TExES EC-6 Fine Arts, Health & PE
This flashcard set was created by Dr. Jerry Whitworth at Texas Woman's University to assist students in reviewing science content for the EC-6 Generalist TExES exam.
Terms in this set (44)
Movement, motor skills, walking, hopping, skipping
The speed or pace of a given piece of music. Tempo can affect the mood and difficulty of a musical composition.
Portfolios for art
Allows students, particularly young students to demonstrate their personal expression.
Art with very young children
Use materials that are easier to clean up (water colors as opposed to oil or other materials). Also, focus more on personal expression and creativity and less on technique and technical aspects of art.
Science with young children
Make activities concrete and visual so that young children can make connections.
Related to the pattern of music or speech
Refers to quality or characteristics of a sound
Relates to the pitch accuracy of a musical instrument. Intonation may be flat, sharp, or both
Give students as much control over decisions that affect their health as possible. Teaching children about healthy food choices is one way to help them make choices that will have an important impact on their health.
Awareness of space, when applied to the body it means an awareness of where one's body is in relation to space.
In music it is the grouping of strong and week beats. It gives music its rhythm.
A musical term that has to do with movement, force, loudness/softness, power.
The frequency of a note determining how high or low it sounds.
One or more vocalists performing without an accompaniment, using just their voices.
A direction to play a piece of music lively and fast.
A sequence of chords that brings an end to a phrase, either in the middle or the end of a composition.
Singing in unison, texts in a free rhythm. Similar to the rhythm of speech.
3 or 4 notes played simultaneously in harmony.
Includes all twelve notes of an octave.
Eight full tones above the key note where the scale begins and ends.
A musical form where the principal theme is repeated several times. The rondo was often used for the final movements of classical sonata form works.
The unit of measure where the beats on the lines of the staff are divided up into two, three, four beats to a measure.
The succession of single tones in musical compositions, as distinguished from harmony and rhythm.
Pleasing combination of two or three tones played together in the background while a melody is being played. Harmony also refers to the study of chord progressions.
The manner in which tones are produced with regard to pitch.
System of notes or tones based on and named after the key note.
Word to indicate that the movement or entire composition is to be played smoothly.
The general pitch that an instrument is known for; the overall stretch of an instrument's voice. For example, the cello has a lower register than the violin*. In sheet music, register is signified by a clef.
The large musical symbol found at the very beginning of a staff, indicating which octaves will be played. Piano music uses two clefs, the treble clef and the bass clef.
In music, it refers to the way multiple voices (or instruments) interact in a composition. One may also think of texture as a description of musical hierarchy: which voice is most prominent? Are all the voices equal?
In the visual arts, it is the perceived surface quality of a work of art. It is an element of two-dimensional and three-dimensional design and is distinguished by its perceived visual and physical properties. Use of texture, along with other elements of design, can convey a variety of messages and emotions.
An optional voicing for extra-high sopranos that harmonizes with the melody. Usually the melody is the highest, but a descant is not the melody.
A musical scale or mode with five notes per octave in contrast to a heptatonic (seven note) scale such as the major scale and minor scale.
The basic components used by an artist when creating works of art. The elements of design are color, value, line, shape, form, texture, and space.
The ways that the elements of art may be used in a work of art. The principles include balance, emphasis, harmony, variety, gradation, movement, rhythm, and proportion.
Dlement of art that refers to the three dimensional - having length, width and depth
Principle of design in which elements of a composition seem well arranged
The ways in which the elements of a work of art are arranged
In art, emotion or feeling as expressed in a work of art.
The small, bright white areas on objects that show reflected light
A repeated group of elements from a pattern
The element of art that is a distinct space, having length and width, (2 dimensions); a shape is created when a line reconnects with itself
A sculpture that comes forward from a flat surface, as opposed to being freestanding.
A composite material consisting of paper pieces or pulp, sometimes reinforced with textiles, bound with an adhesive, such as glue, starch, or wallpaper paste.
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