K-12 Visual Arts: Students will develop and apply ideas, knowledge, and skills to create, respond to, present and connect art with the human experience.

   

Grades 6-8

Grades 9-12

Create – Art to generate ideas

 

FA 8.2.1 – Students will use the creative process to investigate and communicate personal voice in artwork.

FA 12.2.1 – Students will use the creative process to formulate a plan and implement aesthetic choices in artwork.

Plan/ Material

FA 8.2.1.a – Investigate ideas and materials to demonstrate planning and refinement.

FA 12.2.1.a – Analyze multiple ideas and materials to demonstrate planning and refinement.

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Imagine/Artistic Voice

FA 8.2.1.b – Recognize personal voice and make stylistic choices to reflect personal identity.

FA 12.2.1.b – Create and communicate a personal voice with intention, through a body of work.

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Aesthetic Experience

FA 8.2.1.c – Engage in the sensory experience and relate it to making expressive artwork.

FA 12.2.1.c – Engage in making art to communicate and connect aesthetic theories to self-expression (e.g., imitationalism, expressionism, institutionalism, instrumentalism, formalism, contextualism).

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Elements/ Principles

FA 8.2.1.d – Investigate and apply relationships between elements of art and principles of design to brainstorm visual possibilities (e.g., consider a variety of images and determine how line and value create emphasis in art).

FA 12.2.1.d – Demonstrate and communicate understanding of relationships between elements of art and principles of design by developing multiple solutions to a visual problem.

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Process/ Craftsmanship

FA 8.2.1.e – Investiage and demonstrate the relationship between technique, skill, and craftsmanship.

FA 12.2.1.e – Synthesize knowledge of relationships between advanced technique, skill, and craftsmanship.

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FA 8.2.1.f – Demonstrate respect for accepted procedures regarding responsible care of equipment and materials.

FA 12.2.1.f – Demonstrate respect for accepted procedures regarding responsible care of equipment and materials.

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Grades 6-8

Grades 9-12

Respond – to understand and appreciate

 

FA 8.2.2 - Students will use the critical process to compare and contrast multiple works of art, learning about themselves in the world.

FA 12.2.2 - Students will use the critical process to develop and defend a logical argument supporting a contextual response to a work of art.

Describe

FA 8.2.2.a - Identify and describe themes and styles in works of art.

FA 12.2.2.a - Identify and describe works of art that reveal different ideas (e.g., cultures, individuals).

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Analyze

FA 8.2.2.b - Compare and contrast works of art using elements and principles (e.g., themes, styles, cultures).

FA 12.2.2.b - Formulate a rationale addressing use of elements and principles in a work of art.

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Interpret

FA 8.2.2.c - Compare and contrast various interpretations of themes, styles, and mood.

FA 12.2.2.c - Interpret and explain expressive qualities of artistic styles and movements (e.g., contemporary/pop cultural vs. historical art movements).

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Evaluate

FA 8.2.2.d - Explain why a work of art can evoke different interpretations and how artwork is interpreted and evaluated by the way it is displayed or presented.

FA 12.2.2.d - Critique and defend how aesthetic choices impact the visual image and/or intended message.

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Grades 6-8

Grades 9-12

Present -
Art to communicate ideas, process, and product.

 

FA 8.2.3 - Students will understand and apply their knowledge of a variety of presentation and communication techniques.

FA 12.2.3 - Students will integrate and apply presentation knowledge into life experiences.

Intent

FA 8.2.3.a – Analyze and present reflections of personal growth in an artist statement.

FA 12.2.3.a – Design a personal artist statement by choosing from a variety of methods (e.g., poetry, multimedia).

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Selection

FA 8.2.3.b – Analyze, individually and collaboratively, the selection of art collections, displays, and presentations.

FA 12.2.3.b – Create a portfolio, digital collection, or community display in a professional manner.

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Presentation Venue

FA 8.2.3.c – Explore how the meaning of art can be affected by the presentation mode or venue (e.g., reproduction, digital, social media, or original museum/gallery experience).

FA 12.2.3.c – Compare and contrast the effectiveness of a presentation venue and how it affects the artist, artwork, and audience (e.g., reproduction, digital, social media, museum setting, gallery experience).

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Grades 6-8

Grades 9-12

Connect - Individual perspective and identity through the study of art

 

FA 8.2.4 – Students will examine the significance of art in contemporary, historical, and cultural context in art and life.

FA 12.2.4 – Students will synthesize understanding of contemporary, historical, and cultural context in art and life.

Artist Identity

FA 8.2.4.a – Students can identify and demonstrate the role of an artist and explore art-related career opportunities.

FA 12.2.4.a – Investigate how artists define, shape and empower their lives (e.g., personal life, lifelong opportunities, careers).

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Time and Place

FA 8.2.4.b – Investigate and classify works of art from a variety of contemporary, historical, and cultural contexts.

FA 12.2.4.b – Analyze and interpret works of art from a variety of contemporary, historical, cultural contexts; time periods, and cultural settings.

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Purpose and Function

FA 8.2.4.c – Compare and contrast the purpose and function of different art forms (e.g., artifacts vs. fine art).

FA 12.2.4.c – Synthesize how the purpose and function of art reveals aesthetic theory (e.g., political, social, cultural, personal).

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FA 8.2.4.d – Explain how images and objects are used to convey a story, familiar experience, or connection to the world.

FA 12.2.4.d – Connect images, objects, and a personal work of art to convey a story, familiar experience, or connection to the world.

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