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    CREATE 

    Conceive

    1. The student will use a variety of sources and processes to generate original ideas for artmaking.

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target A

    Compile personally relevant information to generate ideas for art making.

    Envision, propose and decide on ideas for art making.

     

    Conduct research and investigations to generate ideas for artmaking

    Indicators

    1.

    Identify and examine contemporary media sources to generate ideas for art making.

    Examine and compare contemporary media sources to generate ideas for art making.

    Investigate a variety of sources to generate ideas for art making.

    2.

    Recall and document personal experiences and pivotal events to generate ideas for art making.

    Analyze the impact of personal experiences and pivotal events to generate and enhance ideas..

    Scan and contemplate contemporary media sources to generate ideas for art making.

    3.

    Use inquiry to conduct research on a personally relevant topic to generate ideas for art making.

    Use inquiry to conduct research on a personal, local or global topic to generate ideas for art making.

    Review pivotal events to evoke empathy for global issues and inform ideas.

    4.

    Use observation, memory, and imagination to generate ideas for art making.

    Integrate observation, memory and imagination to generate ideas for art making.

    Design research to investigate a personal, local or global topic to generate ideas for art making.

    5.

     

     

    Appraise and collect images from a variety of sources for inspiration.

    6.

     

     

    Experiment, innovate, and take risks to pursue ideas for art making.VA Cr218a

     

    Conceive

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target B

    Contemplate, select and follow process steps to generate ideas for art making.

    Practice brainstorming, listing, recall, and free association to generate ideas for art making.

    Adhere to and vary steps in the creative process

    Indicators

    1.

    Use brainstorming, listing, and recall to generate ideas for art making.

    Document steps of the investigative process in a sketchbook journal to generate ideas for art making. 7.1

    Initiate an idea generation process for art making.

    2.

    Follow and record the idea generation and planning steps of the creative process in a sketchbook journal.6.1

    Collaborate to share, discuss and collect ideas for art making.

    Develop and use a process portfolio as an idea building resource. 8.2

    3.

    Collaborate to combine ideas for art making. VACr1.1.6a

    Practice brainstorming, listing, recall, and free association to generate ideas for art making.

    Collaborate to use innovative thinking processes to generate ideas.

     

     

     

    Develop

    2. The student will plan, advance, and refine original ideas for artmaking.

     

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target A

    Problem-solve to develop, organize, and select plans for art making.

     

    Develop, evaluate, and select plans for art making.

    Design, implement and document plans for artmaking

     

    Indicators

    1.

    Follow modeled process steps to problem solve and develop ideas for art making.

    Select from a menu of planning processes to problem solve and develop ideas for art making.

    Initiate and follow planning processes to problem solve and develop ideas for art making.

    2.

    Prioritize and experiment with options for idea development.

    Experiment with materials and processes to develop ideas for art making.

    Experiment with non-traditional materials and innovative processes to develop ideas for art making.

    3.

    Weigh the effectiveness of alternative plans and make choices for idea development.

    Assess, select and apply the most effective process to develop ideas for art making.

    Assess, select and apply the most effective process to develop ideas for art making.

    4.

    Collaborate to compare and select approaches to conceptualize and develop ideas and plan for art making.

    Collaborate to develop criteria in planning and preparation for art making. VA:Cr1.2.7a

    Collaborate to develop criteria in planning and preparation for art making. VA:Cr1.2.8a

    5.

    Use graphic organizers to develop ideas for art making.

    Use graphic organizers and sketchbook journals to develop ideas for art making. 7.1

    Use graphic organizers and sketchbook journals to develop ideas for art making. 8.1

     

    Develop

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target B

    Compare and refine plans for artmaking.

     

    Test and refine plans for artmaking.

    Evaluate and elaborate plans for artmaking.

    Indicators

    1.

    Investigate and apply a variety of planning approaches to revise ideas for art making.

    Implement new planning approaches to revise ideas for art making.

    Structure and critique plans for art making. MA:Cr2.1.8

    2.

    Form a variety of goals and solutions to inform plans for artmaking. MA:Cr1.1.7

    Apply visual organizational strategies to expand on test and refine plans for artmaking.

    Design, evaluate and elaborate plans for art making.

    3.

    Develop questions and answers to expand on plans for art making.

    Develop criteria to guide plans for art making. VA:Cr1.2.7a

    Cite evidence and develop a logical argument for art making plans.

