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Updated on August 28, 2018
2018-19 Humanities and Fine Arts focus period
1945 - Present
Underlined means that grades 4, 5, and UEL should focus here first.
Midlevel and Froshmore should focus on all, but especially the non-underlined.  
Including, but not limited to:
~ Art ~ 
Modern Native American Art – Harvey Pratt, Allan Houser, Enoch K. Haney, Blackbear Bosin, TC Cannon, Benjamin Harjo, Horace Poolaw, Kiowa 6, Woody Crumbo, Mike Larsen, Jerome Tiger, Jeri Redcorn, Martha Berry; Photography – Margaret Bourke-White, Annie Leibovitz, Richard Avedon, Henri Cartier-Bresson; Graphic Art – Saul Bass, Otl Aicher, Paul Rand, Paula Scher, Stefan Sagmeister, Milton GlaserStreet Art – Keith Haring, Banksy, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Edgar Müller; Abstract Expressionism, Mobiles, Stabiles, Hard Edge, Minimalism, Pop ArtOp Art, Victor Vasarely, Bridget RileyAlexander Calder, Frank Stella, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, Alberto Giacometti, Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenberg, Marc Chagall, Willem de Kooning, Marc Rothko, Andrew Wyeth, Grandma Moses, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, George Segal, Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Dale Chihuly, Romare Bearden, Kehinde Wiley

~ Literature ~ 
Newbery and Caldecott Award Winners from 1945-PresentSequoyah Award Winners (4th, 5th, & UEL only Children’s Winners 1959-Present; 7th, 8th only Young Adult and Intermediate Winners from 1988-Present; Froshmore only High School Winners 2010-Present); Graphic Novel - Art Spiegelman, Frank Miller, Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, David Lloyd; Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Lorraine Hansberry, Gwendolyn Brooks, Alex Haley, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Rachel Carson, Ken Kesey, William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Isaac Asimov, Kurt Vonnegut, Ray Bradbury, Douglas Adams, Sylvia Plath, David Mamet, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee, August Wilson, Tony Kushner, Neil Simon, Robert Frost, J.D. Salinger, John Updike, Cormac McCarthy, Amy Tan, N. Scott Momaday, Sherman Alexie, Truman Capote, Harper Lee, Flannery O’Connor, Joseph Heller, E.B. White, Shirley Jackson, Maya Angelou, William Inge, Tom Wolfe, Richard Adams, Samuel Beckett, Anthony Burgess, Ian Fleming, William Golding, Seamus Heaney, Kazuo Ishiguro, V.S. Naipaul, Harold Pinter, J.K. Rowling, Salman Rushdie, Dylan Thomas, Roald DahlJ.R.R. TolkienC.S. LewisT.H. WhiteAnne Frank, Boris Pasternak, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Elie Wiesel, Chinua Achebe, Khaled Hosseini,  Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Pablo Neruda
~ Music ~
Instruments of the orchestra, Broadway 1945-Present, The Rat Pack, Bluegrass MusicSoul MusicRock and Roll Music, Funk music, Disco Music, 80s Pop Music, Contemporary Christian Music, Heavy Metal Music, Punk & Alternative Rock Music, Hip Hop Music, Ray Charles, B. B. King, Sam Cooke, James Brown, Elvis PresleyBuddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Hank Williams, Sr.Patsy ClineJohnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, The Beatles, The Bee Gees, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, DJ Kool Herc, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, N.W.A., The Ramones, Metallica, Pearl Jam, Nirvana; Native American Music – Louis Ballard, Jerod Tate; Leonard Bernstein, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Charles Ives, Hanns Eisler, Arnold Schoenberg, Samuel Barber, Gian Carlo Menotti; Electronic Music - Karlheinz Stockhausen, Edgard Varése, Pierre Boulez Luigi Nono and Milton Babbitt; Paul Hindemith, Carl Orff, Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev, Dimitri Shostakovich, Benjamin Britten(post-war opera), John Cage, Minimalist Music, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, Phillip Glass, John Adams 
~ Dance ~ 
Bob Fosse, Twyla Tharp, Agnes de Mille, Alvin Ailey, Jerome Robbins, Gregory Hines, Margot FonteynRudolf NureyevMikhail Baryshnikov; Native American BallerinasMaria and Marjorie Tallchief, Yvonne Clouseau, Rosella Hightower, Moscelyne Larkin
~ Architecture ~
Frank Lloyd WrightEero SaarinenI.M. PeiMaya Lin, Frank Gehry, Jørn Utzon, Mies van der Rohe, Buckminster Fuller, Philip Johnson, César Pelli, Minoru Yamasaki, Daniel Libeskind, Michael Graves, Robert Venturi
~ Philosophy ~ 
Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Existentialism (concepts of Angst, the Absurd, and Authenticity), Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Albert Camus, Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida, Feminist philosophy: Iris Marion Young – Throwing Like A Girl; Betty Friedan – The Feminine Mystique
 
 
  

 

 

 

Friday Night Testing Schedule

Friday night, April 5, schedule will mirror the Saturday schedule.

