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Model Curriculum Framework: Model Curriculum Framework Crosswalk Document

PA Big Ideas and National Standards Artistic Processes
  1. The skills, techniques, elements, and principles of the arts can be learned, studied, refined, and practiced
  2. Artists use tools and resources as well as their own experiences and skills to create art
  3. The arts provide a medium to understand and exchange ideas
  4. Humans have expressed experiences and ideas through the arts throughout time and across cultures
  5. There are formal and informal processes used to assess the quality of works in the arts
  6. People use both aesthetic and critical processes to assess the quality of works in the arts
  1. Creating, Performing, Responding, and Connecting
  2. Creating, Connecting
  3. Creating, Performing, Responding, Connecting
  4. Creating, Performing, Connecting
  5. Performing, Responding, Connecting
  6. Performing, Responding, Connecting
National Standards/Artistic Processes/Enduring Understandings
The creative ideas, concepts, and feelings that influence musicians' work emerge from a variety of sourcesPerformers' interest in and knowledge of musical works, understanding of their own technical skill, and the context for a performance influence the selection of repertoireIndividuals' selection of musical works is influenced by their interests, experiences, understanding, and purposesMusicians' connect their personal interests, experiences, ideas, and knowledge to creating, performing, and responding
Musicians' creative choices are influenced by their own experiences and skills to create artAnalyzing creators' context and how they manipulate elements of music provides insight into their intent and informs performancesResponse to music is informed by analyzing context (social, cultural and historical) and how creators and performers manipulate the elements of musicUnderstanding connections to varied contexts and daily life enhances musicians' creating, performing, and responding
Musicians' evaluate and refine their work through openness to new ideas, persistence, and the application of appropriate criteriaPerformers' make interpretive decisions based on their understanding of context and expressive intentThrough their use of elements and structures of music, creators and performers provide clues to their expressive intent 
Musicians' presentation of creative work is the culmination of a process of creation and communicationTo express their musical ideas, musicians' analyze, evaluate, and refine their performance over time through openness to new ideas, persistence and the application of appropriate criteriaThe personal evaluation of musical works and performances are informed by analysis, interpretation, and established criteria 
 Musicians' judge performance based on criteria that vary across time, place, and cultures  
PA Standards Artistic Process National Core Arts Anchor Standards Music Process Components 2014 National Core Music Standards 1994 National Standards
9.1 Production, Performance and Exhibition of Dance, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts Creating: Conceiving and developing new artistic ideas and work #1 Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work Imagine MU:Cr1 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
#2 Organize and develop artistic ideas and work Plan and Make MU:Cr2
#3 Refine and complete artistic work Evaluate and Refine MU:Cr3
Present MU:Cr3
9.1 Production, Performance and Exhibition of Dance, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts Performing: Realizing artistic ideas and work through interpretation and presentation #4 Analyze, interpret, and select artistic work for presentation Select MU:Pr4 1, 2, 3, 5, 6
Analyze MU:Pr4
Interpret MU:Pr4
#5 Develop and refine artistic work for presentation Rehearse, Evaluate, and Refine MU:Pr5
#6 Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work Present MU:Pr6
9.3 Critical Response 9.4 Aesthetic Response Responding: Understanding and evaluating how the arts convey meaning #7 Perceive and analyze artistic work Select MU:Re7 6, 7
Analyze MU:Re7
#8 Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work Interpret MU:Re8
#9 Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work Evaluate MU:Re9
9.2 Historical and Cultural Contexts Connecting: Relating artistic ideas and work with personal meaning and external context #10 Synthesize and relate knowledge and experiences to make art MU:Cn10 3, 4, 5
#11 Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding MU:Cn11