Ch 32: PLACE Elementary Education: Visual & Performing Arts

About This Chapter

Review principles and practices in visual and performing arts with these video lessons and quizzes. You can use this review as preparation for taking the Program for Licensing Assessments for Colorado Educators (PLACE) Elementary Education exam.

PLACE Elementary Education: Visual & Performing Arts - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can reinforce your knowledge and introduce you to new information about elements of visual arts, dance, drama and play production. These videos can help you answer questions on the PLACE Elementary Education exam on the following topics:

  • The seven elements and basic principles of art
  • Types of art and art creation processes
  • Drama styles and time periods
  • Roles in play production
  • Elements and genres of dance
  • Historical and cultural functions of art
  • Art as a form of communication and self-expression

Our instructors will easily guide you through processes and meanings, effectively preparing you for specific questions on the PLACE Elementary Education exam. Self-assessment quizzes allow you to assess what you have learned and gauge your preparedness for answering these types of questions on the actual exam.

PLACE Elementary Education: Visual & Performing Arts Chapter Objectives

The Visual & Performing Arts chapter is designed to cover aspects of visual arts characteristics and forms of performing arts that you can expect to be tested on in the Humanities section of the PLACE Elementary Education exam. The exam also tests you on basic knowledge in math, science, language arts, social studies, and wellness and physical education.

9 Lessons in Chapter 32: PLACE Elementary Education: Visual & Performing Arts
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What Are the Seven Elements of Art? - Definition & Examples

1. What Are the Seven Elements of Art? - Definition & Examples

The elements of art are the building blocks of all art. Every piece of art ever created includes one or more of these elements. Learn about line, color, shape, form, value, space, and texture.

What Are the Principles of Art? - Definition & Examples

2. What Are the Principles of Art? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will be presented with an overview of the basic principles of art, examples of what they are, and how to use them when creating or analyzing an artwork.

Visual Art Processes: Definition & Types

3. Visual Art Processes: Definition & Types

In this lesson, we'll explore several types of visual arts processes, including collage, mosaic, printmaking (relief, intaglio, lithography, and screenprinting), photography, and digital imaging.

What is Drama? - Terms, Time Periods and Styles

4. What is Drama? - Terms, Time Periods and Styles

Ever wonder why we use the word 'drama' when referencing people who overreact to a situation? Discover the definition of drama, its different styles, and why your friends might belong on the stage in this overview of the dramatic genre.

What Are The Roles in Producing a Play?

5. What Are The Roles in Producing a Play?

Discover what it takes to put on a play! Explore the many roles on and off stage. Learn about the various stages of production from conception to wrap. In the theater, no part is too small.

Dance: Basic Elements & Genres

6. Dance: Basic Elements & Genres

In this lesson, you will learn the art form known as dance. We will discuss the definition of dance, what makes up a dance, and what are some of the most popular dance forms in the United States.

History of the Arts in Various Cultures: Role & Function

7. History of the Arts in Various Cultures: Role & Function

What good is art? Does art actually have a purpose? Yes, it does. In this lesson, we are going to explore the various roles of art across history and cultures and see some of the ways art has been used by human societies.

Communication & Self-Expression Through Art

8. Communication & Self-Expression Through Art

Why do people make art? Have you ever taken a brush to paper and used it to pour out frustrations? In this lesson, we'll explore ideas about communication and self-expression through art.

Art as a Representation of Culture

9. Art as a Representation of Culture

Why do anthropologists care about art? This lesson examines different approaches to art and how these expressions of culture are passed on from one generation to the next.

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