K-12 Instructional Tools

North Carolina Essential Standards Support Tools

http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/curriculum/artsed/scos/

  • Crosswalks - The crosswalk documents compare the current Standard Course of Study to the newly adopted standards.
  • Unpacking Standards - The unpacking documents demonstrate at a granular level the knowledge and skills students are expected to master at a particular grade.
  • I Can Statements - The standards organized in grade spans in student "I Can" statements.
  • Glossary of Terms - The glossaries provide definitions of content specific terms used in the standards documents.
  • Excel Spreadsheets- Objectives in interactive spreadsheet, divided into Disciplines and Levels for your convenience. Searchable by keyword and Blooms Taxonomy.
  • Arts Education Preamble - Introduction to the NC Arts Education Essential Standards (2010)
  • Graphic Organizers - These visual representations assist the student in organizing abstract “big picture” information that is new, overwhelming or misunderstood in the new standards.
  • NC Arts Ed Master Packet - Provides a master document for all four arts disciplines which includes the Preamble, Crosswalks, Unpacking, and Standards for Dance, Music, Theatre Arts, and Visual Arts - print ready for use in local schools or school systems.
  • QUICK REFERENCE GUIDES FOR THE NC STANDARD COURSE OF STUDY
    The Quick Reference Guides for The North Carolina Standard Course of Study, available in sets for K-5 or 6-8, serve as resources for teachers as they plan instruction to implement the North Carolina Standard Course of Study across multiple disciplines.
    IS175, 2012, $25 (K-5)
    IS176, 2012, $15 (6-8) Order at
    http://www.ncpublicschools.org/publications/.

    Free PDF download at: http://aplus.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/Reference+Guides

Arts Education Instructional Support Tools


Crosswalks

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Unpacking

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Excel Spreadsheets


Dance

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Dance Crosswalk
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Dance Unpacking
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Music

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Music Crosswalk
Music Crosswalk

Music Unpacking
Music Unpacking








Theatre Arts

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Theatre Crosswalk
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Theatre Unpacking
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Art Crosswalk
Art Crosswalk

Art Unpacking
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Arts Education Preamble

The introduction to the Arts Education Essential Standards for all four arts disciplines.

Arts Education Strands

Definitions of the Arts Education Strands.





Graphic Organizers

Focus on concepts that may be generalized across all four arts disciplines.

(Provided in MS Word to facilitate adaptation for classroom use)

NC Arts Ed Master Packet

This PDF version is print-ready and includes the following for all four arts disciplines:
  • The Arts Education Preamble
  • North Carolina Essential Standards
  • Crosswalks Instructional Tools
  • Unpacking the Standards Instructional Tools