    4.

    Collaborate to exchange ideas and plan for artmaking.

    Collaborate to select and refine an existing plan for artmaking.

    Collaborate to identify, assess and advance a solution for an art making problem.

     


     

    Produce

    3. The student will realize the culmination of ideas from conception through resolution in original artworks.

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target A

     Investigate and select significant personal, local or global topics for artmaking

     

     Identify, categorize and select significant personal, local or global topics for artmaking

     

    Research and synthesize multiple topics for artmaking.

     

    Indicators

    1.

    Communicate personal ideas, experiences and narratives in a variety of media. 6.3

    Communicate ideas, experiences and narratives in artworks in traditional and contemporary ways. 7.4

    Communicate ideas, experiences, and narratives in artworks. 8.4

    2.

    Collect and communicate data from an active system or network

    Examine and convey the interactions of a working system or network.

    Deconstruct and reveal the inner workings of a system or network.

    3.

    Express a personal opinion in connection with a local or global issue of concern

    Combine a topic of personal significance with a global issue.

    Convey points of view about contemporary issues. 8.5

    4.

    Explore and interpret the cause and effect of human interactions with nature.

    Interpret and express the consequences of positive and negative human interactions.

    Make a statement about the impact of everyday images and objects on personal values.

    5.

    Capture perceived discrepancies among points of view on a personal, local or global topic.

    Investigate and communicate how personal, local and global topics are interrelated.

    Synthesize points of view on a personal, local or global topic.

     

    Produce

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target B

    Explore and use a range of subject matter for an intended purpose in artmaking.

    Integrate a range of subject matter for an intended purpose in artmaking

    Consider and relate specific subject matter for an intended purpose in artmaking.

    Indicators

    1.

    Depict the human face and figure in proportion and from different angles including portraits, genre and narratives.

    Combine aspects of the human face and figure in a variety of settings.

    Depict humans and animals in a variety of realities.

    2.

    Depict real, imaginary and groups of animals in different contexts.

    Adapt and illustrate a combination of animal characteristics in hybrid forms.

    Represent natural and man-made objects in unique forms.

    3.

    Depict objects in the natural and man-made world.

    Juxtapose objects in the natural and man-made world.

    Represent the relationship between time and environments.

    4.

    Represent diverse internal and external environments.

    Depict conditions affecting internal and external environments.

    Design a presentation to include images and words. VA:Cr2.3.8a

    5.

    Design or redesign objects, places or systems. VA:Cr3.1:6a

    Repurpose objects, places or systems in designs.

     

     


     

    Produce

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target C

    Identify select and use formal components to convey meaning in original artworks 6.5

    Distinguish and apply formal components to convey meaning in original artworks

    Integrate formal components to convey meaning in original artworks

    Indicators

    1.

    Use color properties to distinguish and enhance chromatic relationships

    Integrate and apply color properties to achieve provocative chromatic relationships

    Develop and apply color relationships including contrast

    2.

    Use a variety of line and textural applications to create interest.

    Use expressive mark making to imply motion

    Apply inventive linear and textural applications to create interest.

    3.

    Use value gradients to imply form and space.

    Render value gradients to imply dimension and scale.

    Integrate highlights, tones and shadows to imply volume and spatial depth.8.8.2

    4.

    Develop realistic and distorted proportional relationships to depict people and objects in the environment.

    Develop actual and exaggerated proportional relationships to depict people and objects in the environment.

    Use scale and ratio to depict proportional relationships 8.8.3

    5.

    Use linear and atmospheric perspective to create the illusion of depth.6.6

    Use a variety of compositional techniques including perspective to create the illusion of depth.7.7

    Use compositional techniques such as rule of thirds, triangle, and cropping.to create the illusion of depth.8.9

    6.

    Use positive and negative space and inverse forms to achieve unity and balance

    Deconstruct and rearrange form and space to create emphasis. 7.6.4

    Organize form and space to create unity and harmony. 8.8.4.5

    7.

    Use post-modern approaches including juxtaposition, layering and interaction of text and image.

    Use post-modern approaches including appropriation, and re-contextualization

    Use post-modern approaches including gazing and representin’

     

     


     

    Produce

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target D

    Manipulate materials, tools and processes safely and appropriately in artmaking.

    . Coordinate the use of art materials, tools and processes safely and appropriately in artmaking.

    Experiment with materials, tools and processes in safe and inventive ways in artmaking.

