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Arts Education Standards


  • Content Standard 1 — Script writing by planning and recording improvisations based on personal experiences and heritage, imagination, literature, and history

    Achievement Standards for Grades K–4

    • Collaborate to select interrelated characters, environments, and situations for classroom dramatizations

  • Content Standard 2 — Acting by assuming roles and interacting in improvisation
  • 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
    • Use variations of locomotor and non-locomotor movement and vocal pitch, tempo, and tone for different characters
  • Content Standard 3 — Designing by visualizing and arranging environments for classroom dramatizations
  • Achievement Standards for Grades K–4

    • Collaborate to establish playing spaces for classroom dramatizations and to select and safely organize available materials that suggest scenery, properties, lighting, sound, costumes, and makeup

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.

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