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Focus on Patterns

Students create artwork of animals, using patterns.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grade 1    Length 14:56

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The Elements of Drama

Students dramatize characters during the Creative Process.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 1    Length 6:24

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Orff Instruments

Students play Orff instruments as background music for a story.
Watch or download now | Music | Grade 1    Length 8:57

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Two-Dimensional Art in Science

Students use visual arts to enhance the study of simple machines.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grades 1–2    Length 17:49

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Body Movement and Space

Students learn about the first two elements of dance.
Watch or download now | Dance | Grades 1–2    Length 17:43

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Interpreting Poetry

Students use dance to enhance their study of poetry.
Watch or download now | Dance | Grade 2    Length 13:14

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Pitch Through Patterning

Students develop an awareness of the musical element "pitch".
Watch or download now | Music | Grades 1–2    Length 13:35

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Mixing Mediums

Students create artwork, using a variety of mediumss.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grade 2    Length 12:04

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Animal Legends

Students use traditional techniques to draw an animal and then write a legend about the animal.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grade 3    Length 9:36

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Musical Interpretation of Poetry

Students write poetry based on a colour, and perform their piece with musical accompaniment.
Watch or download now | Music | Grade 3    Length 13:24

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Rhythmic Clapping

Students practise a variety of clapping activities.
Watch or download now | Music | Grade 3    Length 12:04

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Moving to the Beat

Students move to rhythm in poems and verses.
Watch or download now | Music | Grades 4–5    Length 10:54

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Creating Mythical Creatures

Students create their own mythical creatures, using shapes.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grade 5    Length 12:41

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Expressing Meaning Using Multimedia Techniques

Students create artwork based on their study of Canadian government.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grade 5    Length 11:30

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Exploring Symmetry

Students use their bodies to practise the concept of symmetry.
Watch or download now | Dance | Grade 5    Length 10:21

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Student Peer Feedback

Peers offer feedback to each other as they write their own rhythmic composition.
Watch or download now | Music | Grade 5    Length 13:13

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The Story of an Artwork

Students discuss famous works of art.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grades 5–6    Length 15:10

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Connecting with Measurement

Students learn about the elements of design – line and proportion.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grade 6    Length 11:05

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Integrating First Nation Teachings

Students create a piece of art using First Nation teaching as inspiration.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grade 6    Length 14:08

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The Elements of Dance

Students use dance to explore the four elements – air, water, fire and earth.
Watch or download now | Dance | Grade 6    Length 11:04

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Expressing Emotions

Students use inclusion and exclusion vocabulary words to create movement.
Watch or download now | Dance | Grade 6    Length 16:17

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Expression Through Movement

Students use movement to represent science and history concepts.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 6    Length 12:50

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Exploring the Creative Process

Students use improvisation to discuss character education.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 6    Length 16:04

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World Explorers

Students role play explorers during a social studies unit.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 6    Length 14:25

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Composing a Musical

Students collaborate to create different elements of a musical.
Watch or download now | Music | Grades 6–7    Length 14:23

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Cultural Dances

Students learn dances from a variety of cultures.
Watch or download now | Dance | Grade 7    Length 10:52

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Boomwhackers

Working in small groups, students create ostinatos, using simple instruments.
Watch or download now | Music | Grade 7    Length 14:54

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The Production Process

Students work together to perform and produce a play.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 7    Length 13:47

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Drawing to Music

Students experiment with drawing to different types of music.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grades 7–8    Length 12:33

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Exploration of Mediums

Students explore traditional artwork and examine how First Nations' culture can be intertwined with artistic exploration and creation.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grades 7–8    Length 13:06

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Band Foundations

Students participate in an intermediate level concert band.
Watch or download now | Music | Grades 7–8    Length 14:23

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Music and Technology

Students use software to compose an original piece of music.
Watch or download now| Music | Grades 7–8    Length 14:24

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Creating an Installation

Students create an installation art piece based on their field trip to Toronto.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grade 8    Length 15:51

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Creative Movement

Students create movement pieces to discuss global issues.
Watch or download now | Dance | Grade 8    Length 12:07

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Dramatizing Social Interactions

Students create their own dramatizations, using excerpts from a play.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 8    Length 12:01



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Engaging Boys in the Arts

Students become re-engaged in school through participating in a student-driven visual arts program.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grade 9    Length 16:59

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Social Issues Community Project

Students create a mixed media display to represent various social issues.
Watch or download now | Media Arts | Grade 9    Length 13:24

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Masks and Myths

Students write and perform original myths.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 9    Length 12:37

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The Myth of Persephone

Students participate in drama activities related to a Greek myth.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 9    Length 17:14

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Composing a "Symphony"

Students work collaboratively to create a "symphony," using a variety of instruments.
Watch or download now | Music | Grades 9–12    Length 16:46

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Creating a Digital Identity

Students use technology to create art.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grade 10    Length 10:34

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A Boys' Dance Class

A boys-only dance program helps students explore the "maleness" of dance.
Watch or download now | Dance | Grade 10    Length 14:39

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Photography

Students collaboratively create artwork, using stop motion animation.
Watch or download now | Media Arts | Grade 10    Length 8:09

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Improvisation Activities

Students play improv games and participate in improvised scenes.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 10    Length 16:59

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Drama and Literacy

English language learners express themselves through drama.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 10    Length 11:06

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Woodland Style Artwork

Students use traditional techniques to create artwork.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grades 10–11    Length 17:15

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Concert Band

Students participate in a senior level concert band.
Watch or download now | Music | Grade 11    Length 8:07

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Exploring Non-Traditional Sounds

Students explore non-traditional sounds on their stringed instruments.
Watch or download now | Music | Grade 11    Length 13:31

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Exploring Vocal Warm-ups

Working in small groups, students create vocal warm-ups.
Watch or download now | Music | Grade 11    Length 9:56

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Interpreting Modern Dance Vocabulary

Students create presentations based on the ideas of swing, suspend, fall, and oppositional pull.
Watch or download now | Dance | Grade 11    Length 17:30

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Multi-Sensory Post-Modern Art

Students use a variety of media to explore and assemble as post-modern sculptures.
Watch or download now | Media Arts | Grade 11    Length 7:23

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Getting into Character

Students learn to think in-role in preparation for character role play.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 11    Length 8:57

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Skateboards: An Integrated Unit

Students use skateboards as a focus for their learning.
Watch or download now | Visual Arts | Grades 11–12    Length 13:10

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Keyboard Improvisation

Students are challenged to create improvised pieces using a keyboard.
Watch or download now | Music | Grades 11–12    Length 14:14

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Integrating Music with Business Studies

Students discuss how to market a musician to the public.
Watch or download now | Music | Grades 11–12    Length 14:22

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One World Youth Arts Project

Students use technology to record and edit their own pieces of music.
Watch or download now | Music | Grades 11–12    Length 10:38

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Drama Performance

Students learn how to teach drama while creating their own drama production.
Watch or download now | Drama | Grade 12    Length 14:33