Visual and Performing Arts MTTC

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whole note4 beatsDecrescendogradually get softer/quietersharpPlaying or singing above pitchflatPlaying or singing below pitchprimary colorsred, yellow, blueforteto play or sing loudlyachromaticBlack, grey, or whitehuecoloraestheticspleasing in appearancedarkmystery, ignorance, evilpercussion instrumentsDrums, Piano, Xylophone, cymballightgood, intelligence, wholenesswhole rest4 beats of silencehalf note2 beats of soundBased on their costumes and poses, the dancers in this photograph are most likely performing which of the following styles of dance?modernWhich of the following techniques is typically used by a playwright to give a play a sense of tensionintroducing a conflict between two or more charactersA second-grade teacher would like students to apply the concept of harmony during a music lesson. Which of the following activities would be most appropriate for this purpose?singing a round in groupsWhich of the following elements is essential to a performance of live theatre?an audience and actorsWhich of the following activities best illustrates the concept of kinesthetic awareness?a dance activity in which students try to sense where their own and others' bodies are in space without lookingA primary purpose of murals is to depict the beliefs and attitudes of a culture through the use ofstorytellingThe dancer's posture known as a plié is most typically associated with which of the following types of dance?balletAs part of a unit on the Civil War, a fifth-grade class researches the Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Detroit. On the Internet, the students view additional pictures of the monument's statues and plaques and read the tablet, which states: "Erected by the people of Michigan in honor of the martyrs who fell and the heroes who fought in defense of liberty and union." This activity is most likely to promote students' understanding of the way in which art can be used to:express collective feelings.A third-grade teacher has arranged for his class to attend a performance by an Indonesian shadow puppet (wayang kulit) company. Which of the following strategies would most effectively prepare the students to appreciate the performance?talking to students about the background of the art form and having them create and use basic shadow puppets to retell a familiar storyA second-grade teacher would like to collaborate with the school's fine arts teacher in a way that enhances the students' overall learning experience. Which of the following strategies would best help the teacher accomplish this goal?meeting with the fine arts teacher throughout the school year to brainstorm ways for the arts to reference and be integrated into other curriculaThe students in a sixth-grade class take a field trip to an art museum. At one point, the teacher notices that several students become interested in a group of paintings displayed together. Which of the following questions by the teacher would most likely foster students' ability to construct meaning from one of these paintings?What story do you think the artist is trying to tell with this painting?A teacher is planning a student concert at which students will perform a published song from a contemporary musical. Given the ethical considerations associated with student performances of published material, which of the following actions by the teacher would be most appropriate?sending a written request for permission to the song's publisher well in advance of the concertA second-grade teacher has students create their own string instrument using a shoebox and rubber bands. The students pluck the rubber bands to create different sounds. This activity would be most appropriate for promoting students' understanding of which of the following concepts related to science and music?vibrationA sixth-grade teacher is planning a project in which students will use disposable cameras to document their lives outside of school. The students' photographs will be featured in an exhibit at the public library. The teacher would like to provide students with appropriate guidance throughout the project. Which of the following steps should the teacher take first?reviewing privacy laws and providing release forms to be signed by the individuals that the students photographA sixth-grade teacher would like to familiarize students with some famous examples of important art movements. After giving the students a few minutes to look at a slide of a painting, which of the following questions would be most effective for the teacher to use to begin a discussion?What do you see in this painting?crescendogradually get loudermodern danceType of creative dance involving specialized movement techniques; emphasis is on expression and communicationhalf rest2 beats of silencemiddle groundthe part of a work between the foreground and backgroundEtchingProcess of cutting into a surface with the use of an acid productTintAdding white to a color to make it lighterwoodwind instrumentsflute, oboe, clarinet, bassoonSemitoneSmallest distance between two notes7 elements of artline, shape, form, color, value, texture, spaceLithographyThe process or method of printing from a metal or stone surfacenegative spaceempty spaces surrounding shapes and formsSummative AssessmentAssessment data collected after instruction to evaluate a student's mastery of the curriculum objectivessecondary colorsOrange, Green, Violet; made by mixing two primary colorsPolyptychan altarpiece composed of more than three sectionsbrass instrumentstrumpet, french horn, trombone, tubaFormative AssessmentAssessment used throughout teaching of a lesson and/or unit to gauge students' understanding and inform and guide teachingDrypointAn intaglio printmaking technique in which the design is scratched directly into a metal plate with a sharp, pointed, tool.Tonecolor made by adding greyaerial perspectivethe haziness that surrounds objects that are farther away from the viewer, causing the distance to be perceived as greaterDynamicsDegrees of loudness or softness in music4 principles of artbalance, proportion, unity, varietyTone (music)full movement two keys apartspectrum (art)colors that are the result of a beam of white light that is broken by a prismvaluelightness and darkness of a colorMelodya sequence of single notes that is musically satisfying.chromathe intensity or strength of a colorquarter note1 beat of soundintervaldistance between two pitches