Courses of Study

Creating
Conceive
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
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1) Produce various ideas and solutions for media arts products, applying chosen creative processes.

a. Use concept modeling and prototyping.

Example: Create a conceptual drawing and input into a computer to use a 3D printer to create a game character.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Process Components: Conceive
Essential Questions:
EU: Media arts ideas, works, and processes are shaped by the imagination, creative processes, and by experiences, both within and outside of the arts.
EQ: How do media artists generate ideas? How can ideas for media arts productions be formed and developed to be effective and original?
Skill Examples:
  • List various ideas generated through experimenting with combining standard ideas for a media arts product. Choose one idea to develop based on identified artistic goals and justify the choice. Use modeling and prototyping to share the idea with the class.
  • In a group, apply self-developed criteria for intent, resources, and context to critique the entire idea to presentation process of the group's media arts product proposal.
  • Storyboard a plan for a media arts product that serves as a PSA for a community organization, choosing stylistic conventions that support the narrative.
  • Exchange copies of media arts products with a classmate. In the spirit of exploration and experimentation, modify and refine a product by emphasizing specific expressive elements.
Develop
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
2) Design, propose, and evaluate artistic ideas, plans, prototypes, and production processes for media arts productions, considering expressive intent and resources.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Process Components: Develop
Essential Questions:
EU: Media artists plan, organize, and develop creative ideas, plans, and models into process structures that can effectively realize the artistic idea.
EQ: How do media artists organize and develop ideas and models into process structures to achieve the desired end product?
Skill Examples:
  • List various ideas generated through experimenting with combining standard ideas for a media arts product. Choose one idea to develop based on identified artistic goals and justify the choice. Use modeling and prototyping to share the idea with the class.
  • In a group, apply self-developed criteria for intent, resources, and context to critique the entire idea to presentation process of the group's media arts product proposal.
  • Storyboard a plan for a media arts product that serves as a PSA for a community organization, choosing stylistic conventions that support the narrative.
  • Exchange copies of media arts products with a classmate. In the spirit of exploration and experimentation, modify and refine a product by emphasizing specific expressive elements.
Construct
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
3) Coordinate production processes to combine content and components for specific purpose and meaning in media arts productions, demonstrating understanding of associated principles.

a. Utilize narrative structure and composition.

Example: Write, perform, direct, and produce a short film.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work.
Process Components: Construct
Essential Questions:
EU: The forming, integration, and refinement of aesthetic components, principles and processes creates purpose, meaning and artistic quality in media artwork.
EQ: What is required to produce a media artwork that conveys purpose, meaning, and artistic quality? How do media artists improve/refine their work?
Skill Examples:
  • List various ideas generated through experimenting with combining standard ideas for a media arts product. Choose one idea to develop based on identified artistic goals and justify the choice. Use modeling and prototyping to share the idea with the class.
  • In a group, apply self-developed criteria for intent, resources, and context to critique the entire idea to presentation process of the group's media arts product proposal.
  • Storyboard a plan for a media arts product that serves as a PSA for a community organization, choosing stylistic conventions that support the narrative.
  • Exchange copies of media arts products with a classmate. In the spirit of exploration and experimentation, modify and refine a product by emphasizing specific expressive elements.
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
4) Independently improve and refine media artworks by intentionally emphasizing particular expressive elements to reflect an understanding of purpose, audience, or place.

Example: Take clips of 3D animated film and change colors and position of characters to change audience response.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work.
Process Components: Construct
Essential Questions:
EU: The forming, integration, and refinement of aesthetic components, principles and processes creates purpose, meaning and artistic quality in media artwork.
EQ: What is required to produce a media artwork that conveys purpose, meaning, and artistic quality? How do media artists improve/refine their work?
Skill Examples:
  • List various ideas generated through experimenting with combining standard ideas for a media arts product. Choose one idea to develop based on identified artistic goals and justify the choice. Use modeling and prototyping to share the idea with the class.
  • In a group, apply self-developed criteria for intent, resources, and context to critique the entire idea to presentation process of the group's media arts product proposal.
  • Storyboard a plan for a media arts product that serves as a PSA for a community organization, choosing stylistic conventions that support the narrative.
  • Exchange copies of media arts products with a classmate. In the spirit of exploration and experimentation, modify and refine a product by emphasizing specific expressive elements.
Producing
Integrate
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
5) Apply concepts of diverse content and varied forms into unified media arts productions that convey consistent narratives.

