Dorothy Linder Elementary School

Special Areas

At Linder, our students engage in a diverse range of subjects, including art, music, and physical education. These classes are designed to align with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, ensuring that students develop in these areas.

In art classes, students explore their creativity and express themselves through various mediums. They learn fundamental artistic techniques, such as drawing, painting, and sculpting. They also develop an understanding of art history and different cultural perspectives, fostering an appreciation for diverse artistic expressions. By engaging in hands-on projects, students enhance their critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills, nurturing their artistic talents and encouraging self-expression.

In music classes, students embark on a melodious journey, discovering the power of rhythm, melody, and harmony. They learn to read and interpret musical notation, play instruments, and participate in ensemble performances. By exploring different musical genres and styles, students gain a broader understanding of musical traditions and develop a lifelong appreciation for music. Music education also cultivates discipline, collaboration, and creativity, nurturing well-rounded individuals.

Physical education classes provide students with opportunities for physical fitness, skill development, and overall wellness. Students engage in a variety of activities, including team sports, fitness exercises, and cooperative games. They learn fundamental movement skills, develop sportsmanship, and understand the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Physical education promotes physical fitness, improves coordination and motor skills, and enhances social interaction and teamwork.

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