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).
Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can effect social change.
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.
Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
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.
Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people’s lives.
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).
Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
Investigate, compare, and contrast methods for preserving and protecting art.
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).
Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, timeframe, or culture.
Analyze differing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works in order to select and defend a plausible critical analysis.
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).
Synthesize knowledge of social, cultural, historical, and personal life with art-making approaches to create meaningful works of art or design.
Appraise the impact of an artist or a group of artists on the beliefs, values, and behaviors of a society.
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