Common Core Georgia Performance Standards and Georgia Performance Standards supported by RAINFOREST ADVENTURES GRADE 3 All three areas of programming at the Center for Puppetry Arts (performances, Create-A-Puppet Workshops and Museum exhibits) support Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS). Listed below are relevant Grade 3 standards supported by all three programming areas during a visit to the Center for Puppetry Arts. NOTE: Relevant Georgia Performance Standards in Fine Arts (based on The National Standards for Arts Education) and Next Generation Science Standards are also listed. A visit to the Center for Puppetry Arts supports Common Core standards/initiatives in the following ways: 1) Encourage higher-level thinking skills and rich conversation as students analyze how their lessons are a part of the puppet play/workshop/Museum exhibits 2) Introduce live performance as a type of text 3) Provide a living, breathing example of the blend of informational and literary text 4) Present new academic vocabulary 5) Reinforce content-area knowledge I. PERFORMANCE Here are some of the Grade 3 educational standards that can be supported when your students attend a live puppet theatre performance at the Center for Puppetry Arts: COMMON CORE GEORGIA PERFORMANCE STANDARDS ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS READING LITERARY Key Ideas and Details ELACC3RL2: Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text. ELACC3RL3: Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS SPEAKING AND LISTENING Comprehension and Collaboration ELACC3SL2: Recount or describe key ideas or details from written texts read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas ELACC3SL4: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace. Grade 3 educational standards RAINFOREST ADVENTURES • Page 2 ENGLSH LANGUAGE ARTS LANGUAGE Vocabulary Acquisition and Use ELACC3L4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. ELACC2L6: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domainspecific vocabulary, including words and phrases that signal spatial and temporal relationships. GEORGIA PERFORMANCE STANDARDS IN FINE ARTS FINE ARTS: GENERAL MUSIC, CRITICAL ANALYSIS/INVESTIGATE M3GM.6 – Listening to, analyzing, and describing music b. Describe music using appropriate vocabulary (allegro, adagio, forte, piano, upward, downward), appropriate mood, and timbre adjectives. c. Identify classroom and various orchestral instruments by sight and sound. M3GM.7 – Evaluating music and music performances a. Evaluate musical performances of themselves and others. b. Explain personal preferences for specific musical works using appropriate vocabulary. FINE ARTS: GENERAL MUSIC, CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL CONTEXT M3GM.8 – Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, disciplines outside the arts a. Describe the relationship between music and the other arts. b. Describe the relationship between music and disciplines outside the arts. M3GM.9 – Understanding music in relation to history and culture a. Sing, listen, and/or move to music from various historical periods and cultures. c. Demonstrate appropriate audience behavior for the context and style of music performed. FINE ARTS, THEATRE ARTS TAES3.1 Analyzing and constructing meaning from theatrical experiences, dramatic literature, and electronic media (post-show discussion of puppet play in classroom) a. Defines theatre terminology. b. Discusses connections between theatre and life experiences. c. Uses dramatic elements such as plot, setting, theme, problem, resolution, and character to communicate a main idea. d. Summarizes the main idea of the theatrical experience, dramatic literature, and electronic media. e. Uses inference to investigate the main ideas, details, sequence of events, and cause-effect in theatre experiences. TAES3.9 Exploring the relevance of theatre to careers (post-show discussion of puppet play in classroom) a. Describes the skills needed for major careers such as director, actor, designer, technician, playwright, and stage manager in the theatre business. b. Analyzes why the theatre business involves multiple people and occupations. Grade 3 educational standards RAINFOREST ADVENTURES • Page 3 TAES3.10 Critiquing various aspects of theatre and other media using appropriate supporting evidence (post-show discussion of puppet play in classroom) a. Critiques a theatrical experience using appropriate theatre terminology. b. Interprets what is seen, felt and heard in a theatre experience. c. Reflects on theatre experiences using a variety of written, graphic, non-verbal and oral responses. TAES3.11 Engaging actively and appropriately as an audience member in theatre or other media experiences a. Describes the roles and responsibilities of the audience. b. Describes and applies theatre etiquette. NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS 3-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics 3-LS2-1. Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive. 3-LS3 Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits 3-LS3-1. Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents and that variation of these traits exists in a group of similar organisms. 3-LS3-2. Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment. 3-LS4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity 3-LS4-2. Use evidence to construct an explanation for how the variations in characteristics among individuals of the same species may provide advantages in surviving, finding mates, and reproducing. 