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Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 14
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 11
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 3
1.) Use selected materials to produce works of art.

Examples: water-soluble paint, clay

•  Creating works of art using a variety of traditional processes
Examples: crayon-resist paintings, folding and curling different kinds of paper

•  Creating two- and three-dimensional art forms
Examples: finger paintings, paper collages, clay pinch pots

•  Recognizing safe and proper use and care of basic tools, materials, and supplies, including scissors, pencils, crayons, markers, glue, paints, paintbrushes, and clay
Example: properly holding and using scissors to cut paper

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 8
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 6
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
2.) Use line, shape, color, texture, and repetition to produce works of art.

Examples:

- line--curved, straight, jagged, zigzag, bumpy, wavy;

- shape--circle, triangle, square;

- color--primary, secondary;

- texture--rough, smooth, soft, furry;

- repetition--pattern

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 4
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
3.) Create works of art to communicate ideas and moods.

•  Producing expressive portraits
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 5
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 1
4.) Identify line, shape, color, texture, and repetition in works of art.

•  Identifying similarities and differences in works of art
Examples: shape, color, size

•  Identifying media used in a work of art
Examples: paint, clay, crayons

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
5.) Identify moods, feelings, and emotions generated by a work of art.

Examples: happiness, sadness

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 5
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 4
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
6.) Identify artistic characteristics of cultures, times, and places.

Examples:

- cultures--designs on tribal masks of Africa and carnival masks of Brazil,

- times--line quality of prehistoric cave drawings,

- places--architectural design of medieval castles in Europe

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
7.) Identify examples of visual arts within the community.

Examples: architecture, murals, environmental sculptures, digital media productions

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 3
8.) Identify works of art viewed by using digital media tools and products.

Example: using the Internet to participate in interactive museum programs

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
9.) Identify similarities among the visual arts and other disciplines.

Examples:

- language arts--viewing illustrations in literary selections by authors or illustrators such as Eric Carle, Gerald McDermott, and Dr. Seuss;

- social studies--identifying similarities and differences in clothing styles worn by people of various time periods, cultures, and professions

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 14
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 10
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 4
1.) Create works of art using a variety of techniques.

Example: creating prints and collages using found objects

•  Creating works of art using a variety of subject matter, including still life paintings and portraits
Examples: still life painting of fruit in a bowl, family portraits

•  Producing three-dimensional works of art
Examples: found-object sculptures, clay sculptures such as pinch pots

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
2.) Apply primary, secondary, and neutral colors; line direction; form; and space to create works of art.

Examples:

- primary and secondary colors--mixing primary colors to achieve secondary colors in paintings of aliens,

- neutral colors--creating and painting sculptures similar to Charles Lucas' outdoor sculpture The New Breed,

- line direction--creating paintings similar to Piet Mondrian's Broadway Boogie Woogie,

- form--creating a work of art similar to Frederick Roth's sculpture Columbia Lion,

- space--creating figures using found objects such as spools and cardboard tubes

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
3.) Identify neutral colors, form, and space in works of art.

Examples:

- neutral colors--Georges Braques' Cubist still life paintings,

- form--Pueblo Indian ceramic storyteller sculptures,

- space--Alexander Calder's mobiles

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 3
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
4.) Recognize similarities and differences in media, visual and tactile characteristics, and natural or man-made forms used in artwork.

Examples:

- media--differences between tempera and watercolor paints,

- visual and tactile characteristics--Jacob Lawrence's collages versus Frank Stella's and George Seurat's paintings,

- natural or man-made forms--texture of pine cone versus texture of concrete block

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
5.) Describe moods, feelings, and emotions depicted by a work of art.

Examples: dark room representing loneliness, sunny sky representing cheerfulness

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
6.) Recognize artistic characteristics of various cultures, times, and places.

Examples:

- cultures--dots in Aboriginal dream paintings,

- times--fashion depicted in Early American paintings,

- places--pyramids of Egypt

•  Using digital media to view works of art
Example: using a CD-ROM to view characteristics of works of art

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
7.) Identify visual arts professions within a community.