    Indicators

    1.

    Practice to acquire skills in the use of technology, drawing, painting printmaking, sculpting, ceramics, collage, fiber arts, and materials, tools and processes.

    Experiment and apply increasing skill in the use of technology, drawing, painting printmaking, ceramics, sculpting, collage, and fiber arts materials, tools and processes.

    Select and combine skills in the use of technology, drawing, painting printmaking, sculpting, ceramics, collage, and fiber arts materials, tools and processes.

    2.

    Compare and contrast the attributes, applications and outcomes of selected materials.

    Explore and test the attributes and applications of selected materials for desired results.

    Select materials based on their attributes and applications to achieve desired results.

    3.

    Use measuring tools, brush handling skills, color mixing, ink application and registration appropriately.

    Manage the use of measuring and cutting tools, brush handling skills, color mixing, ink application and registration appropriately.

    Manage the use of materials, tools and processes.

    4.

    Demonstrate control in the use of constructing, modeling, carving, joining, stitching, and weaving skills.

    Develop skills and expand the applications of constructing, modeling, carving, joining, stitching, and weaving processes.

    Innovate in the applications of constructing, modeling, carving, joining, stitching, and weaving processes.

    5.

    Exercise increasing skill and control to demonstrate craftsmanship in the use of media and techniques. 6.2

    Refine media techniques to demonstrate craftsmanship. 7.2

    Refine media techniques to improve quality of craftsmanship. 8.3

    6.

    Apply methods for conservation, care and clean-up of tools and materials.

    Apply methods for conservation, care and clean-up of tools and materials.

    Apply methods for conservation, care and clean-up of tools and materials.

    7.

    Examine and apply ethical decisions in artmaking.6.4

    Explain and apply ethical decisions in artmaking.7.5

    Independently make ethical decisions in artmaking.8.7

     


     

    Produce

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target E

    Develop a variety of media skills and techniques to produce original artworks.

    Refine and apply media skills and techniques to produce original artworks.

    Consider and apply media skills, and techniques to integrate content and style in original artworks.

     

    Indicators

    1.

    Experiment with digital media to manipulate and depict an image.

    Expand and apply digital media skills and techniques to create, manipulate and depict images.

    Combine digital media skills and techniques to create, manipulate and depict images.

    2.

    Practice and explore techniques including gesture, contour line, and value rendering in observational, imaginative and memory drawings.

    Expand and combine techniques including gesture, contour line and value rendering in observational and expressive drawings. 7.8

    Select and apply techniques such as reverse methods, chiaroscuro, and multiple viewpoints in observational and expressive drawings. 8.10

    3.

    Practice and explore techniques using paint media including blending, application and brush techniques,

    Expand and combine painting techniques such as dry brush, wet on wet, blending, masking, resist and color mixing.

    Select and combine painting techniques including expressive and controlled brush strokes, color mixing and textural applications.

    4.

    Practice and explore techniques using printmaking media such as monoprint, collagraph, and lino-cut.

    Experiment with printmaking media and techniques such as monoprint, reduction, relief and ink applications.

    Select and combine printmaking techniques such as relief, stenciling, and monoprint with additional media. 

    5.

    Practice and explore skills using ceramic clay including hand building, joining and finishing techniques.

    Expand and combine skills using ceramic clay including hand building, joining and finishing techniques.7.9

    Select and combine a variety of skills and techniques using ceramic clay such as hand building, modeling, extruding, wheel throwing and finishing.

    6.

    Practice and explore techniques using sculpture media including modeling, assembling and carving.6.8

    Expand and combine techniques using sculpture media including additive and subtractive methods.

    Select and combine techniques and processes using traditional and non-traditional sculpture media.8.11

    7.

    Practice and explore traditional and alternative techniques using collage media.

    Expand and combine traditional and alternative techniques using collage media.

    Select and combine innovative techniques using a variety of collage media.

     

    Practice and explore techniques using textile media such as sewing and weaving.

    Explore a variety of fiber arts techniques such as batik, shibouri, felting, sewing and weaving.

    Select and combine a variety of fiber arts techniques using textile media such as dyeing, felting, sewing and weaving.

     


     

    Present

    Organize

    4. The student will apply and refine skills and practices to prepare and display artworks.

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target A

    Prepare and present artworks in a variety of formats and locations

     

    Collaborate to prepare and present artworks to support a theme

    Collaborate to prepare, arrange, and display artworks for a specific purpose and audience.

