Delaware Content Standards for Visual and Performing Arts

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Career Pathways for the 21st Century ( Word ) ( PDF )

Regulatory Guidance for Visual & Performing Arts

Model Instructional Units

Dance

  • Elementary

  • Secondary

    • Dance At The Heart Of The Matter - Grade 8 ( Word ) ( PDF )

Music

  • Elementary

  • In The Bag - Grades K-3 ( Word ) ( PDF )

  • Slices of Time (3rd Grade) ( Word ) ( PDF )

  • Secondary

    • Investigation of Traditional Music - Grade 6 ( Word ) ( PDF )

    • You've Got To Move It Move It - Grades 4-6 ( Word ) ( PDF )

    • The National Anthem - Music as Cultural Identity - Grade 8 (Word) ( PDF )

Theatre

  • Elementary

  • Secondary

    • Scrooge - Grade 8 (Word) ( PDF )

    Visual Art

    • Elementary

      • Discovering Japanese Culture through Manga - Grades 4-6 ( Word ) ( PDF )

      • Let's Face It! (5th Grade) ( Word ) ( PDF )

    • Secondary

      • The Golden Mean to an End (9–12) ( Word ) ( PDF )

    Resources for the Shifts in Common Core State Standards

    Printed Resources

    • Arts Learning by Design - Using UbD to Develop Units in the Arts

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    • Arts Learning by Design - Reviewing Our Work Against Design Standards

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    • Arts Learning by Design - Guiding Teaching and Learning with Assessment

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