Examples: landscape architects, sculptors, interior designers, museum curators

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 8
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 5
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 3
1.) Apply a variety of procedures, methods, and subject matter in the production of two-dimensional works of art, including landscapes, still lifes, and relief prints.

Example: producing paintings, drawings, and relief prints of family life and neighborhood play

•  Producing three-dimensional works of art
Example: pinching and pulling clay to create clay dinosaurs

•  Demonstrating appropriate safety, care, and use of printmaking and sculptural materials and equipment
Examples: printmaking inks, carving instruments, wire sculptures

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 5
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
2.) Apply analogous and intermediate colors, symmetrical balance, and geometric and organic shapes in the production of works of art.

Examples: monoprint of butterfly, landscapes with intermediate color schemes, Georgia O'Keeffe's flower images in pastel drawings

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 3
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
3.) Express ideas, feelings, and moods through traditional and digital media in creating works of art.

Examples: showing happiness by using traditional media such as crayons or paints in the production of a portrait based on Paul Klee's Senecio or Head of a Man, using digital drawing and painting programs to generate ideas in the production of a fantasy cityscape

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
4.) Explain similarities and differences in works of art, including color schemes, symmetrical balance, and geometric and organic shapes.

Examples: naming similarities and differences in works by Eric Carle and Peter Max depicting butterflies, discussing organic shapes in Henry Moore's sculpture Working Model for Oval with Points and geometric shapes in David Smith's Cubi series sculptures

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
5.) Describe the media technique used in a specific work of art.

Example: describing the technique of pointillism used by Georges Seurat in A Sunday on La Grande Jatte

•  Identifying the technique of spatial relationships, including foreground, middle ground, and background
Example: identifying overlapping shapes that create depth in Grant Wood's landscapes

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
6.) Relate moods, feelings, and emotions generated by a work of art to life experiences.

Example: relating happy moods and feelings of children at play as depicted in Winslow Homer's Snap the Whip to those of contemporary neighborhood children at play

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
7.) Describe artistic styles of various cultures, times, and places.

Examples:

- cultures--Japanese painting techniques,

- times--mosaics of the Roman Empire,

- places--architectural structures of the Middle East and Russia

•  Describing ways in which visual arts connect to other disciplines
Example: describing Edgar Degas' ballerina works in relation to dance, Pablo Picasso's Three Musicians in relation to instrumental music, and George Rouault's clowns in relation to costumes in theatre productions

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 3
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
8.) Identify ways art reflects and records history.

Examples: pictographs created by Plains Indians, glyphs created by Mayan Indians, paintings and sculptures of the American West created by Frederic Remington

•  Using digital media to view works of art
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 16
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 12
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 3
1.) Utilize a variety of processes and media in the production of artwork.

Examples: producing a drawing using markers and crayons, creating a painting using watercolors and pastels on watercolor paper

•  Utilizing digital processes to produce works of art
Example: using a paint program to design a digital quilt

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 8
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 7
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
2.) Produce works of art depicting genre subject matter.

Examples: interiors in the paintings of Benny Andrews and Pieter Brueghel, landscapes of Grandma Moses (Anna Mary Robertson), portraits of daily life by Norman Rockwell

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 0
3.) Apply the elements of art and principles of design, including complementary and monochromatic color schemes, value, contrast, and asymmetrical balance in works of art.

Examples: using positive and negative space or complementary color schemes to create contrast in designs, using gray scales, mixing white to create tints and black to create shades

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
4.) Create symbolic works of art to communicate ideas.

Example: using personal symbols to create a medieval family crest or heraldry

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 14
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 12
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
5.) Demonstrate appropriate safety, care, and use of art materials and equipment.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 0
6.) Compare works of art in terms of complementary color schemes, value, contrast, and asymmetrical balance.

Example: comparing elements of art and principles of design used to depict water in Winslow Homer's Gulf Stream and Katsushika Hokusai's The Great Wave

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
7.) Identify symbols and signs depicting specific ideas, moods, feelings, and emotions generated by a work of art.

