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Art Curriculum

Art Outcomes - Grade 6

1. Ability to make creative two and three dimensional products using an understanding of the elements of design.

  • Be able to plan and produce designs using the concepts of line, shape, color, texture, space.
  • Using the understanding of the elements of design and other art terms produce, refine and evaluate various products.

2. Ability to handle a wide variety of materials respectfully and safely, and develop techniques for employment of them.

  • Set up, use, break down, clean, organize and store art materials.
  • Ability to develop techniques based on both individual and creative experience.
  • Ability to show the learning experience through visual representations.
  • Ability to make both two and three dimensional projects including painting, print making, computer graphics and sculptural works.

3. Ability to cite appropriate art references from art movements and ideas.

  • Be able to use both contemporary and historical art references.
  • Be familiar with posters, videos and books pertinent to the subject at hand in art.
  • Be aware of art options in the community and be familiar with galleries and museums, local and otherwise.

4. Be able to respond to art objects, experiences and/or presentations.

  • Be able to grasp visual and verbal ideas expressed in the works.
  • Be able to use appropriate vocabulary, to express personal response.

 

Art Outcomes - Grade 7

1. Ability to make creative two and three dimensional products using an understanding of the elements and principles of design.

  • Be able to plan and produce products using the concepts of the elements; line, shape, color, texture, and space.
  • Be able to plan and produce products using the concepts of the principles: balance, rhythm, contrast, movement, pattern, emphasis and unity.
  • Be able to apply their understanding of the elements and principles of design and other art terms to produce, refine, and evaluate the art product.

2. Ability to handle a wide variety of materials respectfully and safely and develop personal techniques for using materials and making art.

  • Set up, use, break down, clean, organize and store art materials.
  • Ability to develop techniques based on both an individual and collective experience.
  • Ability to make creative two and three dimensional projects which convey personal expression.

3. Ability to site art references from art movements and ideas.

  • Be able to use both contemporary and historical art references.
  • Be familiar with posters, videos and books pertinent to the subject at hand in art.
  • Be aware of the art option in the community and galleries and museums, local and otherwise.

4. Be able to respond to art objects, experiences and/or presentations.

  • Be able to grasp visual and verbal ideas expressed in work.
  • Be able to use appropriate vocabulary when expressing response to art work.
  • Be able to share and connect these ideas with those of others.

 

Art Outcomes - Grade 8

1. With firm understanding of the elements and principles of design and other pertinent vocabulary, be able to make compositions communicating this awareness.

  • Be able to make two and three dimensional works demonstrating refinement of design concepts.
  • Be able to produce projects expressing personal style while attending to formal qualities of work.

2. Ability to handle a wide variety of materials respectfully and safely and develop techniques for employment of them.

  • Be able to use materials appropriately.
  • Be able to choose materials with the knowledge of how they will enhance the project work.
  • Be aware of material selection and how it will most effectively generate personal ideas and style.

3. Be able to access appropriate art materials and references, movements and ideas.

  • Ability to coordinate art references and understand personal relationship to the Art world.
  • To be able to internalize art activities as an expression and make them more a part of daily life.

4. Be able to use advanced art vocabulary to relate and communicate personal response to art objects.

  • Be able to more deeply integrate visual and verbal ideas, information and insights employed while viewing.
  • To be aware of social interactions and emotional phases reflecting self esteem and expectations for self-involvement.