    Indicators

    1.

    Sign, label and mount personal artworks.

    Sign, label, title and mount personal artworks.

    Sign, label, title, mount or mat personal artworks.

    2.

    Prepare artists’ statements for a display to explain the art making process.

    Analyze, evaluate and apply accepted methods for preparation and display of artworks. VA: Pr5.1.7a

    Use digital media to document completed artworks.

    3.

    Plan an exhibition of artworks for a selected space and specific audience. VA.Pr5.1.6a

    Include artists’ statements with a display to reveal personal thought process.

    Select and follow accepted methods to prepare, display and present artworks to their best advantage.

     

     

    Map and arrange a display of artworks for an audience.

     

    Prepare, display and narrate a thematic display of artworks. VA: Pr5.1.8a

     

     

     

    Mount, arrange and display artworks in a select location for a specific audience.

     


     

    Curate

    5. The student will sift through, contemplate and select artworks based on criteria or purpose.

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target A

    Sort and select artworks for display based on visual and thematic criteria.

    Follow a set of criteria to analyze and select artworks for display..

    Establish and apply a set of criteria to select artworks for display.

    Indicators

    1.

    Review, sort and compile a set of personal artworks based on visual attributes.

    Collaborate to analyze and select a group of artworks for presentation based on visual attributes, quality and content.

    Select, compile and document a collection of personal artworks based on self-determined criteria.

    2.

    Evaluate and select personal artworks for presentation based on quality and content.

    Collaborate to establish a goal and determine a theme for an art exhibition.

    Collaborate to establish selection criteria for a related group of artworks for a display.

    3.

    Collaborate to establish a theme for an exhibition.

    Collaborate to select a series of artworks for display.

    Design a presentation of personal or other artworks using digital media. MA: Pr6.1.8

    4.

    Collaborate to select artworks for a display.

    Collaborate to analyze and select a group of artworks for presentation based on visual attributes, quality and content.

     

     


    Curate

     

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target B

    Determine and explain reasons for artwork selections.

    Evaluate and explain how artwork selection criteria affect a display.

    Resolve and justify criteria used to select artwork for presentation.

    Indicators

    1.

    Explain reasons for the selection of personal artworks for presentation.

    Analyze and describe the relationship between art preparation and display methods and the impact on the viewer. VA.Pr6.1.7a

    Establish and justify a set of criteria used to evaluate a collection of artworks.  VA.Pr4.1.8a

    2.

    Identify and describe salient attributes of artworks selected for a display.

    Investigate and compare art preparation and display technologies and their impact on the viewing experience. VA.Pr4.1.7a

    Analyze and describe how a set of artworks selected for presentation may influence the viewer. VA.Pr6.1.8a

    3.

    Determine and describe a personal connection to an exhibition theme.

    Analyze and describe how artworks selected for presentation are inter-related.

    Explain a personal assessment of a digital presentation of artworks. MA.Pr6.1.8

    4.

     

    Evaluate and justify the goal and theme selected for an art exhibition.

     

     


     

    Communicate

    6. The student will articulate ideas about art and artistic endeavors using appropriate modes of expression.

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target A

    Examine and explain the relationship between artistic endeavors and contributions to society.

    Identify and interpret ways art influences personal and global perceptions.

    Analyze and explain how ideas, beliefs and experiences are influenced through artistic endeavors.

    Indicators

    1.

    Describe ways artists and craftsmen contribute to society through their work. 6.10, 6.11

    Describe ways experiences and beliefs influence personal responses to art. 7.19

    Compare and contrast personal and global motivations for creating and valuing art.

    2.

    Assess and explain a personal opinion about the impact of an artmaking experience.

    Analyze and describe personal motivations for creating art.

    Describe how personal experiences influence critical interpretations and evaluations of artworks. 8.17

    3.

    Respond to questions about why artists create works of art. 6.17

    Compare and contrast reasons why artists create artworks.

    Investigate and explain artists’ roles in society. 8.14

    4.

    Reflect on the purposes and meaning of art. 6.18

    Reflect on the purposes and meaning of art. 7.18

    Analyze how art displays may impact ideas, beliefs and experiences. VA: Pr6.1.8a

     

    Examine and describe the relationship between local art exhibition venues and a community.

