Indiana Learning Standards - Fine Arts: Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts — Grade 1


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1.1.1

Isolate various body parts through movement.

1.1.2

Recognize and discuss theatre as an expression and record of the human experience told through stories, songs, and dances.

1.1.3

Identify similar themes and subject matter in works of art and artifacts from various cultures and ethnicities.

1.1.4

Verbalize what an artist does from personal contact with visiting artists or artists from the community.

1.1.5

Discuss individual art experiences in daily life

1.1.6

Visit local museums and exhibits, and experience visiting artists in the school.

1.10.1

Experience live theatre.

1.10.2

Discuss what makes theatre a unique activity.

1.11.1

Use a theatre technique to understand a concept from another discipline

1.12.1

Describe the ways other art forms enhance a theatre piece.

1.2.1

Explore skills of leading and following using contrasting ideas

1.2.2

Maintain a steady beat on a percussion instrument while playing in a group

1.2.3

Identify similar themes and subject matter in works of art and artifacts from various cultures.

1.3.1

Identify and describe the character, plot, and setting in stories.

1.3.2

Respond to dance movement from various sources/styles

1.3.3

Explore the different ways that humans move.

1.4.1

Share personal feelings from participation in creative movement activities.

1.4.2

Respond to art based on personal preference and actively listen to others, recognizing that people have different preferences.

1.4.3

Describe observed dance movement activities using one dance element.

1.5.1

Demonstrate curiosity and personal insight through observing and discussing works of art.

1.5.2

Identify and explore dance from various cultures

1.5.3

Use body percussion and movement to demonstrate rhythmic patterns.

1.5.4

Read simple pitch patterns from a staff using solfge and hand signs and demonstrate pitch placement with body movement.

1.6.1

Dramatize stories using improvisation and theatre games.

1.6.2

Identify various vocal, instrumental, and environmental sounds.

1.6.3

Identify and use symbols to express ideas.

1.6.4

Demonstrate thoughtfulness and care in creating artwork.

1.6.5

Reflect on and share work with others.

1.6.6

Respect personal work and the work of others.

1.7.1

Explore similarities between dance and two other art forms (visual art, music, theatre).

1.7.2

Discriminate between types of lines (characteristics and qualities), shapes (geometric and organic), colors (primary and secondary), textures (tactile and visual), and space (placement/overlapping/composition), in own work and the works of others.

1.7.3

Distinguish between two-dimensional and three-dimensional works of art.

1.7.4

Identify visual and tactile characteristics of a medium.

1.7.5

Identify and use a balance of two-dimensional and three-dimensional media and processes to express ideas, experiences, and stories.

1.7.6

Demonstrate safe and proper use, care, and storage of media, materials, and equipment.

1.8.1

Identify the uniqueness of products and processes of visual art and other disciplines.

1.8.2

Imitate or create people, creatures, or things based on observation

1.8.3

Discuss stories to understand and describe character relationships.

1.8.4

Create an integrated work utilizing concepts, subject matter, and sign systems of art and another art form, such as a performance using masks and movement.

1.9.1

Identify the various jobs people do in the theatre, such as actor, usher, box office attendant, stagehand, and carpenter.

1.9.2

Experience music from various historical eras and cultures through singing, listening, or moving.

1.9.3

Identify some known musicians in the community or media.