Standards - Week 15

Week 15 - Standards


Standard 1 - Students will assemble and create works of art, manipulate art media, and organize images with the elements and principles of art.

Objective 1 - Refine techniques and processes in a variety of media.

  • Experience and control a variety of media, including current arts-related technologies.
  • Select and analyze the expressive potential of art media, techniques, and processes. 
  • Practice safe and responsible use of art media, equipment, and studio space.

Objective 2 - Create works of art using art elements and principles.

  • Create expressive works of art using art elements, including form, texture, value, and depth. 
  • Create expressive works of art using principles to organize the art elements, including unity and emphasis.


Standard 2 - Students will find meaning by analyzing, criticizing, and evaluating works of art.

Objective 1 - Critique works of art.

  • Analyze artworks regarding use of art elements and principles.
  • Examine the functions of art. Interpret works of art.

Objective 2 - Evaluate works of art.

  • Analyze and compare works of art using a variety of aesthetic approaches. 
  • Evaluate works of art based on forming techniques, effective use of art elements and principles, fulfillment of functions, impact of content, expressive qualities, and aesthetic significance.


Standard 3 - Students will create meaning in art.

Objective 1 - Create content in works of art. Identify subject matter, metaphor, themes, symbols, and content in works of art.

  • Create works of art that effectively communicate subject matter, metaphor, themes, symbols, or individually conceived content.
  • Create divergent, novel, or individually inspired applications of art media or art elements and principles that express content.

Objective 2 - Curate works of art ordered by medium and content.

  • Organize a portfolio that expresses a purpose such as mastery of a medium, objectives of this Core, or significant content.
  • Exhibit works of art selected by themes such as mastery of a medium, Core objectives, and significant content.


Standard 4 - Students will find meaning in works of art through settings and other modes of learning.

Objective 1 - Align works of art according to history, geography, and personal experience. Use visual characteristics to group artworks into historical, social, and cultural contexts; e.g., cubist view of the Egyptians, tenebrism of the Baroque.

  • Analyze the impact of time, place, and culture on works of art. 
  • Evaluate own relationship with artworks from various periods in history.

Objective 3 - Evaluate the impact of art on life outside of school.

  • Examine careers related to visual arts. 
  • Predict how the visual arts can add quality to life and lifelong learning.
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