The National Core Arts Standards Inclusion Strategies

Guiding Principles for Inclusion

Dance Media Arts Music
Grade 2 Grade 2 Grade 2
Grade 5 Grade 5 Grade 5
Grade 8 Grade 8 Grade 8
High School High School Proficient Middle School Ensemble
High School Accomplished High School Ensemble
High School Advanced


Theatre Visual Arts
Grade 2 Grade 2
Grade 5 Grade 5
Grade 8 Grade 8
High School Proficient
High School Accomplished
High School Advanced


Artistic Processes are the cognitive and physical actions by which arts learning and making are realized. National Core Arts Standards are based on the artistic processes of Creating; Performing/ Producing/Presenting; Responding; and Connecting.