NEW JERSEY STATE STANDARDSNJSLS 1 - VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
The 2009 revision of the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standard (NJCCCS,) now referred to as the New Jersey Student Learning Standard #1 - Visual and Performing Arts reflects the arts processes defined in the 2008 NAEP Arts Education Assessment Framework: creating (1.1 and 1.2), performing (1.3), and responding (1.4).Standard 1.1 The Creative Process: All students will demonstrate an understanding of the elements and principles that govern the creation of works of art in dance, music, theatre, and visual art.
Standard 1.2 History of the Arts and Culture: All students will understand the role, development, and influence of the arts throughout history and across cultures.
Standard 1.3 Performing: All students will synthesize skills, media, methods, and technologies that are appropriate to creating, performing, and/or presenting works of art in dance, music, theatre, and visual art.
Standard 1.4 Aesthetic Responses & Critique Methodologies: All students will demonstrate and apply an understanding of arts philosophies, judgment, and analysis to works of art in dance, music, theatre, and visual art.For a detailed document of K-12 MUSIC and 5-12 THEATER content standards and cumulative progress indicators, as adopted by the New Jersey Department of Education, CLICK HERE.All arts instruction in New Providence also incorporates NJCCCS 8 for Technology and 9 for 21st Century Life and Career Skills. Click below for information on these state standards.