Courses of Study

Number of Standards matching query: 165
Creating
Investigate, Plan, Make
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 37
Learning Activities: 3
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 33
1) Engage in self-directed exploration and imaginative play with art materials.

a. Use motor skills to create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Finger painting, watercolors, paper collage, and rubbings.

b. Use motor skills to create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Rolling, folding, cutting, molding, pinching and pulling clay.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
2) Explore collaboratively in creative art-making.

Example: Work with a partner to create a project.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 17
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 16
3) Build skills by following a sequence of steps to create art that expresses feeling and ideas.

Examples: Explore the books Why is Blue Dog Blue? by G. Rodrigue and My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss to understand color meanings and moods.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 3
Classroom Resources: 3
4) Identify safe and non-toxic art materials, tools, and equipment while sharing.

Example: Scissors, pencils, crayons, markers, glue, paints, paintbrushes, and clay.

Reflect, Refine, Continue
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 11
Classroom Resources: 11
5) Create and tell a story with art that communicates about a familiar person, place, or thing.

Example: Use symbols and details to help tell a story.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 3
6) Share and talk about the art they are creating.

a. Use art vocabulary: line, shape, color, and pattern.

Example: Use the book Lines that Wiggle by Candace Whitman.

Presenting
Select, Analyze, Share
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
7) Identify reasons for saving and displaying objects, artifacts, and artwork for personal portfolio and display.

Example: Students talk about why their artwork has value and should be displayed.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
8) Explain the purpose of a portfolio or collection, while identifying places where art may be displayed or preserved.

Examples: Art publications and/or museums via the Internet.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
9) Explain what an art museum is and distinguish how it is different from other public buildings.

Responding
Perceive, Analyze, Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
10) Recognize and identify uses of art within one's community and/or personal environment.

Examples: Landscaping, architecture, and things people wear.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 2
11) Distinguish between images and real objects
a. Describe what an image represents.

Example: Compare a photograph or painting of a vase to a real vase.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 20
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 18
12) Interpret art by identifying subject matter and describing relevant details.

Example: Answer questions such as, "What do you see?" or "How does this art make you feel?"

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
13) Explain reasons for selecting a preferred artwork.

Example: Explain why he/she likes or dislikes his/her artwork.

Connecting
Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Classroom Resources: 4
14) Create art that tells a story about a life experience.

Example: Create an artwork showing a personal experience.

Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): K
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
15) Recognize that people make art and identify the purpose of an artwork.

a. Distinguish among paintings, drawings, and sculptures.

Creating
Investigate, Plan, Make
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 3
1) Engage collaboratively in exploration and imaginative play with art materials.

Examples: Work with partner or small group to create an artwork.

Use the book Perfect Square by Michael Hall to help "thinking outside the box" skills.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 24
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 23
2) Explore and experiment with a range of art materials.

a. Create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Family portrait or gadget printing.

b. Create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Pinch pots or found-object sculptures.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 20
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 19
3) Develop skills by following a sequence of steps to create works of art on subjects that are real or imaginary.

Example: The teacher will model an artistic technique.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Classroom Resources: 4
4) Demonstrate safe and proper procedures for using materials, tools, and equipment while making art.

Example: Show the students how to properly store the brush.

Reflect, Refine, Continue
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 12
Classroom Resources: 12
5) Create an artwork based on observation of familiar objects and scenes that reflect their own social or cultural identity.

Example: Draw a picture of a celebration.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 11
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 9
6) Use art vocabulary while creating art.

a. Apply primary and secondary colors in a work of art.

Example: Use Mouse Paint book by Helen Walsh to teach color mixing of primary to achieve secondary colors.

b. Apply line, shape, texture in a work of art.
Line: Horizontal, vertical, diagonal, straight, curved, dotted, broken, or thick/thin.
Shape: Geometric and organic.
Texture: Smooth or rough.

Example: Create a painting inspired by Piet Mondrian's Broadway Boogie Woogie.

Presenting
Select, Analyze, Share
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
7) Select works of art for personal portfolio and/or display.

a. Justify why they selected the artwork.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
8) Discuss where, when, why, and how artwork should be presented or preserved.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
9) Identify the roles and responsibilities of people at museums and other art venues.