Example: Create a storyboard for an interactive video game.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Producing
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation.
Process Components: Integrate
Essential Questions:
EU: Media artists integrate various forms and contents to develop complex, unified artworks.
EQ: How are complex media arts experiences constructed?
Skill Examples:
  • Create a media arts product that uses at least two art forms to teach a concept that applies to at least two content areas. For example, using visual art and drama teach the concept of power by using the balance of power from social studies and power from physical science.
  • Create a portfolio of media art works that show a progression of conceptualizing an original idea for a media arts product through collaborative production.
  • Create a portfolio of an original media arts products that use a combination of tools, styles, and techniques to overcome the limitations of time, money, equipment, and experience.
  • Select, organize, and present a media arts product to educate your class on the history of media arts by experimenting with tools to overcome limitations of time and money.
  • After considering various presentation formats, choose the most effective way to present and distribute an original media arts product.
  • After sharing more than two media arts products across varied social media platforms, take comments from the audience and make revisions, reflecting on personal growth and how the product affected audiences.
Practice
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
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Learning Activities: 0
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Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
6) Display an increasing set of artistic, design, technical, and career skills through creative problem-solving, organizing, and collaboration to produce media artworks.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Producing
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 5: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.
Process Components: Practice
Essential Questions:
EU: Media artists require a range of skills and abilities to creatively solve problems within and through media arts productions.
EQ: What skills are required for creating effective media artworks and how are they improved? How are creativity and innovation developed within and through media arts productions? How do media artists use various tools and techniques?
Skill Examples:
  • Create a media arts product that uses at least two art forms to teach a concept that applies to at least two content areas. For example, using visual art and drama teach the concept of power by using the balance of power from social studies and power from physical science.
  • Create a portfolio of media art works that show a progression of conceptualizing an original idea for a media arts product through collaborative production.
  • Create a portfolio of an original media arts products that use a combination of tools, styles, and techniques to overcome the limitations of time, money, equipment, and experience.
  • Select, organize, and present a media arts product to educate your class on the history of media arts by experimenting with tools to overcome limitations of time and money.
  • After considering various presentation formats, choose the most effective way to present and distribute an original media arts product.
  • After sharing more than two media arts products across varied social media platforms, take comments from the audience and make revisions, reflecting on personal growth and how the product affected audiences.
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
7) Display an increasing set of creative and design abilities through exploratory processes in developing solutions within and through media arts productions.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Producing
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 5: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.
Process Components: Practice
Essential Questions:
EU: Media artists require a range of skills and abilities to creatively solve problems within and through media arts productions.
EQ: What skills are required for creating effective media artworks and how are they improved? How are creativity and innovation developed within and through media arts productions? How do media artists use various tools and techniques?
Skill Examples:
  • Create a media arts product that uses at least two art forms to teach a concept that applies to at least two content areas. For example, using visual art and drama teach the concept of power by using the balance of power from social studies and power from physical science.
  • Create a portfolio of media art works that show a progression of conceptualizing an original idea for a media arts product through collaborative production.
  • Create a portfolio of an original media arts products that use a combination of tools, styles, and techniques to overcome the limitations of time, money, equipment, and experience.
  • Select, organize, and present a media arts product to educate your class on the history of media arts by experimenting with tools to overcome limitations of time and money.
  • After considering various presentation formats, choose the most effective way to present and distribute an original media arts product.
  • After sharing more than two media arts products across varied social media platforms, take comments from the audience and make revisions, reflecting on personal growth and how the product affected audiences.
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
8) Demonstrate adaptability using tools and techniques in standard and experimental ways to achieve an assigned purpose in constructing media arts productions.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Producing
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 5: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.
Process Components: Practice
Essential Questions:
EU: Media artists require a range of skills and abilities to creatively solve problems within and through media arts productions.
EQ: What skills are required for creating effective media artworks and how are they improved? How are creativity and innovation developed within and through media arts productions? How do media artists use various tools and techniques?
Skill Examples:
  • Create a media arts product that uses at least two art forms to teach a concept that applies to at least two content areas. For example, using visual art and drama teach the concept of power by using the balance of power from social studies and power from physical science.
  • Create a portfolio of media art works that show a progression of conceptualizing an original idea for a media arts product through collaborative production.
  • Create a portfolio of an original media arts products that use a combination of tools, styles, and techniques to overcome the limitations of time, money, equipment, and experience.
  • Select, organize, and present a media arts product to educate your class on the history of media arts by experimenting with tools to overcome limitations of time and money.
  • After considering various presentation formats, choose the most effective way to present and distribute an original media arts product.
  • After sharing more than two media arts products across varied social media platforms, take comments from the audience and make revisions, reflecting on personal growth and how the product affected audiences.
Present
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
9) Evaluate various presentation formats in order to fulfill various tasks and defined processes in the presentation and/or distribution of media arts productions.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Producing
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work.
Process Components: Present
Essential Questions:
EU: Media artists purposefully present, share, and distribute media artworks for various contexts.
EQ: How does time, place, audience, and context affect presenting or performing choices for media artworks? How can presenting or sharing media artworks in a public format help a media artist learn and grow?
Skill Examples:
  • Create a media arts product that uses at least two art forms to teach a concept that applies to at least two content areas. For example, using visual art and drama teach the concept of power by using the balance of power from social studies and power from physical science.
  • Create a portfolio of media art works that show a progression of conceptualizing an original idea for a media arts product through collaborative production.
  • Create a portfolio of an original media arts products that use a combination of tools, styles, and techniques to overcome the limitations of time, money, equipment, and experience.
  • Select, organize, and present a media arts product to educate your class on the history of media arts by experimenting with tools to overcome limitations of time and money.
  • After considering various presentation formats, choose the most effective way to present and distribute an original media arts product.