Examples: sign depicting theme of love in Robert Indiana's Love sculpture, raising of the flag in the National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument generating feelings of patriotism

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 4
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
8.) Identify ideas and feelings expressed by individual artists in works of art.

Examples: feeling of triumph in Emmanuel Leutze's painting George Washington Crossing the Delaware, feeling of happiness in Robert Henri's Laughing Child

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 6
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
9.) Contrast artistic styles of various cultures, times, and places.

Examples:

- cultures--Asian landscapes versus Albert Bierstadt's American landscapes,

- times--art deco interiors versus minimalist interiors,

- places--paintings of covered bridges in rural areas versus suspension bridges in urban areas

•  Using digital media to compare artistic styles of various works of art
•  Identifying symbols from different cultures, times, and places that portray common themes
Examples: color purple relating to royalty, arrow or spear symbolizing the hunt

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 10
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 8
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
1.) Produce two- and three-dimensional works of art with a variety of traditional and digital processes, materials, subject matter, and techniques.

Examples:

- processes--using a digital camera to create images to be digitally altered;

- materials--creating papier-mâché animals;

- subject matter--creating portraits, landscapes, still lifes, interiors, or seascapes;

- techniques--layering materials such as cardboard, rubber, fabric, paper clips, and papers to create a collagraph

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 8
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 8
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
2.) Use traditional and digital media in the production of graphic design to communicate ideas and feelings.

Example: designing posters, book covers, or logos on the themes of recycling, drug awareness, or endangered species

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 3
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 0
3.) Apply the elements of art and principles of design, including rhythm, movement, and emphasis, in the creation of works of art.

Examples: producing collages or paintings similar to those of Romare Bearden and Piet Mondrian that were inspired by music, creating works of art similar to Diego Rivera's works that were inspired by everyday life experiences in Mexico

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 4
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 0
4.) Describe how the elements of art and principles of design, including rhythm, movement, and emphasis, are used in a specific work of art.

Examples: movement as depicted in the use of line and painting techniques in Wassily Kandinsky's abstract works, emphasis as depicted in Giorgio de Chirico's The Nostalgia of the Infinite, rhythm as depicted in Jackson Pollock's Autumn Rhythm, movement in Glenna Goodacre's sculpture Puddle Jumpers

•  Critiquing works of art orally or in writing, using the elements of art and principles of design
Example: reflecting upon the creative process and success of personal works of art in an electronic portfolio

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
5.) Describe functions of art within the total environment, including functional sculptures, urban improvement, and transportation.

Examples:

- functional sculptures--fountains, benches, playground equipment;

- urban improvement--murals on walls;

- transportation--bridges

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 5
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 0
6.) Compare different interpretations of the same subject or theme in art.

Example: landscapes by Impressionist and Hudson River School artists

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 3
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
7.) Utilize community resources to identify works of art from various cultures, times, and places.

Examples: guest artists, artists-in-residence, museums, libraries, universities

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
8.) Identify works of art from various artists that were inspired by the environments in which they were created.

Example: Alabama artists inspired by their heritage and environment, including Howard Finster's painting Coke Bottle, Jimmy Lee Sudduth's painting Cotton Pickers, and Frank Fleming's sculpture Storyteller

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 11
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 7
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 2
1.) Utilize the elements of art and principles of design and the structures and functions of art to communicate personal ideas.

  Example: creating a painting, drawing, or sculpture in reaction to world events, drug awareness, or medical issues

•  Creating works of art utilizing a variety of traditional found and recyclable objects
Example: using Samuel "Sambo" Mockbee's architectural structures as motivation to produce recycled structures

•  Producing one-point perspective drawings
Example: drawing cubes using a vanishing point

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 7
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
2.) Apply variety and unity in the production of two- and three-dimensional works of art.

Example: using Joan Miró's Horse Carnival of Harlequins to create a circus, carnival, zoo painting, or diorama

•  Producing moving and stationary sculptures
Examples: mobiles, totem poles, origami paper sculptures, clay coil or slab-built pottery

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 0
3.) Explain the elements of art and principles of design, including variety and unity in a work of art.