    VA: Pr6.1.6a

    Explain how art display venues impact the viewing experience. VA: Pr6.1.7a

    Collaborate to present and narrate a theme based art exhibition. VA: PR5.1.8a

     


    Communicate

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target B

    Explain the effects of following the creative process using appropriate art vocabulary.

     

    Examine and document the effects of creative problem solving on personal growth using art vocabulary.

     

    Compare and evaluate the outcome and impact of artistic endeavors on personal growth using art vocabulary.

     

    Indicators

    1.

    Explain the relationship between the artmaking process and the final outcome. 6.13

    Describe personal solutions to artistic problems.

    Assess and describe the personal impact of participation in the art making process.

    2.

    Analyze and discuss personal improvements made in the completion and presentation of artworks. MA: Pr6.1.6

    Analyze and discuss personal improvements in the use of digital presentation processes. MA: Pr6.1.7

    Form and respond to questions about learning acquired as a result of art making experiences.

    3.

    Discuss the personal value inherent in following the creative process.

    Compare and contrast the effectiveness of problem solving approaches on artistic outcomes.

    Form and explain a working definition of art. 8.19

     


     

    Respond

    Perceive

    7. The student will contemplate and explain content, value and intended purpose of artworks.

     

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target A

    Practice critical thinking to observe and respond to form, content and meaning in artworks.

    Employ critical thinking approaches to determine and explain the relationships among form, content and meaning in artworks.

     

    Apply critical thinking to analyze and compare the ways artworks may be perceived. 

    Indicators

    1.

    Use critical inquiry to describe, analyze, interpret and judge artworks. 6.14

    Apply a formal method of art criticism to interpret and assess artworks. 7.15

    Apply methods of art criticism to determine purposes, values and meanings of artworks. 8.20

    2.

    Describe ideas and emotions expressed in artworks. 6.15

    Correlate subjects, themes and symbols with ideas and emotions expressed in artworks. 7.14

    Analyze the relationship between visual organization and communication of ideas in artworks. 8.15

    3.

    Identify style and relevant contextual information in artworks. VA:Re8.1.6a

    Examine the relationship between style, context, and purpose in artworks. 7.10

    Compare and contrast styles, contexts and purposes of artworks. 8.13

    4.

    Examine characteristics of form, structure and use of media to inform opinions about meaning in artworks.VA:Re8.1.6a

    Analyze characteristics of form, structure, context and use of media to inform opinions about meaning in artworks.VA:Re8.1.7a

    Analyze the interaction of subject matter, form, context and use of media to determine meaning in artworks.VA:Re8.1.8a

    5.

    Identify and deconstruct images in popular culture to determine the intended purpose.

    Select contemporary images from a variety of sources and determine the intended purpose. 7.12

    Compare and discuss opinions of contemporary images to debate the intended purpose. 8.16

     

    Perceive

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target B

    Investigate and describe influences on personal observations and opinions of artworks.

    Examine and discuss how personal experiences inform ideas and opinions about artworks.

    Compare and contrast ways personal experience and external influences impact thoughts and ideas about artworks.

    Indicators

    1.

    Explain reasons for a personal opinion of an artwork.

    Identify evidence in an artwork to support a personal opinion.

    Describe the external influences that affect a personal opinion of an artwork.

    2.

    Examine personal beliefs and values in relation to ideas and feelings about artworks. 6.18

    Interpret how social and cultural beliefs and values can influence responses to artworks. 7.20

    Interpret how personal experiences and external influences impact responses to artworks.

    3.

    Describe how observations inform personal opinions of artworks.

    Describe the relationship between personal experiences and opinions of artworks.

    Describe and justify personal responses to visual qualities in artworks.8.21

     

    Discuss how personal experiences and external influences affect perceptions of artworks.

    Generate multiple ideas and opinions about artworks based on personal experiences.

    Compare and contrast personal experiences in relation to ideas and opinions about artworks.

     

    Reflect

    8. The student will initiate, recall and contemplate learning experiences and personal performances to inform future artistic endeavors.

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target A

    Identify and assess outcomes and implications of art related experiences.

     

    Determine cause and effect of artistic outcomes to gain insight, draw conclusions and revise or inform future artistic endeavors.

    Analyze artistic outcomes draw conclusions and transfer findings to future artistic endeavors.

    Indicators

    1.

