The Arts

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Curriculum

Overall Curriculum Expectations

The Grade 5 Arts curriculum encourages learners to be creative every day.

In Grade 5 Dance, learners expand their movement vocabulary in response to various stimuli, select appropriate forms, and manipulate dance elements, including relationship, time, and energy to create choreography.

The Grade 5 Drama curriculum builds upon the drama forms and conventions, with learners gaining a better understanding and greater competence as they incorporate more movement/dance connections, storytelling, prepared improvisation and short scenes, day in the life, inner/outer circle, and corridor of voices.

Grade 5 Music students develop the ability to read music notation and apply their knowledge of music elements through performing (singing, moving, playing instruments), creating, and listening.

Grade 5 Visual Arts students apply the elements of design to communicate for various purposes and on multiple themes, with a focus on connecting to personal experiences in their world.

The Arts curriculum is structured into four strands:

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Visual Arts


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