Examples:

- variety--shapes and lines in Joan Miró's Composition,

- unity--black lines in Henri Matisse's Purple Robe and Anemones

•  Applying appropriate vocabulary in discussing a work of art
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 9
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 8
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 0
4.) Critique personal works of art orally or in writing according to specified criteria, including elements of art, principals of design, technical skill, and creativity.

•  Organizing the progression of artwork in a personal portfolio
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
5.) Identify societal values, beliefs, and everyday experiences expressed through works of art.

Examples: satire expressed in editorial cartoons, societal values expressed by the digital animation industry

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 8
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 7
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 0
6.) Describe works of art according to the style of various cultures, times, and places.

Examples:

- cultures--artistic styles of Native American cultures of the Southwestern and Pacific Northwestern United States,

- times--Asher B. Durand's early nineteenth-century painting Kindred Spirits,

- places--gargoyles and sculptures known as grotesques from European countries

•  Describing ways in which the subject matter of other disciplines is interrelated with the visual arts
Examples:

- mathematics--Mavrits Cornelis (M. C.) Esher and tesselations;

- language arts--Patricia Pollaco and book illustrations;

- social studies--Matthew Brady and Civil War photography;

- science--transformation of shapes to forms, circles to spheres, squares to cubes, and triangles to pyramids

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 5
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 4
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 0
7.) Associate a particular artistic style with an individual artist.

Examples: Claude Monet with Impressionism, Claes Oldenberg with pop art, Alfred Leslie with photorealism

•  Using traditional and digital media to arrange works of art according to culture, theme, and historical period
Example: arranging works of art within a specific art movement or on a timeline

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 21
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 18
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 1
1.) Create works of art utilizing a variety of traditional and nontraditional media and techniques.

Examples: torn-paper collage, weaving, wire sculpture, clay relief

•  Applying steps artists use in the production of art, including conceptualizing ideas and forms, refining ideas and forms, and reflecting on and evaluating both the process of production and the product
•  Applying the elements of art and principles of design to the production of two- and three-dimensional artwork
Examples:

- two-dimensional--monochromatic paintings, found or natural object prints, texture-rubbing compositions;

- three-dimensional--papier-mâchè masks, clay whistles

•  Creating original multimedia works of art
Examples: television broadcasts, digital imaging, multimedia presentations

•  Creating original works of art using observational skills
Examples: drawing a shoe; painting a still life; creating a landscape in mixed-media; creating timed, gesture studies of a figure

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
2.) Produce works of art using one- and two-point perspectives.

Example: drawing a cityscape or still life of geometric shapes that uses a vanishing point and horizontal line

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
3.) Apply appropriate vocabulary in discussing a work of art.

Examples: discussing the use of cool colors, organic shapes, and flat perspective in Marc Chagall's Green Violinist; explaining movement in Giacomo Balla's Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 0
4.) Discuss strengths and weaknesses of a personal portfolio or other work of art.

•  Defining the four-step process of critical analysis, including describing what is seen, analyzing how each artist arranged the elements of art and principles of design, interpreting expressive intent and purpose, and judging the effectiveness of communication
Example: analyzing Miriam Schapiro's The Poet #2 by asking "What do I see in the painting?," "How did the artist organize the elements of art and principles of design?," "What is the message that the artist is trying to convey?," and "How effective is the artwork?"

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 3
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 0
5.) Define the appropriate technical terminology in creating a work of art.

Example: explaining the terms greenware and bisque-fired when discussing the creation of a piece of pottery

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
6.) Discuss ways in which the subject matter of other disciplines is connected with the visual arts.

Examples: connection of plants and animals in a rainforest to Henri Rousseau's The Peaceable Kingdom; relationship of music to Wassily Kandinsky's paintings; relationship of measurement, scales, and proportion to Chuck Close's portraits

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 6 - 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 8
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 6
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
7.) Describe historical and cultural influences on works of art.

