New Colorado P-12 Academic Standards

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Content Area: Visual Arts
Grade Level Expectations: Eighth 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. Key concepts, issues, and themes in the visual arts can solve problems using real-world applications

Evidence Outcomes 21st Century Skill and Readiness Competencies

Students Can:

  1. Produce individual or group works of art that incorporate various multidisciplinary key concepts, issues and themes to solve visual problems (DOK 3-4)
  2. Communicate ideas visually through multiple modalities (DOK 3-4)
  3. Formulate and respond to meaningful questions about works of art based on careful observation and interpretation (DOK 1-4)
  4. Research and articulate where art is used in real-world applications (DOK 1-3)

Inquiry Questions:

  1. What is the nature of art and beauty?
  2. What is beautiful?
  3. How do you know when something is beautiful?
  4. How can something that is not beautiful be art?

Relevance & Application:

  1. Visual art processes such as sketching, diagramming, graphing, planning, and modeling are used in multiple disciplines and societal applications.
  2. Visual art processes lead to careers in creating and analyzing videos, computer-generated images, and social networking sites.
  3. Visual art creation and discussions use peer collaboration and team resourcing to solve visual problems.

Nature Of:

  1. Visual art is an inherent and integral part of our community.
  2. Visual art embodies the inner quest for self-knowledge and reflects relationships between humans and nature.

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.

Content Area: Visual Arts
Grade Level Expectations: Kindergarten
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 interpret connections to the stories told in and by works of art

Evidence Outcomes 21st Century Skill and Readiness Competencies

Students Can:

  1. Express how works of art are similar and different (DOK 1-2)
  2. Articulate personal opinions about works of art (DOK 1-2)
  3. Formulate age appropriate questions about works of art (DOK 1-2)
  4. Articulate how works of art communicate ideas (DOK 1-3)

Inquiry Questions:

  1. How does art make people feel?
  2. Why does art create questions?
  3. How does a person think in pictures?

Relevance & Application:

  1. Art connects individuals, families, and communities.
  2. Art connects familiar ideas with unfamiliar ideas.
  3. Digital media communicates various ideas through art.

Nature Of:

  1. Art is as different and unique as our humanity.