Camden-Rockport Middle School

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Cultural Arts
Grade 5
 
Description:

COURSE/SUBJECT TITLE: Art

GRADE LEVEL: 5th

LENGTH OF TIME: One quarter (100 minutes every other day)

COURSE DESCRIPTION: A true exploration of art media for students to create, express and communicate through the art discipline.  Each project will introduce different design elements and principles while building interest and confidence in their ability to excel personally in art.  The units covered are:

UNIT 1: Self-Portraits (abstract and realistic)

UNIT 2: Painting

UNIT 3: Masks

UNIT 4: Paper Art

UNIT 5: Collage

UNIT 6: Sculpture

UNIT 7: Computer Art

UNIT 8: Pastels

ESSENTIAL OUTCOMES:

REPORTING STANDARD: Historical and cultural context

  1. Students will recognize the characteristics of the Abstract Expressionism art movement.

  2. Students will analyze and explain purposes and cultural traditions of masks from different parts of the world.

  3. Students will recognize the characteristics of the Cubism art movement.

  4. 4. Students will recognize the characteristics of Pop Art and the work of artist Wayne Thiebaud.

REPORTING STANDARD: Techniques and processes

  1. Students will observe and record the proportions of the human face/head.

  2. Students will demonstrate successful techniques and procedures required to create a work of art using paint, and paper, collage and sculpture.

  3. Students will demonstrate how to mix paint to vary colors (basic color theory).

  4. Students will demonstrate understanding of a desktop publishing program to develop graphics to digitally create work of art.

  5. Students will demonstrate successful pastel techniques to create an original work of art in the Pop Art style.

REPORTING STANDARD: Creative expression

  1. Students will create one realistic self-portrait and one abstract self-portrait.

  2. Students will use various media to communicate creative ideas in an original self-portrait.

  3. Students will communicate creative ideas by using paint, paper, collage and 3D sculpture to create an original work of art.

  4. Students will collaborate and apply planning strategies to support mask construction and personal expression.

  5. Students will write a story that is influenced (inspired) by their sculpture.

  6. Students will communicate creative ideas using technology as their medium

  7. Students will communicate creative ideas using chalk pastels.

REPORTING STANDARD: Reflection and critique process

  1. Students will identify differences between realistic and abstract portraits.

  2. Students will identify problem solving and creative thinking skills used to improve or vary their own personal artwork.

  3. Students will critique their finished artwork and recognize the design elements and principles used.

KEY VOCABULARY:

  • Opaque

  • Translucent

  • Abstract

  • Realistic

  • Composition

  • Design

EVIDENCE/ASSESSMENTS:

Product at end of lesson

Self-evaluation art rubric to be filled out by student and teacher for each art assignment

Teacher observation of technique and process

TEXTS AND OTHER RESOURCES:

Various works art

Online resources

Teacher generated handouts

Art Books

Revised 8/12

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COURSE/SUBJECT TITLE: General Music

GRADE LEVEL: 5th

LENGTH OF TIME: One Quarter (40 minutes every other day)

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The main components of 5th grade general music program are making, reading, listening, and moving to music.  Students work with a hands-on approach to music making/learning.   Students learn a varied repertoire of music, with an emphasis on folk music.

ESSENTIAL OUTCOMES:

REPORTING STANDARD: Listening and Movement

  1. Students will identify and demonstrate the following rhythms: quarter note, eighth note, quarter rest, half note, and syncopated eighth note and quarter note patterns.

  2. Students will be able to recognize melodic intervals and songs through solfege and understand the relationship between the two.

  3. Students will demonstrate understanding of musical form, meter, and rhythm through basic dance.

REPORTING STANDARD: Literacy

  1. Students will understand and demonstrate the major scale up and down with solfege hand signs and syllables.

  2. Students will actively listen and evaluate a variety of music using musical language, description, and eurhythmics.

  3. Students will sight read rhythm and pitch in standard musical notation.

REPORTING STANDARD: Creating and making music

  1. Students will sing and play rhythm instruments on a varied repertoire of music in unison, rounds, partner songs, and ostinatos.

  2. Students will demonstrate understanding of the overall ensemble and how their part fits into the whole both musically and collaboratively.

KEY VOCABULARY:

Balance

Harmony

Percussion

Beat

Improvisation

Repeat sign

Brass

Melody

Strings

Family of Instruments

Ostinato

Woodwinds

EVIDENCE/ASSESSMENTS:

Rhythm dictation worksheets

Writing assignments/ essays

Performance

TEXTS AND OTHER RESOURCES:

Making Music Silver Burdett series grade 5

Teacher generated listening maps

Teacher generated listening dictation charts

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COURSE/SUBJECT TITLE: Family and Consumer Sciences

GRADE LEVEL: 5th

LENGTH OF TIME: One Quarter (60/65 minutes every other day)

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The fifth grade class is an introduction to family and consumer sciences with an emphasis on food. There is a unit on self-knowledge that is linked to career choice. All FCS classes provide opportunities for students to learn practical life skills that improve the well being of individuals and families.  The units covered are:

UNIT #1: Food Choice, Science, and Preparation

UNIT #2: Basic Nutrition

UNIT #3: Introduction to Career Choice

ESSENTIAL OUTCOMES:

REPORTING STANDARD: Food and nutrition concepts

  1. Students will identify basic tastes.

  2. Students will understand the link between food preferences and culture.

  3. Students will connect science concepts with food preparation and apply the scientific method during experiments.

  4. Students will read simple recipes and demonstrate understanding through correct completion of recipe steps.

  5. Students will follow accurate measuring techniques.

  6. Students will apply guidelines for safe equipment use.

  7. Students will describe effective cooperation skills for kitchen groups.

  8. Students will identify food groups, servings, major nutrients, and best choice guidelines.

  9. Students will read and understand nutrition labels.

REPORTING STANDARD: Career concepts

  1. Students will identify personal characteristics and link them to possible career paths.

KEY VOCABULARY:

  • Preference

  • Palate

  • Consumer

  • Nutrient

  • Organic

  • Mise en place

  • Resources

EVIDENCE/ASSESSMENT:

Content activity sheets

Kitchen lab evaluations

Career self-portrait project

TEXTS AND OTHER RESOURCES:

Home Economics Curriculum Activities Kit, Margaret Campbell, 1990

Teacher generated handouts

Educational films housed in family and consumer sciences classroom

The Career Game Explorer, Rick Trow Productions, Inc.

Revised 8/12

 

 
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