01. Introduction

PRESENTERS

Tamara Dijos, M.Ed., Fern Elementary School
Jan Ishikawa, Kalakaua Middle, Design Coach for America’s Choice School Design
Wayland Quintero, MFA, Performing Arts Practitioner, Assistant Theatre Manager, Leeward Community College

SUMMARY

The focus of this module is for teachers to understand the diversity as well as common themes between the ethnolinguistic groups of the Philippines, along with the holistic nature of specific Philippine arts and cultural practices through demonstrations and participation in an experiential sampling of its permforming arts.

LEARNER OBJECTIVES

  • Teachers will understand the diversity as well as common themes between ethnolinguistic groups, along with the holistic nature of specific Philippine arts and cultural practices.
  • Teachers will learn about the Philippine arts and cultural practices.
  • Teachers will participate in an experiential sampling of Philippine music and dance.

STANDARDS

  • SOCIAL STUDIES: Cultural Anthropology: SYSTEMS, DYNAMICS, AND INQUIRY
    • SS.3.2.2 Analyze varying perspectives of an experience or event based on the differing viewpoints of the teller, listener, and /or the participants
    • SS.5.2.1 Analyze how beliefs and education and/or the society in which a person resides shape his/her “point of view“
    • SS.1.6.1 Describe ways in which own and other cultures express cultural beliefs and practices through stories and/or legends
    • SS.2.6.1 Describe ways in which own and other cultures express their cultural beliefs and practices through music and art
    • SS.3.6.1 Explain that different cultures have unique values, beliefs, and practices
    • SS.3.6.2 Make informed judgments about cultures based on evidence from cultural artifacts
    • SS.4.6.1 Explain how language, traditional lore, music, dance, artifacts, traditional practices, beliefs, values, and behaviors are elements of culture and contribute to the preservation of culture
    • SS.6.6.1 Examine the ways in which different cultures have influenced families and communities
    • SS.6.6.2 Use examples of changing culture to identify and analyze ways to respond to cultural differences and problems within and across groups (e.g., stereotyping, ethics)
  • SOCIAL STUDIES: Geography: WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS
    • SS.3.7.5 Examine the economic and geographic factors that influence why people migrate and where they settle
  • LANGUAGE ARTS: LITERARY RESPONSE and ANALYSIS
    • LA.7.3.6 Use prior experience and knowledge to interpret and analyze texts
    • LA.8.3.1 Explain similarities and differences between themes from two or more texts
    • LA.8.3.2 Analyze a text to draw inferences about history, culture, or gender
    • LA.9.3.2 Explain how historical and cultural information enriches the interpretation of a text
    • LA.10.3.2 Describe independently how a literary text is related to historical and cultural themes and issues
    • LA.11.3.2 Describe similarities and differences in content, literary form, and/or style in two or more selections of literature
    • LA.11.3.3 Analyze how a literary text is related to historical, cultural, and/or political themes and issues (e.g., women’s place in society, sovereignty of native groups)
    • LA.12.3.2 Identify the social or political assumptions in a literary text
  • FINE ARTS – VISUAL ARTS
    • FA.2.1.4 Investigate how art is used in celebrations, festivals, and customs of selected cultures from the past and present
    • FA.4.1.4 Explain how art reflects life, culture, attitudes, and beliefs of the artist
    • FA.6-8.1.7 Compare the characteristics of artwork from various historical periods and/or cultures
    • FA.9-12.1.6 Evaluate the function of artwork in different cultures, careers, and historical periods
    • FA.9-12.1.7 Analyze common characteristics of works of art and artifacts across time periods and among cultural groups to identify influences
  • FINE ARTS – MUSIC
    • FA.1.2.8 Compare music used for special occasions from various cultures
    • FA.2.2.4 Describe instrument families and sounds from various cultures
    • FA.3.2.10 Perform songs from various cultures within their cultural context
    • FA.4.2.6 Compare and contrast musical styles from two or more cultures
    • FA.5.2.6 Compare the use of musical elements in aural examples of American music and in music from other cultures
    • FA.6-8.2.9 Analyze the use of musical elements in various cultures with an emphasis on melody and harmonic progressions
    • FA.9-12.2.7 Analyze the significance of music and composers in various cultures and time periods
  • FINE ARTS – DRAMA & THEATRE
    • FA.K.3.3 Demonstrate how cultures have used dramatic play to express human experience
    • FA.1.3.5 Analyze the dramatic elements of culture that exist in stories, songs, fairy tales, fables, and nursery rhymes
    • FA.2.3.4 Assess how various styles of theatrical production relate to culture
    • FA.3.3.4 Compare similar dramatic themes between works from various cultures
    • FA.4.3.3 Evaluate theatrical traditions of various cultures
    • FA.6-8.3.10 Compare theatrical styles common to certain historical and cultural periods
    • FA.6-8.3.11 Apply theatrical traditions of various cultures
    • FA.9-12.3.7 Apply period style to dramatic forms, production practices, and theatrical traditions from various cultures and historical periods
  • FINE ARTS – DANCE
    • FA.K.4.4 Perform a folk/traditional dance from another culture
    • FA.1.4.6 Describe the role of dance from a variety of cultures
    • FA.2.4.5 Compare dances from a variety of cultures
    • FA.3.4.3 Perform dance movements of different styles (e.g. ballet, jazz), cultures, and time periods
    • FA.6-8.4.9 Compare types of dances from different cultures and historical periods
    • FA.9-12.4.6 Apply complex steps and patterns of dances from a number of styles, genres, and cultures