Example: Discuss the following roles with the students: visitor, curator, docent, guard, and studio teacher.

Responding
Perceive, Analyze, Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 8
Classroom Resources: 8
10) Select and describe works of art that illustrate daily life experiences.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Classroom Resources: 4
11) Compare and/or contrast similar images, subjects, or themes.

Examples: Compare Leonardo DaVinci's Mona Lisa with Johannes Vermeer's The Girl with the Pearl Earring.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 14
Classroom Resources: 14
12) Interpret art by categorizing subject matter and identifying the visual qualities.

Example: Compare images that represent the same subject.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Activities: 1
13) Classify/group artwork based on subject matter.

Examples: Group portraits, landscapes, and still life.

Connecting
Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
14) Identify times, places, and reasons students make art outside of school.

Examples: Look at murals and environmental sculptures.

Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 1
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
15) Understand that people from different times and places have made art for a variety of reasons.

Examples: Look at masks from various cultures.

Creating
Investigate, Plan, Make
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 2
Classroom Resources: 4
1) Brainstorm collaboratively to create a work of art.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 30
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 28
2) Explore personal interests and curiosities with a range of art materials.

a. Create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Paper-weaving, drawing, and resist painting.

Use book about weaving, The Goat in the Rug by Charles L. Blood & Martin Link.

b. Create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Clay animals and pipe cleaner sculptures.

Use a book about clay, When Clay Sings by Byrd Baylor.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 18
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 16
3) Extend skills by individually following sequential steps to create works of art on subjects that are real or imaginary.

Example: Use the book A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle.
Create a real or imagined home.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
4) Demonstrate safe and proper procedures for cleaning, utilizing, and maintaining materials, tools, and equipment while making art.

Examples: properly using brushes, closing glue bottles and marker tops.

Reflect, Refine, Continue
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 3
Classroom Resources: 3
5) Create an artwork using found and/or recycled objects.

Examples: Use objects such as leaves, rocks, paper tubes, egg cartons, etc.
Use book A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 6
6) Integrate art vocabulary while planning and creating art.

a. Elements of art: line, shape, neutral colors, value, texture.

b. Picture compositions: overlapping, background, horizontal, vertical orientation.

c. Colors in the color wheel: primary, secondary, warm and cool.

Presenting
Select, Analyze, Share
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
7) Collaborate on ways to publicly display artwork based on a theme or concept.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
8) Explore a variety of ways to prepare artwork for presentation.

Examples: gluing artwork on construction paper, creating a name card

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
9) Discuss how art exhibited inside and outside of schools contributes to communities.

Responding
Perceive, Analyze, Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
10) Perceive and describe characteristics of natural and man-made environments.

Example: Compare lines on a seashell to lines made by fence posts.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
11) Categorize images based on expressive properties.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 6
12) Interpret art by identifying the mood or feeling suggested by a work of art through subject matter and visual qualities.

Examples: Talk about color qualities and composition in Pablo Picasso's The Old Guitarist.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
13) Use learned art vocabulary to express preferences about artwork.

Example: Use statements as, "I know the texture of the cat is soft from the pencil marks."

Connecting
Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Classroom Resources: 7
14) Create works of art about events in home, school, or community life.

Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 2
Visual Arts
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 2
15) Compare and contrast cultural uses of artwork from different times and places.

Example: Australian Aboriginal dot paintings and Plains Indians pictographs.

Creating
Investigate, Plan, Make
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 35
Learning Activities: 4
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 30
1) Elaborate on an individual or prompted imaginative idea.

Examples: Create an imaginative mask showing his/her personality.
Look at masks from different cultures such as Chinese, African and Native American.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 22
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 20
2) Demonstrate skills using available resources, tools, and technologies to investigate personal ideas through the art-making process.

Examples: Choose from a variety of resources and materials to create a work of art.
Use books Imagine That by Joyce Raymond or Dinner at Magritte's by Michael Garland.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Classroom Resources: 7
3) Describe and use steps of the art-making process while creating works of art/design.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
4) Demonstrate an understanding of the safe and proficient use of materials, tools, equipment, and studio space.

