Module 5 – ACTOS Arts Integration: Culturally Responsive Arts Learning Across the Curriculum Tied to Common Core (Grades K-8)

Overview

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Welcome to Creativity at the Core, Module 5  ACTOS Arts Integration Culturally Responsive Arts Learning Across the Curriculum Tied to Common Core (Grades K-8) brought to you by the Monterey County Office of Education and  El Teatro Campesino.

A.C.T.O.S is an arts integrated instructional pedagogy that is a powerful content framework that is designed to increase student engagement and create 21st century learning environments.

The module provides:
• Student hands-on learning experiences that are rich, rigorous and culturally relevant.
• 21st Century Learning approach for development and implementation of new arts integrated
academic curriculum
• Arts Integration Teacher Coaching conducted by professional artists
• Learning environments where 21st century learning skills thrive

The Presentation Chart will give you an entire overview of the module (available under Downloads).

Tutorial: Click here to view the Module 5 A.C.T.O.S. tutorial.

Handouts & Resources

Use the following handouts and resources to help with professional learning.

  • Dead Bread A.C.T.O.S. Script (Digital copy embedded in online presentation)
  • Three Little Pigs Script for Scientific Inquiry Activity (Digital copy embedded in online presentation)
  • What A Common Core Classroom Should Look Like (Digital copy embedded in online presentation)
  • Understanding By Design “Forensics” Unit Plan Sample which includes; Fingerprint Basics, A.C.T.O.S. Forensics Report,
    Fingerprint Analysis Activity, Sample Unit Calendar (Digital copy embedded in online presentation)
  • MEDIA RESOURCES: Presentation #1 A.C.T.O.S. Pedagogy Introduction, Presentation #2 A.C.T.O.S. Learning Module
  • Prezi with Narrative Script

Standards

  • ELD Speaking 6-8
  • CCSS ELA RST3, RST8
  • NCAS Media Arts: Cr1.1.1.6, Cr1.1.1.8, Theater Arts: Pr6.1.6, Pr6.1.8, Cr2.1.6B, Cr2.1.8B
  • Science 6.7d, 6.7e, 7.7e, 8.9a
  • VAPA Theater 8.5.1, 7.2.0, 8.2.0

Credits

  • Hamish Tyler, Media Director and Region V Arts Lead, Monterey County Office of Education
  • Emiliano Valdez, Education Director, El Teatro Campesino

Other Education and Arts Contributors

  • Jordan Santana, Curriculum and Instruction, Monterey County Office of Education
  • Michelle Muncy Silva, Curriculum and Instruction, Monterey County Office of Education
  • Ellen Levy, Curriculum and Instruction, Monterey County Office of Education
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