Module 14 – Arts Integration as a Model of Rigorous Instruction: Connecting Arts Learning with the Common Core State Standards

Overview

Elementary Students

Welcome to Creativity at the Core, Module 14 – Arts Integration as a Model of Rigorous Instruction: Connecting Arts Learning with the Common Core State Standards brought to you by the Fresno County Office of Education, the Shasta County Office of Education, and the Stanislaus County Office of Education.

Tutorial:  Click here for the Module 14 Arts Integration as Model of Rigorous Instruction  Tutorial.

Planning your Professional Learning (Content Outlines)

The following outlines can be used to break down your training. These are all available under Downloads.

  1. Intro/Why Teach the Arts
  2. The Four C’s

Handouts and Resources

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

Section 1:

  • 10 Important Things to Know about Arts Education in CA
  • Art Education Advocacy Handbook – 2013
  • Art Education in CA Schools.mov
  • Arts Education Quiz
  • FCOE Arts Education Advocacy Guide
  • The Right Brain Initiative video

Section 2:

  • 4 C’s Poster.pdf
  • 21st Dance – Los Tangueros video

Section 3:

  • California Arts Standards Placemat developed by the California Department of Education (available in Downloads)
  • Standards (available in Downloads)

Section 4:

  • 4-Square Reflection
  • Studio Habits of Mind
  • Studio Habits and Common Core
  • 4 C’s Move Above Video

Section 5 Handouts:

  • Definition of Arts Integration Cut-Up
  • Grade 6 Pyramids Lesson
  • Integrated Arts Lesson Pyramids of Giza
  • Pyramids Image
  • Pyramid Text – Appendix B
  • Pyramids of Giza.pdf
  • Spoken Word Theatre Checklist

Section 6 Handouts:

  • CCR Anchor Standards 8.5X11
  • CCSS Anchor Standards 11X17
  • DOK Chart

Resource:

  • Arts at the Core.pdf
  • Collaborative Poems Strategy
  • Memory Moves Strategy
  • Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Arts Teaching and Learning

PowerPoint:

  • Arts Integration Model.ppt

Credits:

  • Robert Bullwinkel – Former Visual and Performing Arts Manager, Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
  • Heidi Brahms – Former Director of Youth Services, Shasta County Office of Education
  • Jill Polhemus – Consultant, Stanislaus County Office of Education

For more information contact Aaron Bryan, Director, Visual and Performing Arts, Fresno County Superintendent of Schools at abryan@fcoe.org.

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