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Fine Arts - Secondary Curriculum Secondary Visual Arts - Level 2
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Core Standards of the Course

Strand: CREATE (L2.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 L2.V.CR.1-6).

Standard L2.V.CR.1:
Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on own existing artwork.

Standard L2.V.CR.2:
Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.

Standard L2.V.CR.3:
Demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form through experimentation, practice, and persistence.

Standard L2.V.CR.4:
Demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of making and distributing creative work.

Standard L2.V.CR.5:
Redesign an object, system, place or design in response to contemporary issues.

Standard L2.V.CR.6:
Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, reengage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.

Strand: PRESENT (L2.V.P.)
Students will analyze, interpret, refine and select artistic work for presentation. They will convey meaning through the manner in which the art is presented (Standards L2.V.P.1-3).

Standard L2.V.P.1:
Analyze, select, and critique personal artwork for a collection or portfolio presentation.

Standard L2.V.P.2:
Evaluate, select, and apply methods or processes appropriate to display artwork in a specific place.

Standard L2.V.P.3:
Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.

Strand: RESPOND (L2.V.R.)
Students will understand, evaluate and articulate how works of art convey meaning for the observer as well as the creator (Standards L2.V.R.1-4).

Standard L2.V.R.1:
Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.

Standard L2.V.R.2:
Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.

Standard L2.V.R.3:
Identify types of contextual information useful in the process of constructing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works.

Standard L2.V.R.4:
Determine the relevance of criteria used by others to evaluate a work of art or collection of works.

Strand: CONNECT (L2.V.CO.)
Students will relate artistic skills, ideas, and work with personal meaning and external context (Standards L2.V.CO.1-2).

Standard L2.V.CO.1:
Utilize inquiry methods of observation, research, and experimentation to explore unfamiliar subjects through art-making.

Standard L2.V.CO.2:
Compare uses of art in a variety of societal, cultural, and historical contexts, making connections to uses of art in contemporary and local contexts.

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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