Grade 7 Arts Education
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Drama Games and Improv with Globe Theatre. Grades 7 & 8
This program provides teachers and students with tools to creatively explore curriculum through improvisation. The exercises engage participants in exploring ideas through inquiry-based learning, building positive relationships and encouraging students to take risks while navigating uncharted ter...
Métis Jigging Part 2. Grades 5, 6, 7 & 8
Krystle Pederson is a traditional jigger and Métis dance instructor. In Métis Jigging Part 2, Krystle talks about different styles of fiddle music and how jigging steps are incorporated into other styles of dance. Through demonstrations and practise, students build on the skills and knowledge gai...
Beading with Randi. Grades 5-8
Students are led through the process of moss bag beadwork and design. The instruction incorporates the history of the artform, including its significance and importance to Indigenous identity. Beadwork has the ability to connect and to educate people to Indigenous history and experience. By weavi...
Drawn to the Beat with Allan Dotson. Grades 7 & 8
Students find out how to Get On Beat for Culture Days by learning to draw a detailed scene of a dancing humanoid character. Through guided demonstrations and audio samples, fantasy illustrator and comics artist, Allan Dotson, shares tips and techniques.
Roll with It, Featuring Laura Hale. Grades 7 & 8
Roll with It is a collaborative project that includes all students contributing to the final artwork. The piece organically develops and evolves in response to student creation and composition. Laura explores materials and their transformation. Students consider colour, texture, shape, form and p...
Soundtracks for Adventurous Kids with Felipe Gomez. Grades 5, 6, 7 & 8
Felipe Gomez is an educator, award-winning musician and adventurer. His interactive music program explores the importance of music in daily life. He shares his multimedia performance, "The Adventures of the Cycling Fox," a fusion of live music, spoken word and projections of video animations. Dur...
Métis Art and Stories in the Classroom with Leah Marie Dorion. Grades 7 & 8
Why were bison essential to people living on the plains, prior to the time of Treaty negotiations (1870s)? What does the bison represent today? This LIVE Arts broadcast features contemporary artwork and storytelling by Métis artist Leah Marie Dorion, based on her children's book, "Métis Camp Circ...
Stomp and Holler with Scott Richmond. Grades 7 & 8
Scott Richmond presents a series of original and classic songs to get you moving to the music. Students engage in active listening by responding to verbal, musical and visual cues. Patterns, actions and compositions are explored collaboratively through collective dance and vocal expression. In ad...
Dance with Heather Cameron. Grades 7 & 8
Using pop culture music and videos as stimuli, students create movement vocabularies based on their artistic interpretation and personal perspective. Through demonstrations and group-led improvisations, students investigate their range of movement and explore a wider spectrum of physical qualitie...
Soldiers Return Home. Episode 7
In the video, Reg Harrison, a boy from the prairies, shares his personal story of challenges, risks and dangers faced while serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a pilot with the Bomber Command during the Second World War.
HMCS Regina. Episode 3
In the video, Donald MacIntosh, veteran and survivor of the HMCS Regina sinking, explores the role the Canadian Navy played in the Second World War and that of the corvettes in protecting convoys while experiencing great personal risks.
Big Ideas in Arts Education: 6-9 Project Overview
This video explains how a committee of teachers from Living Sky School Division came together to create units to support selected outcomes in Arts Education Grades 6-9.
Say It Through Dance. Assessment
This video highlights how student conversations can be an important tool in assessment.