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Resource Title Visual and Performing Arts Framework For California Public School Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve
Summary

The Visual and Performing Arts Framework is designed to help classroom teachers and other educators develop curriculum and instruction in the arts so that all students will meet or exceed the content standards in dance, music, theatre, and the visual arts. Specifically, the framework: 1.Presents guiding principles for instruction in dance, music, theatre, and the visual arts (Chapter 1) 2.Guides the planning, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive, standards-based visual and performing arts education programs (Chapter 2) 3.Presents the key content standards for kindergarten through grade eight that provide a beginning point for standards-based instruction; the complete content standards in dance, music, theatre, and the visual arts for kinder¬garten through grade eight; and the content standards for the beginning or proficient level and advanced level for grades nine through twelve (Chapter 3). 4.Guides curriculum development for comprehensive, standards-based visual and performing arts education programs (Chapter 4) 5.Provides information on the purpose and forms of assessment in the arts (Chapter 5) 6.Presents details on teacher preparation and professional development for each arts discipline (Chapter 6) 7.Provides criteria for the evaluation of instructional materials in the arts for kindergarten through grade eight (Chapter7) 8.Includes a glossary of terms that appears after the appendixes 9. Provides an extensive list of selected references and resources that appears at the back of this publication.

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