Examples:

- historical--creating a computer presentation depicting works of art of the Civil War,

- cultural--comparing the impact of racism in Faith Ringgold's Flag Quilt and William Johnson's Moon Over Harlem

•  Identifying various art periods and movements
Examples:

- periods--comparing Mayan temples and Egyptian pyramids or Renaissance and twentieth-century paintings,

- movements--comparing Impressionism and Cubism or Surrealism and Realism

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level I
All Resources: 13
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 12
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
1.) Create original works of art from direct observation.

•  Organizing spatial relationships utilizing linear and atmospheric perspective
•  Creating the illusion of three-dimensional forms through tonal rendering
•  Incorporating traditional categories of subject matter into original works of art
Examples: drawing a still life, painting a landscape, sculpting a portrait

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level I
All Resources: 15
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 13
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 1
2.) Create original works of art using reflective ideas, personal experiences, and imaginary content.

Examples: reactions to current events, cultural traditions, fantasy

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level I
All Resources: 8
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 8
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
3.) Apply steps artists use in the production of art, including conceptualizing ideas and forms, refining ideas and forms, and reflecting on and evaluating both the process of production and the product.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level I
All Resources: 11
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 11
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
4.) Apply the elements of art and principles of design to the production of two- and three-dimensional artwork.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level I
All Resources: 14
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 14
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
5.) Demonstrate the use of traditional, digital, and multimedia techniques to create works of art.

Examples: two-dimensional expression in books, comic strips, and timelines; enhancement of images in a digital imaging program; three-dimensional expression in dioramas, masks, puppets, mobiles, stabiles, scenery, and props

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level I
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
6.) Demonstrate safe and responsible handling of art materials, including cleanup, storage, and replenishment of supplies where applicable.

•  Identifying safety and environmental regulations
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level I
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
7.) Describe personal, sensory, emotional, and intellectual responses to the visual qualities of a work of art.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level I
All Resources: 3
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
8.) Evaluate selected works of art to determine the effectiveness of their organization.

•  Describing the subject matter, elements of art, principles of design, media, technique, and style used in selected works of art
•  Analyzing the formal organization of subject matter, elements of art, and principles of design in selected works of art to determine structural relationships
•  Interpreting expressive intentions and purposes in selected works of art
•  Describing the effectiveness of expressive and meaningful communication in selected works of art
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level I
All Resources: 3
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
9.) Compare works of art with functional and natural objects, aesthetic components, and formal qualities.

Examples: stylized lines in automobiles; shapes and forms of appliances; shape, line, form, volume, and color of a tree

•  Identifying aesthetic components and formal qualities in man-made and natural objects
Examples: comparing a Henry Moore sculpture with bones, comparing David Hockney's Grand Canyon series to rock formations

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level I
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 0
10.) Utilize specialized terminology from art history, aesthetics, criticism, and production in discussions of works of art.

•  Defining visual arts terminology to include the elements of art and principles of design
•  Describing the intrinsic qualities of a work of art
Example: divisionist color in Camille Pissaro's Impressionist paintings

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level I
All Resources: 7
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 5
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
11.) Describe historical themes, symbols, and styles associated with works of art from various cultures, times, and places, including major periods and movements.

•  Identifying the style associated with selected works of major artists
Examples:

- Richard Estes--photorealism, Helen Frankenthaler--color field,

- Vincent van Gogh--post-Impressionism

•  Describing the extrinsic context qualities of a work of art
Example: optical color mixing theory as depicted in works by Berthe Morisot such as Jeune Fille au chien (Young Girl with a Dog)

•  Using digital processes or media to identify symbols and styles associated with works of art from various periods
Example: using the Internet to view, collect, or find examples of Renaissance art and architecture

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level II
All Resources: 5
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 5
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
1.) Create works of art with a variety of visual relationships.

•  Organizing formal relationships in works of art
Examples: color contrasts, differences in shape and size, repetition of textures and patterns

•  Organizing subject relationships in works of art
Examples: mother and child, man-made objects in a landscape

•  Describing how visual relationships create meaning in works of art
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level II
All Resources: 6
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 6
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
2.) Produce works of art using a variety of techniques.

