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Fine Arts - Secondary Curriculum Secondary Visual Arts - Level 3
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Core Standards of the Course

Strand: CREATE (L3.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 L3.V.CR.1-6).

Standard L3.V.CR.1:
Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can effect social change.

Standard L3.V.CR.2:
Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.

Standard L3.V.CR.3:
Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.

Standard L3.V.CR.4:
Demonstrate understanding of the importance of balancing freedom and responsibility in the use of images, materials, tools, and equipment in the creation and circulation of creative work.

Standard L3.V.CR.5:
Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people's lives.

Standard L3.V.CR.6:
Reflect on, re-engage in, revise, and refine works of art or design considering relevant traditional and contemporary criteria, as well as personal artistic vision.

Strand: PRESENT (L3.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 L3.V.P.1-3).

Standard L3.V.P.1:
Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.

Standard L3.V.P.2:
Investigate, compare, and contrast methods for preserving and protecting art.

Standard L3.V.P.3:
Curate a collection of objects, artifacts, or artwork to affect the viewer's understanding of social, cultural, and/or political experiences.

Strand: RESPOND (L3.V.R.)
Students will understand, evaluate, and articulate how works of art convey meaning for the observer as well as the creator (Standards L3.V.R.1-4).

Standard L3.V.R.1:
Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.

Standard L3.V.R.2:
Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, timeframe, or culture.

Standard L3.V.R.3:
Analyze differing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works in order to select and defend a plausible critical analysis.

Standard L3.V.R.4:
Construct evaluations of a work of art or collection of works based on differing sets of criteria.

Strand: CONNECT (L3.V.CO.)
Students will relate artistic skills, ideas, and work with personal meaning and external context (Standards L3.V.CO.1-2).

Standard L3.V.CO.1:
Synthesize knowledge of social, cultural, historical, and personal life with art-making approaches to create meaningful works of art or design.

Standard L3.V.CO.2:
Appraise the impact of an artist or a group of artists on the beliefs, values, and behaviors of a society.

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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