Planning a Sequential Elementary Curriculum



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Introduction 0:39

The Foundations of a Sequential Curriculum

The Benefits of Sequential Curriculum 2:09

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy 3:27

Start with the Standards

National Arts Standards Overview 1:29

Connecting to Other Frameworks 3:13

Building on Skills 3:22

Various Ways to Organize Curriculum

Looking at Themes in Art 2:26

Implementing Medium and Technique Studies 4:47

Connecting to Art History and Contemporary Art 4:06

Connecting Other Components of Art Ed

Adding in Vocabulary 4:30

Aligning the Elements and Principles 4:04

Creating Cross-Curricular Connections 3:12

Integrating Literacy Connections 3:47

Creating an Assessment Plan

Working in Formative Assessments 6:00

Connecting Summative Assessment 6:47


Conclusion 0:52

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Planning a Sequential Elementary Curriculum

3 PD Hours

  • 1 Study the foundational components of curriculum design.

  • 2 Identify a philosophy for guiding your curriculum.

  • 3 Discover how to plan for, organize, and implement these strategies immediately.

Dig deep into the process of designing a sequential elementary art curriculum with this Learning Pack. Discover how to create your teaching philosophy, how to align your curriculum with national standards, and how to craft effective learning objectives. Finish with some tips on finding the perfect instructional resources to support your curriculum and how to align assessments related to your curriculum development process.

Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
1.1 Aligns curriculum with national, state, or district standards
1.2 Plans and prepares sequential lessons, units, and/or centers
1.3 Develops appropriate learning targets/goals
1.4 Develops engaging activities, resources, lessons, and/or centers
1.5 Demonstrates thorough background/content knowledge

Lindsey Moss

Lindsey Moss

AOE Writer and Elementary Art Teacher

Lindsey Moss is an elementary art teacher in Yorkville, Illinois. She enjoys art history and finding creative and artistic solutions to educational challenges.


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