3-LS4-3. Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all. 3-LS4-4. Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change. II. PUPPET-MAKING WORKSHOP Here are some of the Grade 3 educational standards that can be supported when your students participate in a Create-A-Puppet Workshop at the Center for Puppetry Arts (where they will enjoy an instructor-led learning activity and/or construct, decorate and perform with their very own puppet): CONCEPTS/TOPICS EXPLORED IN INSTRUCTOR-LED CREATE-A-PUPPET WORKSHOP LEARNING ACTIVITY: puppetry, types of puppets, ecosystems, conservation Grade 3 educational standards RAINFOREST ADVENTURES • Page 4 COMMON CORE GEORGIA PERFORMANCE STANDARDS MATHEMATICS Standards for Mathematical Practice 1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. 2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively. 3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. 4. Model with mathematics. 5. Use appropriate tools strategically. 6. Attend to precision GEOMETRY Reason with shapes and their attributes. MCC3.G.1 Understand that shapes in different categories (e.g., rhombuses, rectangles, and others) may share attributes (e.g., having four sides), and that the shared attributes can define a larger category (e.g., quadrilaterals). Recognize rhombuses, rectangles, and squares as examples of quadrilaterals, and draw examples of quadrilaterals that do not belong to any of these subcategories. MCC3.G.2 Partition shapes into parts with equal areas. Express the area of each part as a unit fraction of the whole. For example, partition a shape into 4 parts with equal area, and describe the area of each part as 1/4 of the area of the shape. GEORGIA PERFORMANCE STANDARDS IN FINE ARTS FINE ARTS, VISUAL ARTS: PRODUCTION VA3PR.3 Creates artworks to express individual ideas, thoughts, and feelings from memory, imagination, and observation. a. Creates art emphasizing one or more elements of art (e.g., color, line, shape, form, texture). b. Creates art emphasizing one or more principles of design (balance, proportion, rhythm, emphasis, unity, contrast). c. Combines materials in new and inventive ways to make a finished work of art. VA3PR.3 Understands and applies media, techniques, and processes of three-dimensional Works of art (ceramics, sculpture, crafts, and mixed media) using tools and materials in a safe and appropriate manner to develop skills. b. Creates sculpture using a variety of methods (e.g., papier-mâché, cutting, folding, found objects). NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS 3-LS4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity 3-LS4-4. Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change. Grade 3 educational standards RAINFOREST ADVENTURES • Page 5 III. MUSEUM Here are some of the Grade 3 educational standards than can be supported when your students tour our special exhibits and global puppetry museum (PUPPETS: The Power of Wonder, the rotating PASSPORTS exhibit, Love Family Atrium exhibits and our Special Exhibits gallery): ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS READING INFORMATIONAL Key Ideas and Details ELACC3RI1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. ELACC3RI2: Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas ELACC3RI7: Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur). ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS LANGUAGE Vocabulary Acquisition and Use ELACC3L6: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domainspecific vocabulary, including words and phrases that signal spatial and temporal relationships. GEORGIA PERFORMANCE STANDARDS IN FINE ARTS FINE ARTS, VISUAL ARTS: CONTEXTUAL UNDERSTANDING VA3CU.1 Investigates and discovers the personal relationship of artist to community, culture, and world through making and studying art. a. Recognizes the unique contributions of contemporary and historical Georgia artists and art forms (Wayland Flowers of Dawson, Georgia). b. Discovers personal relationship to community, culture, and world through making and studying art. VA3CU.2 Views and discusses selected artworks. a. Names subject and theme. b. Uses context clues to identify time and place. c. Identifies artist and culture. d. Recognizes media and technique. e. Discusses the purpose of art in various cultures (e.g., aesthetic, utilitarian). FINE ARTS, THEATRE ARTS: CONTEXTUAL UNDERSTANDING TAES3.1 Analyzing and construction meaning from theatrical experiences, dramatic literature and electronic media. a. Defines theatre terminology. b. Makes connections between theatre and personal life. TAES3.8 Examining the roles of theatre as a reflection of past and present civilizations a. Describes various theatrical experiences. Grade 3 educational standards RAINFOREST ADVENTURES • Page 6 b. Describes how theatre arts connect to self and to the present world. c. Recognizes a brief history of theatre arts. d. Describes theatre experiences in the community. TAES3.9 Exploring the relevance of theatre to careers a. Describes the skills needed for major careers such as director, actor, designer, technician, playwright, and stage manager in the theatre business. b. Analyzes why the theatre business involves multiple people and occupations.
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