Reflect, Refine, Continue
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Classroom Resources: 6
5) Individually or collaboratively construct representations of places that are part of everyday life.

Examples: Create a two-dimensional or three-dimensional model of school, home, bedroom, or neighborhood.

View and discuss Van Gogh's Bedroom.
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 6
6) Refine artwork in progress by adding details to enhance emerging meaning.

Example: Decide what details need to be added to make their artwork clearer.

Presenting
Select, Analyze, Share
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
7) Investigate and discuss possibilities and limitations of spaces, including electronic, for exhibiting artwork.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
8) Discuss exhibit space and prepare works of art for presentation.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
9) Identify and explain how and where different cultures record and illustrate stories and history through art.

Examples: Discuss Chauvet cave paintings, Diego Rivera's mural, The History of Mexico, or the Bayeux Tapestry depicting the events of the Norman Conquest.

Responding
Perceive, Analyze, Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
10) Speculate about processes and purposes an artist used to create a work of art.

Example: Observe and compare similar themes in artwork from historical and contemporary eras.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 5
11) Discuss the meanings and messages communicated by visual imagery.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Classroom Resources: 7
12) Interpret art by analyzing use of media to create subject matter, visual qualities, and mood/feeling.

Example: Discuss the differences between Meret Oppenheim's Object and an everyday cup.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 5
Classroom Resources: 5
13) Use learned vocabulary to evaluate artwork based on given criteria.

Connecting
Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 5
14) Create works of art based on observations of surroundings.

Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 3
Visual Arts
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 2
15) Recognize that responses to art change depending on knowledge of the time and place in which it was made and on life experiences.

Creating
Investigate, Plan, Make
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 15
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 14
1) Individually brainstorm multiple approaches to an art problem.

Examples: Create lists, sketches, or thumbnail-sketches.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 16
Learning Activities: 8
Classroom Resources: 8
2) Collaboratively design and create artwork that has meaning and purpose.

Examples: Create a logo for a school or activity.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 34
Classroom Resources: 34
3) Generate ideas and employ a variety of strategies and techniques to create a work of art/design.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
4) When making works of art, utilize and care for materials, tools, and equipment in a manner that prevents danger to oneself and others.

Reflect, Refine, Continue
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 9
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 8
5) Document, describe, and create real or imagined constructed environments.

Example: Design a futuristic art room, town, or planet.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
6) Revise artwork in progress on the basis of insights gained by peer discussion.

Presenting
Select, Analyze, Share
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
7) Analyze how past, present, and emerging technologies have impacted the preservation and presentation of artwork.

Example: Before cameras, the only way to view artwork was in person.

Now there are books, postcards, posters and Google images.
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
8) Discuss various locations for presenting and preserving art, in both indoor and outdoor settings, and in temporary or permanent and physical or digital formats.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
9) Compare and contrast purposes of museums, galleries, and other art venues, as well as the types of personal experiences they provide.

Responding
Perceive, Analyze, Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
10) Compare responses to a work of art before and after working in similar media.

Example: Gyotaku Japanese fish printing and printing with a rubber stamp.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 5
11) Analyze components in visual imagery that convey meanings and messages.

Example: What is the meaning of Edvard Munch's The Scream?

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Classroom Resources: 7
12) Interpret art by referring to contextual information and analyzing relevant subject matter, visual qualities, and use of media.

Example: Emanuel Leutze's Washington Crossing the Delaware River in 1776 and its relevance to the Revolutionary War.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 5
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 4
13) Apply one criterion from elements or principles of design to evaluate more than one work of art/design.

Example: Discuss how students' outcomes are different even though they used the same criteria.

Connecting
Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 5
14) Create works of art that reflect community and/or cultural traditions.

Examples: Create a quilt in the style of the Gee's Bend Quilters.

Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Visual Arts
All Resources: 5
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 4
15) Through observation, infer information about time, place, and culture in which a work of art was created.

Example: Look at the statue of Vulcan in Birmingham and talk about its relationship to history of the city.