  • After sharing more than two media arts products across varied social media platforms, take comments from the audience and make revisions, reflecting on personal growth and how the product affected audiences.
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
10) Evaluate the results of and improvements for presenting media arts productions, considering impacts on personal growth.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Producing
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work.
Process Components: Present
Essential Questions:
EU: Media artists purposefully present, share, and distribute media artworks for various contexts.
EQ: How does time, place, audience, and context affect presenting or performing choices for media artworks? How can presenting or sharing media artworks in a public format help a media artist learn and grow?
Skill Examples:
  • Create a media arts product that uses at least two art forms to teach a concept that applies to at least two content areas. For example, using visual art and drama teach the concept of power by using the balance of power from social studies and power from physical science.
  • Create a portfolio of media art works that show a progression of conceptualizing an original idea for a media arts product through collaborative production.
  • Create a portfolio of an original media arts products that use a combination of tools, styles, and techniques to overcome the limitations of time, money, equipment, and experience.
  • Select, organize, and present a media arts product to educate your class on the history of media arts by experimenting with tools to overcome limitations of time and money.
  • After considering various presentation formats, choose the most effective way to present and distribute an original media arts product.
  • After sharing more than two media arts products across varied social media platforms, take comments from the audience and make revisions, reflecting on personal growth and how the product affected audiences.
Responding
Perceive
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
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Learning Activities: 0
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Classroom Resources: 0
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11) Describe, compare, and analyze the qualities of and relationships among the components in media arts productions.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Responding
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 7: Perceive and analyze artistic work.
Process Components: Perceive
Essential Questions:
EU: Identifying the qualities and characteristics of media artworks improves one's artistic appreciation and production.
EQ: How do we 'read' media artworks and discern their relational components? How do media artworks function to convey meaning and manage audience experiences?
Skill Examples:
  • Review a series of media arts products and respond to questions concerning the relationships between components and style by comparing and contrasting.
  • Review two media arts products and create a Venn Diagram to analyze the methods, forms, and styles by comparing and contrasting how each manages audience experience.
  • Review a series of media arts products and make a list to compare and contrast.
  • Interview a community media artist to develop a list of criteria in which to evaluate media arts productions. Apply these criteria to at least five media arts productions and be prepared to give constructive feedback.
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
12) Describe, compare, and analyze how various forms, methods, and styles in media arts productions interact with personal preferences in influencing audience experience.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Responding
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 7: Perceive and analyze artistic work.
Process Components: Perceive
Essential Questions:
EU: Identifying the qualities and characteristics of media artworks improves one's artistic appreciation and production.
EQ: How do we 'read' media artworks and discern their relational components? How do media artworks function to convey meaning and manage audience experiences?
Skill Examples:
  • Review a series of media arts products and respond to questions concerning the relationships between components and style by comparing and contrasting.
  • Review two media arts products and create a Venn Diagram to analyze the methods, forms, and styles by comparing and contrasting how each manages audience experience.
  • Review a series of media arts products and make a list to compare and contrast.
  • Interview a community media artist to develop a list of criteria in which to evaluate media arts productions. Apply these criteria to at least five media arts productions and be prepared to give constructive feedback.
Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
13) Analyze the intent and meaning of a variety of media arts productions, using self-developed criteria.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Responding
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.
Process Components: Interpret
Essential Questions:
EU: Interpretation and appreciation require consideration of the intent, form, and context of the media and artwork.
EQ: How do people relate to and interpret media artworks?
Skill Examples:
  • Review a series of media arts products and respond to questions concerning the relationships between components and style by comparing and contrasting.
  • Review two media arts products and create a Venn Diagram to analyze the methods, forms, and styles by comparing and contrasting how each manages audience experience.
  • Review a series of media arts products and make a list to compare and contrast.
  • Interview a community media artist to develop a list of criteria in which to evaluate media arts productions. Apply these criteria to at least five media arts productions and be prepared to give constructive feedback.
Evaluate
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
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Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
14) Develop and apply criteria to evaluate production processes and various media arts productions, considering context and practicing constructive feedback.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Responding
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 9: Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.
Process Components: Evaluate
Essential Questions:
EU: Skillful evaluation and critique are critical components of experiencing, appreciating, and producing media artworks.
EQ: How and why do media artists value and judge media artworks? When and how should we evaluate and critique media artworks to improve them?
Skill Examples:
  • Review a series of media arts products and respond to questions concerning the relationships between components and style by comparing and contrasting.
  • Review two media arts products and create a Venn Diagram to analyze the methods, forms, and styles by comparing and contrasting how each manages audience experience.
  • Review a series of media arts products and make a list to compare and contrast.
  • Interview a community media artist to develop a list of criteria in which to evaluate media arts productions. Apply these criteria to at least five media arts productions and be prepared to give constructive feedback.
Connecting
Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
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Learning Activities: 0
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Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
15) Access, evaluate, and use internal and external resources through experiences, interests, research, and exemplary works to influence the creation of media arts productions.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Connecting
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences.
Process Components: Synthesize
Essential Questions:
EU: Media artworks synthesize meaning and form cultural experience.
EQ: How do we relate knowledge and experiences to understanding and making media artworks? How do we learn about and create meaning through producing media artworks?
Skill Examples:
  • Create a unique media arts product in the style of an exemplary work but using personal experience to communicate a new message. Give credit to the original artist in the work.
  • Choose a media arts production that can be interpreted in different ways because of perspective of audience. Share and demonstrate to the class how analysis of this production can inform new knowledge and cultural understanding.
  • Write a paragraph analyzing how media arts productions experienced everyday are part of society through social media and careers.
  • Develop a bibliography of appropriate and free use media arts tools and components for 5th grade students to use in creating their own products.
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
16) Explain and demonstrate how media arts productions form new meanings and knowledge, situations, and cultural experiences.

