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Fine Arts

Revised Missouri Arts Learning Standards 

April 18, 2019

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, the Missouri State Board of Education approved new Grade Level Expectations in music, visual art, theater, dance, and media arts.

Return to this page often for updates and notification of professional development opportunities in curriculum development and expectation implementation.

NEW Missouri Learning Standards - Fine Arts (4/2019)

  • Executive Summary Fine Arts Work Groups Grade-Level Expectations Revisions & Recommendations March 2019
     
  • Dance
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Dance (Vertical Alignment): PDF 
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Dance (Scope by Grade Level):  Excel  NEW
  • Media Arts
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Media Arts (Vertical Alignment): PDF 
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Media Arts (Scope by Grade Level):   Excel  NEW
  • Music
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Music (Vertical Alignment): PDF
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Music K-8(Scope by Grade Level):  Excel  NEW
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Music  Ensembles (Scope by Grade Level):  Excel  NEW
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Music  Harmonizing Instruments (Scope by Grade Level):  Excel  NEW
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Music Technology (Scope by Grade Level):  Excel  NEW
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Music Theory and Composition (Scope by Grade Level):  Excel  NEW
  • Theater
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Theater (Vertical Alignment)Theater: PDF
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Theater (Scope by Grade Level):  Excel  NEW
  • Visual Arts
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Visual Arts (Vertical Alignment): PDF 
    • Missouri Learning Standards – Visual Arts (Scope by Grade Level):  Excel  NE​W
       
  • Glossary
  • Implementation Guide 

Crosswalks

Former Fine Arts Standards

Standards Review - Workgroup Process and Updates

If you have any questions about the previous Missouri Fine Arts Learning Expectations or the process of standards review and revision in Missouri, please contact Roger Kelley, Arts Education Director.

Roger Kelley | Arts Education Director | Office of College and Career Readiness
Phone: 573-751-9610 | Fax: 573-526-0812 |  roger.kelley@dese.mo.gov