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


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K.1.1

Identify elements of theatre in everyday life, such as relationships (characters), clothes (costumes), locations (setting).

K.1.2

Explore the element of space through spatial components: shape, personal and shared space, locomotor and nonlocomotor/axial movement.

K.1.3

Sing with an appropriate tone quality.

K.1.4

Explore the element of time through movement using tempo and rhythm

K.1.5

Discuss and identify how and where art is used in everyday life such as home, school, or community.

K.1.6

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

K.10.1

Experience live theatre.

K.11.1

Use a dramatization to understand a concept from another discipline

K.12.1

Find other art forms used in theatre pieces.

K.2.1

Recognize that art from one artist has a similar look or style.

K.2.2

Explore the difference between improvised and learned movement.

K.2.3

Understand and demonstrate that dance has a beginning, middle, and end

K.3.1

Identify and describe sensory, formal, technical, and expressive properties in works of art using appropriate vocabulary.

K.3.2

Construct possible meanings in works of art based on personal response and properties in the works.

K.3.3

Respond to teacher-sung questions with a sung answer.

K.4.1

Share personal feelings from participation in creative movement activities.

K.4.2

Create a short melodic pattern to sing or play on a classroom instrument based on a limited pitch range such as a minor third or the pentatonic scale.

K.4.3

Describe observed dance movement activities using one dance element.

K.5.1

Identify the types of dance in various communities and cultures.

K.5.2

Identify art as objects made by humans and distinguish between human-made objects and those from nature.

K.5.3

Use fine and gross motor movement to demonstrate simple rhythm and pitch patterns

K.6.1

Dramatize stories by pretending (improvisation).

K.6.2

Distinguish vocal, instrumental, and environmental sounds.

K.6.3

Explore the use of sound effects and the voice to express character, feelings, and mood.

K.6.4

Identify and demonstrate appropriate listening behavior during a classroom or outside performance.

K.6.5

Reflect on and share work with others.

K.6.6

Respect personal work and the work of others.

K.7.1

Explore similarities between dance and one other art form (visual art, music, theatre)

K.7.2

Explore connections between dance and one other discipline area (language arts, mathematics, science, social studies).

K.7.3

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

K.7.4

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

K.7.5

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

K.8.1

Observe and discuss the appearance and characteristics of people, creatures, and things.

K.8.2

Identify that dance can be a career.

K.8.3

Discuss stories to understand character relationships.

K.9.1

Identify situations in daily life where music is experienced.

K.9.2

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

K.9.3

Discuss the concept of a musician.