The Friday night schedule will mirror the Saturday schedule.

3:00 - 3:50 - Language Arts (9:00 Saturday test)*

4:00 - 4:50 - Social Studies (10:00 Saturday test)*

5:00 - 5:50 - Science (11:00 Saturday test)*

6:00 - 6:50 - Current Events (12:00 Saturday test)*

7:00 - 7:50 - Humanities & Fine Arts (1:00 Saturday test)*

8:00 - 8:50 - Mathematics (2:00 Saturday test)*

* On Friday night ONLY Once the scheduled test has been distributed, all tests offered in that room will be available.

On Saturday once the scheduled test has been distributed, any test offered at a later time will be available. Once the scheduled time has passed, the test is no longer available.

April 6 Schedule

8:00

Packet & Information Pickup opens. If there are no changes in your submitted enrollment and you have approved it, neither you or your students need to be at the testing site until 30-45 minutes before their first scheduled test. If you want to come by and pick up your packet then leave and go have breakfast, you may do so. If you would like to pick up your packet on Friday night so may do so.

9:00-10:50

Language Arts

10:00-10:50

Social Studies

11:00-11:50

Science

12:00-12:50

Current Events *

1:00-1:50

Humanities & Fine Arts **

2:00 - 2:50

Mathematics

Awards distributed at the end of each testing hour.

3:15

Scholar Results Announced

*Current Events items will come from the time span of May 2018 through March 30, 2019.

** 40% of the Humanities & Fine Arts test will be over the 2018-2019 Focus Period.

 

Tournament of Champions

TOC Enrollment Form

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Mark your calendars for April 6, 2019!

The OAAC Tournament of Champions is at Redlands Community College on Saturday, April 7.  There are many events occurring in the spring. If your students have a scheduling conflict with April 7, Friday night testing is available. Testing begins at 3:00 on Friday afternoon, April 6. 

To qualify for participation in the Tournament of Champions a student must:

1. Be in sixth, seventh or eighth grade.

2. Place first, second or third on a curricular or scholastic test ( see TOCQ) in language arts, humanities & fine arts, math, science, current events, reading or social studies (2017-2018 school year). If the qualifying tournament is still giving tests in English and reading - both the English 1-3 and reading 1-3 will qualify for the language arts test. If the qualifying event only offers grade level mathematics, students enrolled in Algebra I, Geometry or higher level math will take the Algebra I, Geometry or higher level math test instead of the grade level math test at the TOC.

3. The competition where the placing occurred should have including ten or more participating schools. There are some exceptions to this stipulation. If you have questions, contact gnbliss@carnegienet.net

4. Students placing first, second or third as individuals in MATHCOUNTS Regional and the top five individuals from the State MATHCOUNTS competition qualify to take the math test.  

5. Students qualifying for the state Geography Bee qualify to take the social studies test.

6. Students placing 1-3 at the state level OSSM mathematics competition qualify to take the mathematics test.

Results

First, second and third place in each subject and for each grade level will receive a trophy. All ties will be awarded the same placing. All participants will receive a certificate of achievement.

Awards will be available for pick-up one hour after the results have been posted. Approximate times are - Language Arts awards at 10:30, Social Studies at 11:30, Science at 12:30, Current Events at 1:30, Humanities & Fine Arts at 2:30, Mathematics, Algebra I, Geometry and Scholar at 3:30.

The first set of results will post around 10:15.

TOC Scholar

A TOC Scholar trophy will be given for each grade level, 6, 7 & 8. The TOC Scholar will be the student with the highest point total from the scholar test.

Students qualifying for the Tournament of Champions in at least 4 subject areas may also take the scholar test.

All questions about the TOC should be directed to Gail Bliss 580-654-1852, The Tournament of Champions is the State Middle Level Curricular (scholastic) Championship.

Did you know that the OAAC also had a scholastic championship for High School?

The HSTOC is held at Redlands Community College in El Reno on May 4, 2019

 

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