    Examine and assess the relationship between the art making process and the final outcome. 6.13

    Compare and contrast the results of artistic processes to inform art making approaches. 7.16

    Appraise final artworks to reveal and explain personal approaches to art-making.

    2.

    Use prior knowledge to guide decisions and approaches when confronting art making challenges.

    Determine strengths and weaknesses in final artworks to guide future art making.

    Review solutions to art making problems when addressing new challenges.

    3.

    Compile and revisit previous ideas to solve new art making challenges.

    Discriminate among previous ideas when considering new art making challenges.

    Document and assess surplus ideas as a resource for art making.

    4.

    Apply critical inquiry skills to inform the revision and enhancement of personal artworks.6.14

    Reflect on critiques and evaluations to contemplate and make revisions to final artworks. 

    Explain conclusions drawn from critiques, peer feedback and evaluations as they apply to revising and enhancing artworks. 8.3

     

    Reflect

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target B

    Follow reflective approaches to appraise personal growth in artistic endeavors.

     

    Examine and reflect on the relationship between learning experiences and personal performance in artistic endeavors.

    Select and apply reflective approaches to appraise personal learning and growth through artistic endeavors.

     

    Indicators

    1.

    Document reflections in sketchbook/journals, artist statements, graphic organizers, and self-assessments.

    Synthesize learning in artist statements, graphic organizers, self-assessments, sketchbook/journals and portfolios.

    Compile a presentation portfolio including artist’s statements and reflections.

    2.

    Describe insights into personal growth resulting from participation in group critiques.

    Lead and participate in small group critiques to inform artistic endeavors.

    Critique personal works of art and the works of others. 8.18

    3.

    Track personal growth over time using a specific assessment format.

    Measure progress and personal growth over time using a specific assessment format.

    Lead group critiques to determine personal and group progress and accomplishments.

     


     

    Evaluate

    9. The student will appraise the artistic experience and its personal and global significance.

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target A

    Investigate and describe reasons for valuing art and artistic endeavors.

    Analyze and discuss the purposes, values, and meaning of art and artistic endeavors. 7.18

    Compare and contrast the purposes, values and meaning of art and artistic endeavors. 8.20

    Indicators

    1.

    Examine and describe the importance of visual language to communicate personal meaning 6.16

    Analyze, interpret and evaluate artworks based on personal preferences. 7.17

    Form and express a logical argument to support an evaluation of art. VA:Re9.1.8a, 8.21

    2.

    Develop and apply relevant criteria to evaluate artworks. VA:Re9.1.6a

    Compare and contrast evaluations based on personal and established criteria. VA:Re9.1.7a

    Form a definition of aesthetics in relation to the purpose and value of art. 8.22

    3.

    Examine and defend the value of an artist’s process and works.

    Examine and evaluate the intent and meaning of artworks.MA:Re8.1.7

    Collaborate to exchange ideas and express preferences about art and artistic endeavors.

    4.

    Form and respond to questions about why selected artworks have value in popular culture.

    Justify the reasons why selected artworks have value in popular culture.

    Distinguish among purpose, meaning and value of images and objects in popular culture.

    5.

    Form and discuss opinions as to why the study of art is valuable.

     

     

     

    Evaluate

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target B

    Identify and explain the value of engaging in the creative process using 21st century skills.

    Analyze and describe the personal and global value of using 21st century skills in the creative process.

     

    Compare and contrast the personal and global value of using 21st century skills in the creative process.

     

    Indicators

    1.

    Communicate aspects of personal growth resulting from creative process involvement.

    Investigate and explain how the development of 21st century skills is critical to personal growth and the creative process.

    Investigate and explain how 21st century skills hold value in the global environment.

    2.

    Explain various types of individual and collaborative art careers. 6.12

    Compare and contrast visual arts careers in relation to the study of art. 7.13

    Defend the roles and contributions of artists to social and technological advancements.

    3.

    Think critically to question the value found in contemporary media.

    Think critically to address issues found in contemporary media.

    Think critically to analyze and discuss the impact of messages in contemporary media.8.16

    4.

    Manage time wisely to gain the most value from engagement in the creative process.

    Evaluate how time management affects outcomes of the creative process.

    Evaluate and adjust time management plans to improve productivity in the creative process.

    5.

    Identify and discuss ways that collaboration and the exchange of ideas contribute to the creative process.

    Explain how collaboration leads to stimulation of ideas and solutions in the creative process.

    Evaluate and explain how individual contributions work together to benefit the creative process.

