The Rembrandt Teaching Project
State Learning Standards
The New York
City and State Language Arts Learning Standards, and the
Learning Standards For The Arts focus on what students
should know in specific subject areas, and how they
should apply and demonstrate that acquired
may be created and evalutated according to the Standards
in various forms. Expected outcomes in Language Arts
include reading literature and functional documents, and
writing responses to literature, essays, letters,
reports, and poetry.
In the Visual
and Performing Arts, students are emersed in the arts and
their accomplishments evaluated through resulting
dramatic plays, song, dance, improvisation, role play,
computer generated art, desktop publishing, murals,
musical compositions, paintings, drawings, video, film,
States Arts Learning Standards
Creating, Performing and Participating in the Arts
Students will actively engage in the processes that
constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance,
music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in
various roles in the arts.
Knowing and Using Arts Materials and Resources
Students will be knowledgeable about and make use of
the materials and resources available for participation
in the arts in various roles.
Responding to and Analyzing Works of Art
Students will respond critically to a variety of
works in the arts, connecting the individual work to
other works and to other aspects of human endeavor and
Understanding the Cultural Dimensions and Contributions
of the Arts
Students will develop an understanding of the
personal and cultural forces that shape artistic
communication and how the arts in turn shape the diverse
cultures of past and present societies.
information about the New York State Learning Standards
for the Arts visit the New York State Education
Department Website at http://www.nysed.gov.