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Arts Education Standards

Maria Mitchell Elementary School

Visual Art

  • Content Standard 3 — Choosing and evaluating a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas
  • Achievement Standards for Grades K–4

    • Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning

Music

  • Content Standard 2 — Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music
  • Achievement Standards for Grades K–4

    • Echo short rhythms and melodic patterns

Ridgeway Elementary School

Theatre

  • Content Standard 2 — Acting by assuming roles and interacting in improvisations
  • Achievement Standards for Grades K–4

    • Assume roles that exhibit concentration and contribute to the action of classroom dramatizations based on personal experience and heritage, imagination, literature, and history

Browns Mill Elementary School

Visual Art

  • Content Standard 3 — Choosing and evaluating a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas
  • Achievement Standards for Grades K–4

    • Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning

Source: National Standards for Arts Education, published by Music Educators National Conference (MENC). Copyright © 1994 by MENC. Used by permission. The complete National Arts Standards and additional materials relating to the standards are available from MENC, The National Association for Music Education, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA 20191, telephone: 800-336-3768.

Other Standards Addressed in This Program

Maria Mitchell Elementary School

Geography

  • Content Standard 1 — Understand the characteristics and uses of maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies
  • Achievement Standards for Grades 3–5

    • Knows the basic elements of maps and globes (e.g,, title, legend, cardinal and intermediate directions, scale, grid, principal parallels, meridians, projection)

Mathematics

  • Content Standard 1 — Effectively use a variety of strategies in the problem-solving process
  • Achievement Standards for Grades K–2

    • Represent problems using physical objects

    Achievement Standards for Grades 3–5

    • Constructs physical representations for complex problems

Language Arts

  • Content Standard 5 — Demonstrate competence in the general skills and strategies of the reading process
  • Achievement Standards for Grades K–2

    • Create mental pictures for concrete information one has read

    Achievement Standards for Grades 3–5

    • Effectively decodes unknown words using a variety of context clues

Ridgeway Elementary School

Language Arts

  • Content Standard 5 — Demonstrate competence in the general skills and strategies of the reading process
  • Achievement Standards for Grades K–2

    • Create mental pictures for concrete information one has read

Browns Mill Elementary School

History

  • Content Standard 1 – Understand family life now and in the past, and family life in various places long ago
  • Achievement Standards for Grades 3–4

    • Understands the ways that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values thorugh oral tradition, literature, songs, art, religion, community celebrations, mementos, food and language

Source: Kendall, J.S., Marzano, R.J. Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K–12 Education, 3rd edition. Copyright 2000, Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning. www.mcrel.org/standards-benchmarks/. Reprinted with permission.

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