ABC (Arts in Basic Curriculum)

The Arts in Basic Curriculum (ABC) Project provides leadership to achieve quality, comprehensive arts education (dance, music, media arts, theatre, visual arts and creative writing) for all students in South Carolina.
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Early Grades - Pretending with Scenery
Early Grades - Pretending with Scenery

Lesson

Students will learn about using their imagination to act out a story in an imaginary location, using the setting and items around them. Students will think creatively and problem solve. After some...

Distance Learning Art: Texture Seascapes
Distance Learning Art: Texture Seascapes

Lesson

Students will look at and discuss landscapes and seascapes and learn how artists create space. Students will use the Elements of Art; line, color, shape, texture, and space to create a tri-fold...

Dynamics- Chant It Out!
Dynamics- Chant It Out!

Lesson

This lesson introduces the proper musical terms for loud (forte), soft (piano), gradually louder (crescendo), and gradually softer (decrescendo).

Cup Compositions
Cup Compositions

Lesson

Students will use plastic cups to create their own compositions using symbolic notation and traditional notation of half notes, quarter notes, and eighth notes.

Telling Time through Theatre!
Telling Time through Theatre!

Lesson

During this lesson, students will convert digital hours and minutes to analog time while being the hands of a clock!

Making Music With the Pout, Pout Fish
Making Music With the Pout, Pout Fish

Lesson

This lesson will be the culminating lesson at the end of a unit on instruments, tone color, and how music can help tell a story. The students would have already learned about the families of the...

“Inspiring Inventions!” (Design)
“Inspiring Inventions!” (Design)

Lesson

This lesson falls into the second nine weeks of school, after the study of Westward Expansion. This design project will lead to a new unit that focuses on the Industrial Revolution. Collaborating in...