unit 1: Creative Process
Unit 2: Drawing
Unit 3: Painting
Unit 4: Printing
Unit 5: 3-D Sculpture
Unit 6: Art History and Culture
Unit 7: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 9-12: Visual Arts-Art III
Unit 1: Creative Process
Unit 2: Drawing
Unit 3: Painting
Unit 4: Printing
Unit 5: 3-D Sculpture
Unit 6: Art History and Culture
Unit 7: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 9-12: Visual Arts-Art IV
Unit 1: Creative Process and Expression
Unit 2: Media and Techniques
Unit 3: Art History and Culture
Unit 4: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 9-12: Visual Arts-Photography I
Unit 1: Art History and Culture
Unit 2: Aesthetics and Criticism
Unit 3: The Camera-Composing and Shooting
Unit 4: Darkroom Processes
Unit 5: Photo Printing Techniques and Manipulation

Grades 9-12: Visual Arts-Photography and Digital Imaging II
Unit 1: Art History and Culture
Unit 2: Aesthetics and Criticism
Unit 3: The Camera-Composing and Shooting
Unit 4: Darkroom Processes
Unit 5: Photo Printing Techniques and Manipulations

Grades 9-12: Visual Arts-3D Media-Sculpture and Ceramics
Unit 1: Creative Process
Unit 2: Art History and Culture
Unit 3: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 9-12: Visual Arts-Art and Culture
Unit 1: Creative Process
Unit 2: Art History and Culture
Unit 3: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 9-12: Visual Arts-Introduction to Art History:
Unit 1: Art History and Culture
Unit 2: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 9-12: Visual Arts  AP Studio Art

Grade K: Performing Arts-Music
Unit 1: Melody
Unit 2: Rhythm
Unit 3: Timbre

Grade 1: Performing Arts-Music
Unit 1: Instrument Families

Unit 2: Listening to and Analyzing Music

Grade 2: Performing Arts-Music
Unit 1: Form

Unit 2: Performing on Orff Instruments
Unit 3: Reading and Performing Music

Grade 3: Performing Arts-Music
Unit 1: Folk Music

Unit 2: Introduction to Recorders
Unit 3: Creating Music

Grade 4: Performing Arts-Music
Unit 1: Musical Notation

Unit 2: Recorder Karate
Unit 3: Instruments of the Concert Band

Grade 5: Performing Arts-Music
Unit 1: American Composers

Unit 2: American History Through Music
Unit 3: Beginning Band

Grades 3-5: Performing Arts-Music
Unit: Elementary Chorus

Grade 6: Performing Arts-Music (approved 12/2015)
Unit 1: Acoustics

Unit 2: Composition
Unit 3: History of Rock and Roll
Unit 4: Ukulele
Unit 5: World Drumming

Grades 6, 7, 8: Performing Arts-Band  (approved 12/2015)
Unit 1: Analyze

Unit 2: Interpret
Unit 3: Presentation
Unit 4: Rehearse, Evaluate and Refine

Grades 6, 7, 8: Performing Arts-Choral  (approved 12/2015)
Unit 1: Analyze

Unit 2: Interpret
Unit 3: Presentation
Unit 4: Rehearse, Evaluate and Refine
Unit 5: Select

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-American Music
Unit 1: Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement
Unit 2: Rock ‘n Roll

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-Advanced Music Theory
Unit 1: The Fundamentals of Music
Unit 2: Concepts of Rhythm
Unit 3: Historic Masters of Composition

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-Symphonic Band
Unit 1: Proper Breathing Techniques for Wind Players
Unit 2: Interpreting Styles of Music

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-Piano
Unit 1: Basics of Proper Playing Techniques
Unit 2: Use of Music Theory for Beginning Level of Music Reading

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-Advanced Piano
Unit 1: Song Writing
Unit 2: Playing Minor Scales

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-Beginning Guitar
Unit 1: Basics of Proper Playing Technique
Unit 2: Proper Strumming

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-Wind Ensemble
Unit 1: Advanced Breathing for Wind Players
Unit 2: Interpreting Styles of Music

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts- Honors Wind Ensemble

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-Concert Choirs
Unit 1: Music History and Culture
Unit 2: Vocal Production and Performance

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-Chamber Choirs
Unit 1: Music History and Culture
Unit 2: Vocal Production and Performance

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-Treble Choirs
Unit 1: Music History and Culture
Unit 2: Vocal Production and Performance

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-Theater Arts I
Unit 1: Art History and Culture
Unit 2: Creative Process
Unit 3: Aesthetics and Criticism

Grades 9-12: Performing Arts-Theater Arts II
Unit 1: Art History and Culture
Unit 2: Creative Process
Unit 3: Aesthetics and Criticism