ArtFine Arts - Grade 10

ADA2OB - Dramatic Arts - (Beginners). This course requires students to actively explore dramatic forms and techniques, using their own ideas and concerns as well as sources selected from a wide range of authors, genres, and cultures. Student learning will include identifying and using the principles of space, time, voice, and movement in creating, sustaining, and communicating authentic roles within a drama. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creation and presentation of the drama, and will analyse and reflect on the experience. Greater emphasis to be placed on process and fundamental performance skills. Prerequisite: None - This course is designed for beginning drama students.

 

 

ADA2OE - Dramatic Arts - (Experienced). This course requires students to actively explore dramatic forms and techniques, using their own ideas and concerns as well as sources selected from a wide range of authors, genres, and cultures. Student learning will include identifying and using the principles of space, time, voice, and movement in creating, sustaining, and communicating authentic roles within a drama. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creation and presentation of the drama, and will analyse and reflect on the experience. Prerequisite: None - Strongly recommend ADA1O1.

 

 

AMU2O1 - Instrumental Music - This course emphasizes performance of music at an intermediate level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill. Student learning will include participating in creative activities and listening perceptively. Students will also be required to develop a thorough understanding of the language of music, including the elements, terminology, and history. Active involvement in one of the instrumental extra-curricular performance groups is strongly encouraged. Students should have previous experience on a woodwind, brass or percussion instrument.

 

 

AMG2O1 - Into. to Guitar and Contemporary Music - This course emphasizes performance of music at a beginner's level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill. Student learning will include participating in creative activities and listening perceptively. Students will also be required to develop a thorough understanding of the language of music, including the elements, terminology, and history. This course is open to students with little or no previous guitar experience. The performance component includes opportunities for solo and group playing, in addition to guitar performance and vocal accompaniment.

 

 

AMV2O1 - Vocal Music - This course emphasizes performance of music at an intermediate level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill. Student learning will include participating in creative activities and listening perceptively. Students will also be required to develop a thorough understanding of the language of music including the elements, terminology, and history. As students develop their vocal skills acquired in AMV1O1, they will be encouraged to take on a more individual role as either a section leader, peer tutor or a soloist. Prerequisite: None, but AMV101 is highly recommended. A $10 music folder fee applies to this course. It will be refunded upon return of the music folder at the end of the course.

 

 

AVI2OB - Visual Arts (Beginners) - This course emphasizes learning through practice; building on what students know; and introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic thinking and experimentation. Student learning will include the refined application of the elements and principles of design, incorporating the creative and design processes, and the relationship between form and content. Students will also learn about the connections between works of art and their historical contexts. Course objectives may be achieved either though a comprehensive program or through a program focused on a particular art form (e.g., drawing, painting). Prerequisite: None. This course is designed for the beginning art student.

 

 

AVI2OE - Visual Arts (Experienced) - This course emphasizes learning through practice; building on what students know; and introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic thinking and experimentation. Student learning will include the refined application of the elements and principles of design, incorporating the creative and design processes, and the relationship between form and content. Students will also learn about the connections between works of art and their historical contexts. Course objectives may be achieved either though a comprehensive program or through a program focused on a particular art form (e.g., drawing, painting). This course is designed for art students who have completed Grade 9 Visual Arts.

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