Presentation on theme: "Department of Fine and Performing Arts and a little thing called Technology A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he."— Presentation transcript:
Department of Fine and Performing Arts and a little thing called Technology A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.
Art Art 5 Color Theory Basic Drawing Skills Cutting Techniques Space Relationships Tessellations Clay Slab Techniques Watercolor Painting Study of Art Creators in the World Art Goes To School Art 6 Figure Drawing Portrait Drawing Color Theory Cutting Techniques Clay Pinch Pots Basic Drawing Skills Study of Art Creators in the World Art Goes To School
Art Art 7 Lettering and Fonts Elements of Art Design and Layout Ceramic Tiles &Picture Frames Calligraphy Rubber Stamps Various Illustrations & Drawing Study of Art Creators in the World Art 8 (Electives) Dimensions in Art Origami Clay Paper Mache Perspective Computer Graphics Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Career-Oriented Projects Study of Art Creators in the World Computer Graphic Field
Band Instrumental music in West Deptford begins in 5th grade. Beginning students start by choosing to study: Flute (Tweeters) Clarinet (Screechersquawkers) Saxophone (Honkers) Trumpet/Trombone (Tooters) Percussion (Thumpers). Every band student has a lunch/recess group lesson and at least one band rehearsal every week.
Band 6th grade band is a homeroom and plays every day. 7th grade band has a couple of rehearsals as well as their general music class together. 8th grade is an elective that meets every day. The emphasis is on jazz / blues styles and improvisation. We study and play music from the middle ages to early jazz and blues.
Band The goal is for every student to be able to : Read Count Play in any key and in many styles Toward that goal, band students complete 11 texts over four years. There is a major emphasis on: Music Theory Ear Training Musical Literacy Connections to ALL curricular areas. Many times more than 50 students will focus and listen intently to an entire piece of music for the chance to answer a question and earn one Dove chocolate, that's a teaching bargain.
Choir Choir Program at West Deptford Middle School Vocal Development: Changing Voices Healthy Singing Role Models Audiation, Independence Philosophy: Literacy Creative Expression
Choir Repertoire: Cultural Diversity Quality of Text Musical Intention Appropriate Developmental Level Curriculum: Sight-Reading Materials Warm-ups Public Domain Choral Website, Smart Music
The Other Art- Technology Computer Technology and Literacy Technology concepts: Keyboarding skills Paint, draw and graphics Word processing Network awareness internet and telecommunications Multimedia and electronic presentations. Computer Programs: Mavis Beacon Keyboard Skills Microsoft Office Programs Microsoft Publisher Other computer software programs