Creating
Investigate, Plan, Make
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 16
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 15
1) Combine ideas to develop an innovative approach to creating art.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 28
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 26
2) Demonstrate the methods of the art-making process, including brainstorming, sketching, reflecting, and refining, to create a work of art/design.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 21
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 20
3) Communicate personal ideas, images, and themes through artistic choices of media, technique, and subject matter.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
4) Demonstrate proper care and use of materials, tools, and equipment while creating art.

Reflect, Refine, Continue
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 3
Classroom Resources: 3
5) Identify, describe, and visually document places and/or objects of personal significance.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
6) Create artist statements using art vocabulary.

Presenting
Select, Analyze, Share
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
7) Define the roles and responsibilities of museum and gallery staff, explaining the skills and knowledge needed to preserve, maintain, and present objects, artifacts, and artwork.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
8) Discuss the safe and effective use of materials and techniques for preparing and presenting artwork.

Example: Show how to carefully prepare and present artwork.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
9) Explore how an exhibition in a museum or other venue presents ideas and provides information about a specific concept or topic.

Example: Talk about how a museum would present information about the Harlem Renaissance.

Responding
Perceive, Analyze, Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 7
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 6
10) Compare one's interpretation of a work of art with the interpretation of others.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
11) Identify and analyze cultural associations suggested by visual imagery.

Example: The Terra Cotta Army and its relationship to Chinese culture.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 18
Classroom Resources: 18
12) Interpret art by analyzing visual qualities and structure, contextual information, subject matter, visual elements, and use of media to identify ideas and mood conveyed.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
13) Recognize differences in criteria used to evaluate works of art depending on styles, genres, and media as well as historical and cultural contexts.

Connecting
Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
14) Apply formal and conceptual vocabularies of art and design to view surroundings in new ways through art-making.

Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 5
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
15) Identify how works of art/design are used to inform or change beliefs, values, or behaviors of an individual or society.

Examples: Discuss how political cartoons can influence a person's view.

Creating
Investigate, Plan, Make
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 3
1) Work collaboratively to develop new and innovative ideas for creating art.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 8
Learning Activities: 1
Classroom Resources: 7
2) Formulate an artistic investigation and discovery of relevant content for creating art.

Example: Make, share, and revise a list of ideas and preliminary sketches.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
Classroom Resources: 4
3) Develop new ideas through open-ended experiments, using various materials, methods and approaches in creating works of art.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
4) Explain and/or demonstrate environmental implications of conservation, care, and clean-up of art materials, tools, and equipment.

Reflect, Refine, Continue
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
5) Design or redesign objects, places, or systems that address the specific needs of a community and explore related careers.

a. Use one-point perspective to design three-dimensional objects.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
6) Make observations and reflect on whether personal artwork conveys the intended meaning and revise accordingly.

Presenting
Select, Analyze, Share
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
7) Compare and contrast methods associated with preserving and presenting two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and digital artwork.

Examples: Storing preliminary sketches in a sketchbook or journal versus mounting and matting work for exhibition and saving personal work using digital methods.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
8) Collaboratively or individually develop a visual plan for displaying works of art in a designated space.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
9) Explain and evaluate how museums or other venues communicate the history and values of a community.

Examples: Civil Rights Museum in Birmingham and the Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery.

Responding
Perceive, Analyze, Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Activities: 1
10) Compare and contrast works of art or design that reveal how people live around the world and what they value.

Example: Molas of Cuna Indians in Panama with Kente cloth of West Africa.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
11) Discuss ways that visual components and cultural connections suggested by images can influence ideas, emotions, and actions.

Example: Shepard Fairey's "Hope" poster influenced politics of the 2008 presidential election.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 4
Learning Activities: 3
Classroom Resources: 1
12) Interpret art by discerning contextual information and visual qualities to identify ideas and meaning.

Example: Students answer questions such as "Why are they leaving and where are they going?" in response to One Way Ticket in Jacob Lawrence's Great Migration Series.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
13) Develop and apply relevant criteria to assess works of art.

Example: Rubrics for craftsmanship, completion, and creativity.

Connecting
Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
14) Generate a group of ideas and concepts reflecting current interests that could be investigated in personal art-making.

