New Colorado P-12 Academic Standards

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Content Area: Visual Arts
Grade Level Expectations: High School
Standard: 2. Envision and Critique to Reflect

Prepared Graduates: (Click on a Prepared Graduate Competency to View Articulated Expectations) - (Remove PGC Filter)

Concepts and skills students master:

3. Interpretation is a means for understanding and evaluating works of art

Evidence Outcomes 21st Century Skill and Readiness Competencies

Students Can:

  1. Analyze and interpret philosophies of Western and non-Western art (DOK 2-4)
  2. Demonstrate fluency in using critique vocabulary to assess personal works of art and the others' works of art (DOK 3)
  3. Recognize and debate diverse approaches to creating art across time and culture (DOK 3-4)
  4. Interpret how meaning in works of art is related to the materials and processes chosen by the artist (DOK 1-3)

Inquiry Questions:

  1. How do underlying structures unconsciously guide the creation of art works?

Relevance & Application:

  1. Art reflects the history and culture in which it is created.
  2. Innovation and critical reasoning results from utilizing known structures and identifying ways to stretch boundaries.
  3. Using current technologies to research diverse approaches from around the globe and applying them to new artistic styles creates a merging of ideas.

Nature Of:

  1. Every artist has a style, just as every artistic period has a style.

Content Area: Visual Arts
Grade Level Expectations: Fifth Grade
Standard: 2. Envision and Critique to Reflect

Prepared Graduates: (Click on a Prepared Graduate Competency to View Articulated Expectations) - (Remove PGC Filter)

Concepts and skills students master:

1. Evaluative criteria is used when responding to works of art

Evidence Outcomes 21st Century Skill and Readiness Competencies

Students Can:

  1. Use the characteristics and expressive features of art and design to determine how they contribute to the aesthetic valuing of a work of art (DOK 1-3)
  2. Address intended meaning and the effectiveness of this idea in multiple works of art (DOK 1-3)
  3. Develop and apply rubrics to evaluate works of art (DOK 1-4)
  4. Examine and debate the purposes of art (DOK 1-4)

Inquiry Questions:

  1. What kind of knowledge is needed to assess works of art?
  2. Why should works of art be examined?
  3. Why value works of art?

Relevance & Application:

  1. Art is valued differently across time and culture. Objective criteria can be employed to evaluate works of art.
  2. Objective criteria can be employed to evaluate works of art.
  3. Appreciation of art involves informed understanding of the characteristics and expressive features of art and design, and knowledge of art materials and processes.

Nature Of:

  1. Divergent thinking is the groundwork of creating and talking about works of art.
  2. Critique works the brain and motivates problem-solving abilities.

Content Area: Visual Arts
Grade Level Expectations: Third Grade
Standard: 2. Envision and Critique to Reflect

Prepared Graduates: (Click on a Prepared Graduate Competency to View Articulated Expectations) - (Remove PGC Filter)

Concepts and skills students master:

2. Artists, viewers, and patrons make connections among the characteristics, expressive features, and purposes of art and design

Evidence Outcomes 21st Century Skill and Readiness Competencies

Students Can:

  1. Demonstrate and apply critique of personal work and the work of others in a positive way (DOK 1-3)
  2. Explain how individuals can have different opinions about works of art (DOK 1-2)

Inquiry Questions:

  1. Why is critique an important part of art?
  2. What can artists learn from critique?

Relevance & Application:

  1. Digital media impacts consumer choices.
  2. The process of critique involves critical thinking.
  3. Prior knowledge used in critique comes from multiple sources, including science, math, social studies, and literature.

Nature Of:

  1. Through the artistic process, opinions are formed regarding artistic and aesthetic merits in works of art.