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2.3 Changes in Tempo and Dynamics
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This instructional plan combined Music SOL 2.3b and WIDA English Language Development Standards. The lesson includes several activity options. Note: Some images may not appear in the "Overview". To view all images in this instructional plan, click "download" at the bottom of the overview.

Subject:
ESL
English Language Development (ELD)
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
VDOE Project Team
Yung Nguyen
Date Added:
07/22/2021
5th Music: Factors that Inspire Artists
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This sample instructional plan incorporates WIDA Key Language Uses to support English language development in conjunction with Music 5 content instruction addressing SOL 5.6c.*Note: Some images may not appear in "View Resource."  To see all images in this instructional plan, click "download" at the bottom of the overview.

Subject:
ESL
English Language Development (ELD)
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Yung Nguyen
Elizabeth Schenkel
Date Added:
07/26/2021
Choral Music: Standard 9 Progression At-a-Glance
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The purpose of this document is to highlight standard nine of the 2020 Music Standards of Learning for choral music. This standard in all grade levels relates connecting music content, skills, and processes to career options, college opportunities, and the 21st Century workplace. Teachers and curriculum specialists can use this document to plan a sequence of instruction for grades 6-12 that prepares students for career, college, and workplace connections in music education.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
09/26/2022
Creative Sprint® at School with Noah Scalin
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Learn the basics of designing your own creativity-boosting challenge for learners of all types. Noah Scalin explains why Creativity as a Practice and how this mindset shift has transformed how he works. He introduces Creative Sprint, a tool designed to help anyone develop a creative practice. Then, he demonstrates a simple activity you can do right away that requires no special materials and only a few minutes of time. 

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Visual Art
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Activity/Lab
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Lesson
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
08/01/2022
Dance Arts SOL: 5 Cs Alignment
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The Dance Arts Standards of Learning (SOL) are intentionally and directly aligned with the skills outlined in the Profile of a Virginia Graduate. This document demonstrates conatins statements taken directly from the 2020 Dance Arts SOL document and re-organized to show alignment to the “5 Cs”.

Subject:
Dance
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
09/26/2022
Dance Arts SOL: Standard 9 Progression At-a-Glance
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The purpose of this document is to highlight standard nine of the 2020 Dance Arts Standards of Learning. This standard in all grade levels relates connecting dance arts content, skills, and processes to career options, college opportunities, and the 21st Century workplace. Teachers and curriculum specialists can use this document to plan a sequence of instruction for grades K-12 that prepares students for career, college, and workplace connections in dance arts education.

Subject:
Dance
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
09/26/2022
Digital Learning Integration Strategy: 10-12 Student Design Themed Virtual Art Exhibition
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Student-Designed Themed Virtual Art Exhibition. Students will design a virtual exhibition based on a theme of concept and develop criteria for curating works to include in the exhibition.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Visual Art
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
04/25/2022
Digital Learning Integration Strategy: 11-12 Multimedia Summative Portfolios
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Multimedia Summative Portfolios. Students include both process and product documentation as well as reflections of learning. The portfolio could take the form of a website, slidedeck, interactive PDF and more.

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Fine Arts
Visual Art
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
04/25/2022
Digital Learning Integration Strategy: 3-5 Algorithms Unplugged
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Algorithms Unplugged. The teacher can facilitate a paper weaving project where students create and follow a pattern while exploring and understanding the connections between coding, computing, and fiber-arts.

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Fine Arts
Visual Art
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
04/24/2022
Digital Learning Integration Strategy: 3-5 Art Critique With Digital White Boards
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Art Critique with Digital White Boards. Student artists can use digital white board technology as a place to post images of their artwork for feedback from peers and teachers.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Visual Art
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
04/24/2022
Digital Learning Integration Strategy: 3-5 Blob Opera Composition and Music Culture Exploration
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Students experiment with vocal ensemble groupings to create their own Google Arts and Culture: Blob Opera. Students work individually or collaboratively to create and record their own Blob Opera. Students then explore historical and cultural aspects of music using the Blob Opera “on tour”. Students listen to the various selections of traditional and classic songs in the public domain from each location, and compare and contrast the musical styles using music terminology.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
05/26/2022
Digital Learning Integration Strategy: 3-5 Coding Music Composition
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Using predetermined musical elements, either rhythmic or melodic, students compose a “music composition code” in small groups. Laying the individual lines of “musical composition code” on the ground, students add directional arrows to direct performers to the next line of “code” to create a larger musical composition.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
05/26/2022
Digital Learning Integration Strategy: 3-5 Collaborative Art Process Documentation
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Collaborative Art Process Documentation. The teacher can facilitate a collaborative class project, or group project, where students work together over time to make a product like a mural, sculpture, public art, or installation.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Visual Art
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
04/24/2022
Digital Learning Integration Strategy: 3-5 Counting Music: Music Ruler Composition
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Students learn to add music note values, and create compositions in 4/4, common time. Using traditional music  notation students may choose to compose for voice or drums. This ruler composition activity uses a familiar math visual to help students see the length or duration of musical notes. Final compositions can be emailed to the teacher for review.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Music
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
05/26/2022
Digital Learning Integration Strategy: 3-5 Creative Thinking with Games
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Exercise Creative Thinking with Digital Art Games. Interactive visual arts games like Tate Paint can allow students to explore digital tools for artmaking with a series of creative prompts to start with such as weather, food, natural world, and experiments.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Visual Art
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
04/25/2022
Digital Learning Integration Strategy: 3-5 Dance History Comes to Life
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After learning about various famous dancers and their contributions to dance history, students select one famous dancer to research more and create a multimedia presentation about their dancer.

Subject:
Dance
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
05/31/2022
Digital Learning Integration Strategy: 3-5 Dance Marketing Communications
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Students design, create, and publish dance marketing content such as a video advertisement, email marketing content, and/or community outreach content (a flyer, poster, or QR code) to promote their dance program or a dance performance.

Subject:
Dance
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
VDOE Fine Arts
Date Added:
05/31/2022