•  Determining the appropriateness of techniques used to create a work of art
•  Demonstrating technical proficiency in the production and presentation of a work of art
Examples: skillful use of printmaking tools, properly matting two-dimensional works of art

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level II
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
3.) Demonstrate safe handling of tools according to studio and environmental practices, procedures, and regulations.

Examples: properly using and disposing of hazardous chemicals or fluids, using flame-retardant cabinets, utilizing ventilation systems

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level II
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
4.) Evaluate student works of art orally or in writing according to specified criteria.

•  Identifying criteria for judging works of art
Examples: craftsmanship, originality, technique, content

•  Comparing a finished personal work of art with its intended content or design
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level II
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
5.) Describe various artistic contributions to environmental and social issues.

Examples: Frederic Olmstead's design of Central Park, Frank Lloyd Wright's Falling Water, Jacob Lawrence's Migration series

•  Explaining the role of works of art placed in the environment
Examples: Maya Lin's Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.; Lin's Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama; AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) Quilt Memorial; Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level II
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
6.) Produce a reflective narrative that critically analyzes selected works of art.

•  Identifying the elements of art and principles of design
•  Interpreting the subject matter, purpose, and expressive content of a work of art
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level II
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 0
7.) Use appropriate visual arts terminology in response to works of art, including the elements of art and principles of design.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level II
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
8.) Describe stylistic characteristics of selected works of art and architecture.

Examples: Raphael's (Raffaello Sanzio) Madonnas in the High Renaissance, Cathedral of Notre Dame in Gothic architecture, Charles Demuth's painting I Saw the Figure Five in Gold

•  Analyzing major works of art and architecture from various cultures, times, and places to understand forms, subjects, themes, and symbols
Examples: Parthenon in Athens, Greece; Kremlin in Moscow, Russia

•  Using a variety of resource media in researching stylistic characteristics of selected art, artists, cultures, times, and places
Example: creating a multimedia presentation, storyboard, poster, or research paper to identify characteristics of Jacob Lawrence's Harlem series paintings

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level II
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
9.) Identify various uses of the visual arts in business and industry.

Examples: developing logos and advertisements, designing buildings and other structures

•  Identifying arts careers in business and industry
Examples:

- dance--choreographer, dance educator;

- music--conductor, composer;

- theatre--set designer, artistic director;

- visual arts--textile designer, museum curator

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level II
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
10.) Compare ways of producing, responding, and understanding in the visual arts with other arts disciplines, the humanities, and other academic subject areas.

Examples: process of writing compared to process of forming works of art; rhythms in visual arts, dance, and music compared to rhythms in poetry; color theory in art compared to color theory in science

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level III
All Resources: 5
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 5
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
1.) Create works of art that communicate specific concepts, emotions, and intentions.

•  Selecting appropriate subject matter as a basis for meaningful and expressive compositions
•  Organizing subject matter and formal qualities in a work of art into meaningful and expressive compositions
•  Employing a diverse range of traditional media, digital media, and multimedia; techniques; styles; tools; concepts; and processes in producing meaningful and expressive compositions
•  Producing a thematically related body of work
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level III
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
2.) Employ a diverse range of traditional media, digital media, multimedia, techniques, styles, tools, concepts, and processes in producing meaningful and expressive compositions.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level III
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
3.) Produce a self-critique of a work in progress.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level III
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
4.) Demonstrate independent research related to studio work.

Example: researching masks of various cultures to determine emotional and stylistic characteristics that might influence or inspire the making of a mask

•  Maintaining a self-directed sketchbook or journal
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level III
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
5.) Apply the four-step process of critical analysis to works of art, including describing what is seen, analyzing how each artist arranged the elements of art and principles of design, interpreting expressive intent and purpose, and judging the effectiveness of communication.