     


     

    Connect

    Relate

    10. The student will consider and associate artistic endeavors in relation to personal experiences and external influences.

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target A

    Investigate and discuss relationships found among art, history and culture.

    Analyze and explain how art, history and culture are connected.

    Synthesize the holistic nature of the relationship among art, history and culture.

    Indicators

    1.

    Describe ways artists contribute to society through their work. 6.11

    Analyze and describe the ways artists address historical, social and cultural issues.

    Examine and explain how artists work to heighten historical, social and cultural awareness.

    2.

    Analyze and describe how art reflects changing times, traditions, and culture. VA: Cn11.1.6

    Analyze how art, culture and world events influence each other 7.11

    Describe how art and the creative process are influenced by social, cultural, political and economic factors. 8.12

    3.

    Explore and describe the relationship between art and architecture throughout history.

    Examine how art and architecture harmonize or conflict with social norms.

    Compare and contrast art and architecture according to medium, period, style and creator. 8.13

    4.

    Explore ways artists respond to and influence events.

    Compare and contrast the criteria applied to defining arts and crafts.

    Investigate ways arts and crafts have been interwoven across time and cultures.

    5.

    Examine and discuss the integration of arts and crafts in society. 6.10

     

     

     


    Relate

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target B

    Analyze and explain how art evokes personal sensory, emotional and aesthetic responses.6.19

     

    Analyze and describe how observations and experiences of the changing world influence personal artistic responses and endeavors.

    Compare and contrast how different contexts, purposes, and values relate to art and personal artistic endeavors.

    Indicators

    1.

    Explain how visual language communicates meaning. 6.16

    Analyze and interpret the persuasive content of print and contemporary media. 7.12

    Compare and contrast the use of techniques and the impact of persuasive content in print and contemporary media. 8.16

    2.

    Form and respond to questions about personal reactions to art.

    Examine and justify social and cultural influences on responses to art. VA: Cn10.1.7b.

    Collaborate to reflect on and reinforce issues of equity among people through artistic endeavors. VA: Cn10.1.8a

     


     

     

    Reconcile

    11. The student will explore and integrate experiential and academic domains of knowledge as part of the artistic experience.

     

     

     

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target A

    Investigate and discuss connections among personal experiences, cultural influences and cross-curricular learning to inform the creative process.

    Synthesize prior knowledge from personal, cross-curricular and cultural experiences to inform the creative process. 7.3

     

    . Examine and describe how personal experiences, multiple fields of study and cultural influences intersect to inform the creative process. MA: Cn11.1.8

    Indicators

    1.

    Rely on personal knowledge, experiences, interests and research to inform the creative process. MA: Cn11.I.6

    Correlate prior knowledge and learning experiences to form new ideas for artistic endeavors.

    Synthesize prior knowledge and experience to support and enhance artistic endeavors. 8.4

    2.

    Investigate current interests and concerns to develop a collection of new ideas for artmaking. VA: Cn.10.1.6a.

    Support claims and provide evidence in the application of prior knowledge for artistic endeavors.

    Research and document the provenance of concepts applied to personal artistic endeavors.

    3.

    Consider and discuss how artistic ideas reflect personal, social, and cultural situations. MA: Cn10.1.6a

    Identify and describe how art is used to form, sustain and represent group identity. VA: Cn11.I.7a

    Distinguish different ways art is used to form, sustain and represent group identity. VA: Cn11.I.8a

    4.

    Explain various types of art careers. 6.12

    Compare and contrast various visual arts careers in relation to career preparation. 7.13

    Research and describe the roles of artists in society. 8.14

     

    Reconcile

    Grade 6

    Grade 7

    Grade 8

    Target B

    Consider and incorporate individual ideas to achieve a collective artistic goal.

     

    Share responsibilities and compromise to reconcile ideas and approaches to accomplish artistic goals.

     

    Evaluate, select and incorporate individual contributions to achieve a collective artistic goal.

    Indicators

    1.

    Share and accept responsibility to advance the creative process.

    Collaborate to assign specific roles and to agree on a desired outcome.

    Collaborate to determine and assign specific roles and to problem solve as part of creative process.

    2.

    Demonstrate willingness to accept diverse ideas as part of the creative process. 

    Debate an art related issue from opposing viewpoints.

    Identify a common artistic goal, consider diverse solutions and value individual contributions in meeting the goal.