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Fine Arts - Secondary Curriculum Secondary Visual Arts - Level 1
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Core Standards of the Course

Strand: CREATE (L1.V.CR.)
Students will generate artistic work by conceptualizing, organizing, and completing their artistic ideas. They will refine original work through persistence, reflection, and evaluation (Standards L1.V.CR.1-6).

Standard L1.V.CR.1:
Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.

Standard L1.V.CR.2:
Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using traditional or contemporary practices of art or design.

Standard L1.V.CR.3:
Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.

Standard L1.V.CR.4:
Explain how traditional and nontraditional materials may affect human health and environment, and demonstrate safe handling of materials, tools, and equipment.

Standard L1.V.CR.5:
Collaboratively develop a proposal for an installation, artwork, or space design that transforms the perception and experience of a particular place.

Standard L1.V.CR.6:
Apply relevant criteria from traditional and contemporary cultural contexts to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for works of art and design in progress.

Strand: PRESENT (L1.V.P.)
Students will analyze, interpret, refine and select artistic work for presentation. They will convey meaning in the manner in which the art is presented (Standards L1.V.P.1-3).

Standard L1.V.P.1:
Analyze, select, and curate artifacts and/or artworks for presentation and preservation.

Standard L1.V.P.2:
Analyze and evaluate the reasons and ways an exhibition is presented.

Standard L1.V.P.3:
Analyze and describe the impact that an exhibition or collection has on personal awareness of social, cultural, or political beliefs and understandings.

Strand: RESPOND (L1.V.R.)
Students will understand, evaluate, and articulate how works of art convey meaning for the observer, as well as the creator (Standards L1.V.R.1-4).

Standard L1.V.R.1:
Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.

Standard L1.V.R.2:
Analyze how one's understanding of the world is affected by experiencing visual imagery.

Standard L1.V.R.3:
Interpret an artwork or collection of works, supported by relevant and sufficient evidence found in the work and it various contexts.

Standard L1.V.R.4:
Establish relevant criteria in order to evaluate a work of art or collection of works.

Strand: CONNECT (L1.V.CO.)
Students will relate artistic skills, ideas and work with personal meaning and external context (Standards L1.V.CO.1-2).

Standard L1.V.CO.1:
Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.

Standard L1.V.CO.2:
Describe how knowledge of culture, traditions, and history may influence personal responses to art.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Tamara  Burnside and see the Fine Arts - Secondary website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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