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Fine Arts Career Resource Document
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This document contains a sample list of fine arts careers by discipline, links and resources for exploring fine arts careers, and resources for workbased learning in fine arts courses.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Dance
Music
Theater
Visual Art
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Kelly Bisogno
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
08/28/2020
Instructional Plan: A Beautiful America
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Students will listen to and/or watch a video about differences across America, listen to or view Ray Charles’ rendition of “America the Beautiful” and then have a choice activity: composing a poem or illustrating verses.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Michelle Milligan
VDOE Fine Arts
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Instructional Plan: About Face: How Dancers Use Space
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A study of how the element of space is used in dance for fourth and fifth grade students.  Students will explore how the dancer’s orientation and relationship to the space can be varied to create interest in choreography.

Subject:
Dance
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kelly Bisogno
VDOE Fine Arts
Michelle Milligan
Date Added:
01/07/2021
Instructional Plan: Adjusting Pitch with Simple Melodies
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Students will learn and practice skills to adjust intonation and pitch. Students will use a short music example to practice the skills learned for adjusting unison notes in real time.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Michelle Milligan
VDOE Fine Arts
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
07/28/2021
Instructional Plan: Animal Collage Book Cover
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Students will explore with watercolor techniques and collage to design their own character for a book cover. Through an artist study on artist Eric Carle, students will observe and identify shapes in animals and use their painted papers for a collage.

Subject:
Visual Art
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Michelle Milligan
VDOE Fine Arts
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/29/2020
Instructional Plan: Animal Collage Book Cover
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Students will explore with watercolor techniques and collage to design their own character for a book cover.  Through an artist study on artist Eric Carle, students will observe and identify shapes in animals and use their painted papers for a collage.

Subject:
Visual Art
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kelly Bisogno
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
10/16/2020
Instructional Plan: Animate a Bouncing Ball with Squash and Stretch
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In this lesson students will animate a ball bouncing into the frame, squashing against thefloor and stretching as it bounces up. This lesson focuses on the first principle of animationcalled squash and stretch. The lesson also explores exaggeration and timing.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Latrice Hicks
VDOE Fine Arts
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
04/16/2021
Instructional Plan: Anyone and Everyone Can Dance
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This lesson is designed to increase student willingness to participate in dance and reduce reluctance to dance. Students explore how historical and cultural influences, specifically traditional gender roles and stereotypes, can inhibit participation in dance. The lesson introduces the National Dance Institute and its founder, Jacques d’Amboise, who promoted inclusivity and broader access to the art of dance.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Latrice Hicks
VDOE Fine Arts
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
07/30/2021
Instructional Plan: Artists as Designers
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Students will identify that creating a product, packaging, or place is the job of an artist using a creative design process to develop the very best solution. Students will use the iterative design process to develop ideas and create a new and innovative product, package, or place design.

Subject:
Visual Art
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Michelle Milligan
VDOE Fine Arts
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/29/2020
Instructional Plan: Aural Dictation Using Solfege
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This plan will introduce choral students to the basics of aural dictation using solfege. Students will apply knowledge of solfege and counting to dictation skills. Students will find success through the application of solfege by discovering why and how it impacts them as independent musicians.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Michelle Milligan
VDOE Fine Arts
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
07/28/2021
Instructional Plan: Beatboxing 101
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Students will learn to use an exaggeration of consonants in order to improve their diction, introducing them to the world of beatboxing. Students will compose four-measure rhythmic and melodic variations which will encourage their individual expression.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Michelle Milligan
VDOE Fine Arts
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
05/25/2021
Instructional Plan: Beatboxing DJ
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This plan will allow students to explore and record basic beatboxing sounds. Students will then create a homemade “DJ Board” and use a Makey Makey to make their sounds come to life as they feel like a real DJ.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Michelle Milligan
VDOE Fine Arts
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
07/29/2021
Instructional Plan: Beginner String Setup
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This instructional plan serves as a resource to provide the instructor with a plan to instruct beginning string players of violin, viola, cello, and double bass (hereafter referred to as “bass”) in proper instrument posture and left-hand position. This plan provides the instructor with outcomes achievable through SOL-correlated lesson content. 

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Author:
Michelle Milligan
VDOE Fine Arts
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/23/2020
Instructional Plan: Behind the Scenes
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Students will compare music from current repertoire to an arrangement or piece of a similar historical genre. Students will view music through a historical lens by understanding the cultural influences of the original piece.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
02/04/2021
Instructional Plan: Blues to Rock
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In this lesson, students will perform a 12-bar blues progression, improvise using a simple blues scale and create an original blues piece with lyrics in an AAB form. Students will discuss the background and history of where the blues originated, its early performers and the progression from blues to early forms of rock music.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
08/12/2021
Instructional Plan: Building Instruments from Around the World
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Students will learn about instruments from a variety of cultures and discuss how these instruments were used. Students will create an instrument from various materials to experiment with sound and playing technique.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
03/08/2021
Instructional Plan: Building Performance Skills in Young Musicians
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Students will demonstrate oral communication and literacy skills by telling and retelling stories with creative dramatics. Students will apply a creative process for music, and improvise with movement and music to enhance a short story or poem.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
01/04/2021
Instructional Plan: Building the Beginner String Players Bow Hold
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This instructional plan will provide the teacher with the outline and resources needed to instruct beginning string players of violin, viola, cello, and double bass (hereafter referred to as “bass”) in proper bow hold development.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Author:
Michelle Milligan
Kelly Bisogno
Date Added:
09/24/2020
Instructional Plan: Capturing Moving Subjects with Gesture Drawing
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Looking at the history of drawing by analyzing the procedures used by famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, students will see the importance of gesture drawing skills. Through this lesson, gesture drawing skills are developed through observation of the movement of different subject matter: people and fish. Students will create their own personal work of art using observational, gesture drawings of fish and composition techniques.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Visual Art
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Latrice Hicks
Kelly Bisogno
Michelle Milligan
Date Added:
05/28/2021