Arts Alive Part 2 will expose students to various art forms, including dance, theatre, media arts such as filmmaking, and the different media and processes of making art. The course's lessons and activities will continue to increase students' awareness and appreciation of art. Examples of some of the writing activities include: planning a thematic dance performance, preparing to capture an important event on video, and explaining the stages of creating pottery.
Unit 1: Essential Content and Skills
different types of stretching.
how to evaluate choreography.
types of dance around the world.
dances from the 1400s through the 1900s.
contemporary dance artists.
Unit 2: Essential Content and Skills
the dramatic genres of tragedy and comedy.
and contrast Greek and Roman theater.
Elizabethan theater and the works of Shakespeare.
characteristics of Baroque theater.
theater from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.
famous composers, producers, and lyricists.
the disciplines that comprise technical theater.
Unit 3: Essential Content and Skills
the history and technology of animation.
the filmmaking production cycle and the different aspects of broadcasting.
the history of photography and different types of photography.
different areas of Web development and audio production.
the components of video production.
the history of electronic music.
interactive art and analyze performance art.
Unit 4: Essential Content and Skills
major contributions and developments in the history of visual art.
the art forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, and calligraphy.
the use of ceramics and other materials to produce works of art.
how jewelry is created.
the tools and the process of etching.
the history and composition of tapestry.
some of the world’s famous art museums.
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