BLACKBOX 
Music & Arts©
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HOME SCHOOL
Enriching Lives through the Expressive Arts

MUSIC & ARTS FOUNDATIONS CURRICULUM

– Call us about individual or group classes to meet your specific need.
Essential Knowledge and Skills for Elementary, Middle School and High School studies.

 

We offer daytime group or individual learning opportunities. Home School Groups may request customized packages. Our customized curriculum covers all essential principles and elements: Appreciation, History, Multicultural, Self expression

 

ART
OBSERVATION AND PERCEPTION

• develop and expand visual literacy skills

• learn about, understand, and apply the elements of art, principles of design, and expressive qualities

• examine understand and create original artwork

 

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL RELEVANCE

• artistic styles of historical periods and various cultures

• develop a global awareness of traditions and contributions of diverse cultures

 

CREATIVE EXPRESSION

• communicate ideas through original artworks using a variety of media and skills

• express thoughts and ideas creatively

 

CRITICAL EVALUATION AND RESPONSE

• learn to respond to and analyze artworks, develop skills for making informed judgments and reasoned evaluations

 

 

MUSIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MUSIC LITERACY

• describe and analyze music and musical sound

• Explore age appropriate fundamental skills for a developing musician

• Read and write music notation using an established system for rhythm and melody

• Music performance Master Class with Claridy

• Specialized workshops

 

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL RELEVANCE

• relates music to history, culture, and the world

 

CREATIVE EXPRESSION

• demonstrate musical artistry by singing or playing an instrument, alone and in groups,

• perform a variety of unison, homophonic, and polyphonic repertoire

• make music at an appropriate level of difficulty

• perform from notation and by memory

 

CRITICAL EVALUATION AND RESPONSE

• evaluate music and musical performance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DANCE

OBSERVATION AND PERCEPTION

• develop an awareness of the body's movement using sensory information while dancing

 

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL RELEVANCE

• understand cultural, historical, and artistic diversity

 

CREATIVE EXPRESSION

• develop knowledge and skills of dance elements, choreographic processes, and forms in various dance genres and styles

• develop knowledge and execution of technical dance skills and a variety of dance genres and styles through performing

 

CRITICAL EVALUATION AND RESPONSE

The student makes informed personal judgments about dance and the meaning and role of dance in society.

 

 

 

 

DRAMA

• Voice and Speech Development

• Public Speaking and Presentations

• Storytelling

• Poetry and Drama in Performance

• Readers theatre

•Spoken Word, Poetry

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Dance and movement Classes

MOVEMENT

• fundamental movement patterns and specialized movement forms

• movement concepts and principles to the learning and development of motor skills

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTH

• health enhancing, physically-activity that promotes improved health

• opportunity for enjoyment and challenge

• learn the benefits of daily physical activity and factors that affect physical performance

• introduced to nutritional options

 

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

 • strategies and rules of structured physical activities including, but not limited to, games, dance, and yoga

• develop positive self-management and social skills needed to work independently and with others in physical activity settings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOMESCHOOLER RESOURCES

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