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Introduction to The New Standards

Introduction To The New Standards

The New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Visual and Performing Arts (NJSLS-VPA) are designed to promote lifelong artistic literacy and fluency.

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Creating

Anchor Standard 1: Generating and conceptualizing ideas.
Anchor Standard 2: Organizing and developing ideas.
Anchor Standard 3: Refining and completing products.

Creating

Conceiving and developing new artistic ideas and work.


Performing/ Presenting/ Producing

Anchor Standard 4: Developing and refining techniques and models or steps needed to create products.
Anchor Standard 5: Selecting, analyzing and interpreting work.
Anchor Standard 6: Conveying meaning through art.

Performing

(dance, music, theatre) Realizing artistic ideas and work through interpretation and presentation.

Presenting

(visual arts) Interpreting and sharing artistic work.

Producing 

(media arts) Realizing and presenting artistic ideas and work.


Responding


Anchor Standard 7: Perceiving and analyzing products.
Anchor Standard 8: Applying criteria to evaluate products.
Anchor Standard 9: Interpreting intent and meaning.

Responding

Understanding and evaluating how the arts convey meaning.


Connecting

Anchor Standard 10: Synthesizing and relating knowledge and personal experiences to create products.
Anchor Standard 11: Relating artistic ideas and works within societal, cultural, and historical contexts to deepen understanding.

Connecting

Relating artistic ideas and work with personal meaning and external context.