Example: Using graffiti techniques to draw letters of names.

Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 6
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
15) Analyze how art reflects changing societal and cultural traditions.

Example: Renaissance art reflected the power of the church and the growing influence of humanistic ideas.

Creating
Investigate, Plan, Make
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
1) Implement methods to overcome creative blocks.

Example: Students brainstorm possible images by sharing and listing ideas in small groups.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
2) Develop and implement criteria to guide making a work of art or design to meet an identified goal.

Example: Students make a group checklist for completion to include technical steps, use of materials, subject matter and compositional strategies.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
3) Develop and demonstrate skills with various techniques, methods, and approaches in creating art through repeated and persistent practice.

Example: Students complete short perception development activities, daily contour drawings, to improve observational drawing skills.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
4) Demonstrate ethical responsibility to oneself and others when posting and sharing images and other materials through the internet, social media, and other communication formats.

Reflect, Refine, Continue
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
5) Apply graphic design strategies to produce a work of art, design, or media that clearly communicates information or ideas.

Example: Students design and create posters or fliers to advertise a school art show or athletic activity.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
6) Reflect on and explain personal artwork in an artist statement or another format.

Presenting
Select, Analyze, Share
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
7) Analyze how various technologies have changed the way artwork is preserved, presented, and experienced.

Example: Compare works of art found in various publications with the original work displayed on museum websites.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
8) Analyze and assess methods for preparing and presenting works of art/design according to criteria.

Example: Assess the results of viewing work in a sketchbook versus viewing work matted and hanging in an art show.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
9) Compare and contrast collections and exhibitions in different venues.

Examples: Using books, magazines, and/or virtual exhibits.

Responding
Perceive, Analyze, Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
10) Analyze how the method of display and the location of an artwork influence how it is perceived and valued.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
11) Analyze multiple ways in which works of art and design influence specific audiences.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
12) Interpret by analyzing art-making approaches, subject matter, and use of media to identify ideas and meaning.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
13) Compare and contrast evaluation methods between artwork based on personal criteria and artwork based on a set of established criteria.

Connecting
Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
14) Individually or collaboratively research places and times in which people make and experience art.

Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 7
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
15) Analyze how response to art is influenced by understanding the cultures, times, and places in which it was created.

Example: Analyze the art of Andy Warhol by exploring the influence of mass media and advertising on 20th-century America.

Creating
Investigate, Plan, Make
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
1) Apply early stages of the creative process visually and/or verbally in traditional or new media.

Example: Document processes through sketchbooks, phone pictures, and digital media.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
2) Collaboratively shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a traditional and/or contemporary practice of art and design.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 2
Lesson Plans: 2
3) Engage, experiment, innovate, and take risks to pursue ideas, forms, and meaning that emerge in the process of creating art.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
4) Define and/or illustrate awareness of practices, issues, and ethics of appropriation, fair use, copyright, Open Source, and Creative Commons as they apply to creating works of art and design.

Example: Take their own reference photos and use them to create a work of art.

Reflect, Refine, Continue
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 3
5) Plan select, organize, and design images and words to make visually clear works of art using traditional and/or digital methods.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
6) Apply relevant criteria to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for a work of art or design in progress.

Presenting
Select, Analyze, Share
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
7) Develop and apply criteria for evaluating a collection of artwork for presentation.

Example: Create a list of questions that address the interpretation of a collection of artwork, such as: How are these pieces related? How are they different? Does each piece address a similar theme or idea?

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
8) Collaboratively prepare and present a body of related artwork and accompanying narratives for display.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
9) Working in a group, discuss why and how an exhibition or collection may influence ideas, beliefs, and experiences.

Responding
Perceive, Analyze, Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Activities: 1
10) Collaboratively discuss how a person's aesthetic choices are influenced by culture and environment and how these influences impact the visual images that one creates.

Example: Discuss the influence of Japanese animation on drawing techniques and styles of American youth.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
11) Analyze the contexts and media in which images influence ideas, emotions, and actions.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
12) Interpret and analyze how the interaction of the art-making process, subject matter, use of media, visual qualities, and contextual information contributes to understanding messages or ideas.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
13) Collaborate to create a convincing and logical justification to support an evaluation of art.

