Visual & Performing Arts - Walker

WALKER UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

COURSE OFFERINGS

 

 

9230

BAND 6

 

Credit: 

1 Middle School Credit

Grade:

6

Prerequisite: 

None

Students will continue to develop fundamental skills and musicianship on their instrument as they move toward the intermediate level.  Students will demonstrate knowledge of musical terms and symbols, rhythmic notation, fingerings and location of pitch. They will demonstrate a mature sound as it relates to tone quality and intonation.

 

 

9235

ORCHESTRA 6

 

Credit: 

1 Middle School Credit

Grade:

6

Prerequisite: 

None

Students will continue with their knowledge of their instrument. They will play accurately in tune in four major keys and identify and count rhythm patterns from instructional materials.   Students will demonstrate knowledge of various musical terms and symbols, including letter names of notes, fingerings and location of notes.

 

 

9269

GENERAL AND VOCAL MUSIC 6

 

Credit: 

1 Middle School Credit

Grade:

6

Prerequisite: 

None

The general and vocal music standards involve students in a higher level of music concepts and the further development of music skills through singing, playing instruments, moving, and listening. The standards encourage the reading of music notation and the assimilation of previous music study toward understanding the mechanics of a music score.

 

 

9103

VISUAL ARTS 6

 

Credit: 

1 Middle School Credit

Grade:

6

Prerequisite:

None

 

The standards for grade six art emphasize exploration. Using the elements of art and the principles of design, students will investigate a variety of experiences and concepts.   Students will explore various two-dimensional and three-dimensional art media, using a variety of expressive and technical approaches.  Students will understand the factors that distinguish artistic styles and that clarify the role of art in American culture.

 

 


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