• Extended Learning


    Dr. Sinisgalli's Office Hours during Extended Learning:

    M-F 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.

    sinisgdo@orange.k12.nj.us

     

    Dr. Russo's office hours:

    5:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

    russoter@orange.k12.nj.us

    Resourses for Remote Learning 

    Art Theme Ideas:

    Look through some of the virtual trips to foreign countries, zoos, ocean life, art museums and more.  Chose a theme for your students to draw and match it up with one of the videos: animals, ocean life, cultures, foreign countries, art museums.  

    Drama Ideas:

    Students watch one of the zoo trips, and act out the animal of their choice! 

    Mute your microphone and turn up your volume. Some of these are amazing! Something for every subject.

     

     
    There's only so much Netflix you can watch — why not see the world?
    www.goodhousekeeping.com
     
    As long as you have access to the internet, you can take your kids on a virtual zoo field trip. Maybe the zoo is too far away or one of the kids is sick. Sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate or it is just too expensive.
    www.organizedhomeschooler.com
    Visit our keyboard shortcuts docs for details Duration: 10 minutes . Go for a virtual walk from Upper Terrace parking lot to Canary Spring at Mammoth Hot Springs.
    www.nps.gov
    https://redtri.com/virtual-field-trips/slide/1
    Check out these cool trips you take without leaving your home.
    redtri.com
    https://docs.google.com/document/u/0/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/mobilebasic
    San Diego Zoo. The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour! Yellowstone National Park Virtual Field Trip. Mud Volcano, Mammoth Hot Springs, and so much more.. Tour Yellowstone National Park!. MARS!!! Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover.. They are updating from WEBVR to WEBXR now, but 360 Mode offers a digital view!
    docs.google.com

       Additional digital resources:

    1. Browse the Kennedy Center for digital resources and lessons for ALL CONTENT AREAS.  This is a great resource! See URL below:

    Kennedy Center Interactive Lessons

    2. The MOMA provides visuals of signifcant art in all genres for students to explore and everything is already prepared for you.  Pick a subject and create a question for your students to answer, along with your expectations (rubric).  ALL CONTENT areas - middle school to high school levels.

    MOMA lessons with images and history.

    3. The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides interesting videos for students to watch. Select a video and create a question for your students to answer, along with your expectations (rubric).  Visual art - middle school to high school levels.

    Metropolitan Art Videos

    4. Below is a link from the Whitney, which offers videos of contemporary artists who exhibited at the Whitney.  The artists talk about what inspired their work. Very interesting. Visual art - middle school to high school levels.

    Whitney's Contemporary Artists Videos

    5. Below is a link with a variety of music resourses for all age levels from Save the Music.  Music all grade levels.

    Save the Music Resources

    6. Below is a link with a variety of music resourses for all age levels from Teach Rock.  Music all grade levels.

    Teach Rock Music Site

    7. Below is a link to a Dance page with several links for remote learning. Below is a site that can be used for both elementary dance and vocals.

    Dance Lessons for Remote Learning

    8. Below is a site that can be used for both elementary dance and vocal students.

    Kidz Bob YouTube Videos

    9. Scholastic art is offering two weeks of free lessons at home for grades 3 - 9

    Scholastic Art Lessons

    10. Crayola provides remote learning lessons.

    Click here for Crayola's remote learning lessons.

    12. BrainPop for K - 12 Art and Music.  To access the code is on the your school's website shortcut to BrainPop section.

    BrainPop for Art and Music Plans

    13. Grammy Interviews with contemporary artists.

    Interviews

    14. Music Quizzes for students.

    Music Quizzes

    15. Arts Education guidance for in-class teaching and a myriad of online resources in all the arts content areas: September Ready Fall 2020 Guidance for Arts Education

     Having trouble uploading to Google Classroom?  

    Click here or directions on how to upload photos to Google Classroom from your computer.

    Click here for directions how to upload photos to Google Classroom from your phone.

    Samples lessons for each content area and grade bands:

    Art 

    Grades 6 - 12 

    It has been said that humans are the only animals that have the sense of reason, but can other animals have a sense of aesthetics?  How could aesthetics involve reasoning? 

    The answers you expect from your students will be increase with depth and complexity based on age level and the rubric you provide.

    Define the word: aesthetics.  Then, watch the videos below and answer the questions above.

    Bird Nest Designs 

    Elephant painting self portrait 

    Grades 3 - 5 question:

    Can anyone create art and become famous if given the right materials and support? 

    Grades 1 - 2 question:

    Would you like to paint every single day for many years like Aelita?

    The answers you expect from your students will be increase with depth and complexity based on age level and the rubric you provide.

    Watch the video below and answer the question above.

    Aelita Andre 

    Dance

    Grades 6 - 12:

    What are some of the difficulties that Misty Copeland had to overcome? How can personal drive and motivation lead to success?

    The answers you expect from your students will increase with depth and complexity based on the age level of the student and the rubric you provide.

    Watch the video below and answer the questions above.

    Misty Copeland

    Grades 3 - 5:

    What does it take to achieve your dream?

    The answers you expect from your students will be increase with depth and complexity based on age level and the rubric you provide.

    Watch the video book below and answer the question above.

    Firebird by Misty Copeland 

    Grades K - 2:

    How does it feel when you meet a friend that likes the same things that you do? 

    The answers you expect from your students will increase with depth and complexity based on the age level of the student and the rubric you provide.

    Watch the video book below and answer the question above.

    Hippo Wants to Dance

     Music

    Grades 6 - 12:

    Look at the following video and write a critique. Describe what you see, interpret the mood or feeling the artists may convey, analyze the type of sounds and genre they are performng, and evaluate and reflect on your feelings of the entire piece and the artists involved.

    The answers you expect from your students will increase with depth and complexity based on the age level of the student and the rubric you provide.

    Watch the video below and write a critique.

    Black Violin 

    Grades 3 - 5:

    What does it take to achieve your dream? 

    The answers you expect from your students will increase with depth and complexity based on the age level of the student and the rubric you provide.

    Watch the video below and answer the question above.

    Sujari Britt 

    Grades 1 - 2

    What kind of beats did you hear today? 

    The answers you expect from your students will increase with depth and complexity based on the age level of the student and the rubric you provide.

    Watch and listen to the story book below and make a list of all the beats you hear every day.

    The Rhythm Book

    Theatre

    Grades: 8 - 12

    Look at the following video and write a critique. Describe what you see, interpret the mood or feeling the artists may convey, analyze the  performance, and evaluate and reflect on your feelings of the entire piece and the artists involved. 

    The answers you expect from your students will increase with depth and complexity based on the age level of the student and the rubric you provide.

    Fences: What about my life?

    Grades: 6 - 7

    Look at the following video and write a critique. Describe what you see, interpret the mood or feeling the artists may convey, analyze the performance, and evaluate and reflect on your feelings of the entire piece and the artists involved. 

    The answers you expect from your students will increase with depth and complexity based on the age level of the student and the rubric you provide.

    The Wiz

    Grades: 3 - 5

    Look at the following video and write a critique. Describe what you see, interpret the mood or feeling, talk about the actors in the performance, and discuss your feelings about the entire scene. 

    The answers you expect from your students will increase with depth and complexity based on the age level of the student and the rubric you provide.

    Lion King

    Grades 1 - 2

    Look at the following video below. Describe what you see, interpret the mood or feeling, talk about the actors in the performance, and discuss your feelings about the entire scene.

    The answers you expect from your students will increase with depth and complexity based on the age level of the student and the rubric you provide.

    Arabian Nights