•  Analyzing selected works of art for visual and functional differences
Example: comparing decorative ceramic vessels and utilitarian pottery

•  Describing visual and functional qualities of composition
•  Producing a reflective narrative that critically analyzes the organizational effectiveness and artistic choices of personal and peer works of art
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level III
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
6.) Respond orally and in writing to ideas of selected critics, historians, aestheticians, and artists.

Example: discussing criteria for valuing works of art from Kenneth Clark's What is a Masterpiece?

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level III
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
7.) Explain purpose, function, and meaning of selected works of art from a variety of cultures, times, and places.

•  Describing characteristics of works of art that are common to a cultural group or historical period
Examples:

- cultural--use of animals in Eskimo masks, absence of representations of animals or human form in Islamic art;

- historical--inclusion of concepts of war and politics in Francisco de Goya's paintings

•  Comparing works of art with different styles
Examples: Celtic knot designs with rose windows, African masks with Kabuki masks

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level III
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
8.) Compare modes of artistic expression used in art and other academic disciplines.

Examples: comparing improvisation in music, visual arts, dance, and theatre; comparing narrative art to literature, a painting of historic events to social sciences, op art to the science of optics, or tessellations to geometric shapes and designs

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level III
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
9.) Organize research about art, artists, cultures, times, and places into a product or presentation.

Examples: producing a digital presentation comparing the use of logos in advertising, writing a research paper comparing art and its social context

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level IV
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
1.) Produce a thematically related body of work.

•  Describing the results of researching the works of other artists or cultures for inspiration
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level IV
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
2.) Organize subject matter and formal qualities into meaningful and expressive compositions.

•  Generating alternative design solutions to visual arts problems
•  Solving visual arts problems using analysis, synthesis, and evaluation
•  Defending personal choices in creative visual compositions
Examples: oral critiques, written reflections

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level IV
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
3.) Assemble a portfolio of personal works of art that includes a concentration in a specific theme or medium.

•  Demonstrating advanced skill with at least three visual arts media
•  Writing an artist's statement for a personal portfolio
•  Documenting personal works of art
Example: using slides or electronic images to depict works of art

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level IV
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
4.) Organize an exhibition of works of art, including publicizing an exhibition, composing an exhibition statement, and completing a self-evaluation of an exhibition.

Examples: exhibiting works of art on bulletin boards with content documentation, displaying works of art for competition, showcasing works of art with interdisciplinary connections in media centers

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level IV
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
5.) Relate ideas of selected critics, historians, aestheticians, and artists to specific works of art.

Examples: Harold Rosenburg on Willem de Kooning's action paintings; critical writings on contemporary art and artists in local, regional, and national periodicals; Public Broadcasting System's American Masters series on nineteenth-century American authors

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level IV
All Resources: 3
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 1
6.) Interpret expressive intentions and purposes in selected works of art based on intrinsic and extrinsic conditions.

Example: looking at Vincent Van Gogh's The Night Café and reading his letter to Theo about his intentions in creating the painting

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level IV
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
7.) Analyze specific works of art to determine the relationship between intrinsic qualities and historical and cultural context.

Examples: Francisco Goya's The Third of May and the Napoleonic Invasion of Spain, Diego Rivera's murals and the history of Mexico, Bayoux Tapestry and the Battle of Hastings, Native American paintings and the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level IV
All Resources: 3
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 1
8.) Analyze artists' choices in order to interpret meanings, ideas, attitudes, views, and intentions in works of art.

Examples: choice of media, subject matter, signs, symbols, source of inspiration

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level IV
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
9.) Explain the importance of major works of art and architecture.

•  Describing the stylistic impact of selected works of art
Examples: Claude Monet's Impression, Sunrise; Egyptian obelisk

•  Describing the social, cultural, historical, and political context of selected works of art
Examples: impact of Jacque-Louis David's Oath of the Horatii on French society and painting styles, adoption of Greek temples as architectural models in later cultures

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Visual Arts: Level IV
All Resources: 0
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
10.) Compare the creative processes of visual arts with other arts disciplines, the humanities, and other academic areas.

Examples: comparing creative problem-solving models with the scientific method, comparing the drafting process in writing with the composition process in visual arts

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