Example: Create documentaries and infomercials in different formats.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Connecting
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences.
Process Components: Synthesize
Essential Questions:
EU: Media artworks synthesize meaning and form cultural experience.
EQ: How do we relate knowledge and experiences to understanding and making media artworks? How do we learn about and create meaning through producing media artworks?
Skill Examples:
  • Create a unique media arts product in the style of an exemplary work but using personal experience to communicate a new message. Give credit to the original artist in the work.
  • Choose a media arts production that can be interpreted in different ways because of perspective of audience. Share and demonstrate to the class how analysis of this production can inform new knowledge and cultural understanding.
  • Write a paragraph analyzing how media arts productions experienced everyday are part of society through social media and careers.
  • Develop a bibliography of appropriate and free use media arts tools and components for 5th grade students to use in creating their own products.
Relate
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
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Classroom Resources: 0
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17) Research and demonstrate how media arts productions and ideas relate to various situations, purposes, and values through community, careers, and social media.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Connecting
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 11: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding.
Process Components: Relate
Essential Questions:
EU: Media artworks and ideas are better understood and produced by relating them to their purposes, values, and various contexts.
EQ: How does media arts relate to its various contexts, purposes, and values? How does investigating these relationships inform and deepen the media artist's understanding and work?
Skill Examples:
  • Create a unique media arts product in the style of an exemplary work but using personal experience to communicate a new message. Give credit to the original artist in the work.
  • Choose a media arts production that can be interpreted in different ways because of perspective of audience. Share and demonstrate to the class how analysis of this production can inform new knowledge and cultural understanding.
  • Write a paragraph analyzing how media arts productions experienced everyday are part of society through social media and careers.
  • Develop a bibliography of appropriate and free use media arts tools and components for 5th grade students to use in creating their own products.
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Media Arts
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Classroom Resources: 0
Unit Plans: 0
18) Analyze and responsibly interact with media arts tools and environments, considering copyright, ethics, media literacy, and social media.

Insight Unpacked Content
Artistic Process: Connecting
Anchor Standards:
Anchor Standard 11: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding.
Process Components: Relate
Essential Questions:
EU: Media artworks and ideas are better understood and produced by relating them to their purposes, values, and various contexts.
EQ: How does media arts relate to its various contexts, purposes, and values? How does investigating these relationships inform and deepen the media artist's understanding and work?
Skill Examples:
  • Create a unique media arts product in the style of an exemplary work but using personal experience to communicate a new message. Give credit to the original artist in the work.
  • Choose a media arts production that can be interpreted in different ways because of perspective of audience. Share and demonstrate to the class how analysis of this production can inform new knowledge and cultural understanding.
  • Write a paragraph analyzing how media arts productions experienced everyday are part of society through social media and careers.
  • Develop a bibliography of appropriate and free use media arts tools and components for 5th grade students to use in creating their own products.