Connecting
Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 0
14) Create art collaboratively or individually to reflect on and reinforce positive aspects of group identity.

Example: Create tributes to family members, school and/or community heritage.

Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Visual Arts
All Resources: 1
Learning Activities: 1
15) Differentiate the ways art is used to reflect, represent, and establish group identity.

Creating
Investigate, Plan, Make
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
1) Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student's existing artwork.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
1) Individually and/or collaboratively formulate and expand new ideas based on existing artwork.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
2) Make informed choices using a range of materials, methods, and techniques of traditional and/or contemporary artistic processes to plan works of art and design.

a. Employ a diverse range of traditional media, digital media, and multimedia; techniques; styles; tools; concepts; and processes in producing meaningful and expressive compositions.

b. Organize subject matter and formal qualities in a work of art into meaningful and expressive compositions.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
2) Make informed choices from a range of materials, methods, and techniques of traditional and/or contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 1
Lesson Plans: 1
3) Explore and create works of art and/or design that demonstrate increased technical skill and craftsmanship with various art media to explore a theme, idea, or concept.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
3) Experiment to make multiple works of art and/or design that explore a personal theme, idea, or concept and demonstrate mastery of technical skill and craftsmanship with various art media.

a. Generate an alternative design solution to a visual art problem.

b. Solve visual art problems using analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
4) Demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of making and distributing creative work.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
4) Demonstrate the importance of balancing freedom and responsibility in the use of images, materials, tools, and equipment in the creation and circulation of creative work.

Reflect, Refine, Continue
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
5) Design a body of work in consideration of space and/or contemporary issues.

a. Maintain a self-directed sketchbook and/or journal.

b. Produce a thematically-related body of work.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
5) Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people's lives.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
6) Engage in constructive critiques with peers and revisit works of art/design in response to personal artistic vision.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
6) Reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art or design considering relevant traditional and contemporary criteria as well as personal artistic vision.

Presenting
Select, Analyze, Share
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
7) Apply various methods for preparing works of art/design for presentation appropriate for a set environment.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
7) Apply and expand traditional and/or unconventional methods to prepare works for presentation and preservation.

a. Document personal work of art.

Examples: Multi-media presentation, images, and process portfolio

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
8) Evaluate, select, and apply methods or processes appropriate for displaying artwork in a specific place.

Example: Create matting and frame.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
8) Investigate, compare, and contrast methods for preserving and protecting art.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
9) Create, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and/or political history.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
9) Curate a collection of objects, artifacts, or artwork to impact the viewer's understanding of social, cultural, and/or political experiences.

Responding
Perceive, Analyze, Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
10) Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural and/or digital world.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
10) Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
11) Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
11) Compare and contrast universal themes and sociopolitical issues in artworks from different cultures and historical periods.

a. Explain the importance of major works of art.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
12) Identify types of contextual information useful in the process of constructing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works.

a. Write a reflective narrative that critically analyzes the organizational effectiveness and artistic choices of personal and peer works of art.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
12) Analyze differing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works in order to select and defend a plausible critical analysis.

a. Evaluate artists' choices in order to interpret meanings, ideas, attitudes, views, and intentions in works of art.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
13) Determine the relevance of criteria used by others to evaluate a work of art or collection of works.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
13) Construct evaluations of a work of art or collection of works based on differing sets of criteria.

Connecting
Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
14) Apply inquiry and analytical processes when viewing, judging, and consuming usual content to explore unfamiliar subjects through art-making.

a. Compare modes of artistic expression used in art and other academic disciplines.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
14) Appraise the impact of an artist or a group of artists on the beliefs, values, and behaviors of a society.

Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Accomplished
All Resources: 0
15) Compare uses of art in a variety of societal, cultural, and historical contexts and make connections to uses of art in contemporary and local contexts.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Visual Arts: Advanced
All Resources: 0
15) Synthesize knowledge of social, cultural, historical, and personal life with art-making approaches to create and defend personal philosophies of art based on a connection to aesthetic theories and visual culture.