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									North Carolina Essential Standards Draft 2.0
Kindergarten Visual Arts

Note on Numbering (Strands): V–Visual Literacy, CX–Contextual Relevancy, CR–Critical Response


                                                              Visual Literacy


          Essential Standard                Clarifying Objectives                                     Assessment Prototypes

K.V.1     Use the language of visual arts   K.V.1.1    Identify various art materials and tools.      When shown various art materials and
          to communicate effectively.                                                                 tools, students will correctly name
                                                                                                      materials, such as crayon, pencil,
                                                                                                      paintbrush, marker, paint, paper, yarn, glue,
                                                                                                      clay, scissors.
                                            K.V.1.2    Create original artwork that expresses ideas   Create a self portrait.
                                                       about oneself.
                                            K.V.1.3    Recognize various symbols and themes in        List and define symbols that communicate
                                                       daily life.                                    in daily life: boys‟ and girls‟ room,
                                                                                                      handicapped parking, no symbol (circle
                                                                                                      with diagonal line).
                                            K.V.1.4    Understand characteristics of the Elements      Create a variety of lines;
                                                       of Art, including lines, shapes, colors, and    Identify and create shapes;
                                                       textures.                                       Recognize and name primary and
                                                                                                          secondary colors;
                                                                                                       Identify a variety of tactile textures.
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                                        K.V.1.5    Understand characteristics of the Principles        Identify and create simple patterns;
                                                   of Design, including repetition and contrast.       Identify repetition of color, shape, lines,
                                                                                                        textures and objects in works of art;
                                                                                                     Identify contrast in size.
K.V.2   Apply creative and critical     K.V.2.1    Create original art that does not rely on        Create an artwork that uses the imagination
        thinking skills to artistic                copying or tracing.                              for the theme.
        expression.
                                        K.V.2.2    Use sensory exploration of the environment       Following a sensory experience such as
                                                   as a source of imagery.                          feeling textures, smelling cooking, or
                                                                                                    seeing fall colors, students will create
                                                                                                    original artwork.
                                        K.V.2.3    Create art that expresses personal interests.    Draw a picture that shows a happy time.
                                        K.V.2.4    Recognize that others may view or interpret      View a variety of artworks depicting the
                                                   differently.                                     same subject or theme to discuss variety in
                                                                                                    points of view.
                                        K.V.2.5    Create unique symbols for personal               Create a symbol, or mandala, that reflects
                                                   expression.                                      personal ideas.
K.V.3   Create art using a variety of   K.V.3.1    Use a variety of tools safely and                Demonstrate ability to use tools safely and
        tools, media, and processes                appropriately to create art.                     to take care of them properly, such as:
        safely and appropriately.                                                                   painting, not scrubbing, with a paintbrush;
                                                                                                    using scissors for cutting art materials;
                                                                                                    closing lids on markers; and not throwing
                                                                                                    clay.
                                        K.V.3.2    Use a variety of media to create art.            Use media, such as crayon, paint,
                                                                                                    construction paper, yarn, clay, and glue to
                                                                                                    create art.
                                        K.V.3.3    Use a variety of processes, including                 Create a picture with crayons,




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                                                       drawing, painting, weaving, printing,                  including white and then paint over
                                                       collage, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics,             with watercolor to learn about
                                                       and current technology to create works of              crayon resist.
                                                       art.                                                  Name some geometric objects and
                                                                                                              natural objects that have different
                                                                                                              textures. Do texture rubbings of a
                                                                                                              variety of surfaces, such as rocks,
                                                                                                              trees, burlap, bricks and doors.
                                                                                                             Complete a simple tweed weave
                                                                                                              with paper.
                                                                                                             Use a variety of paper to create a
                                                                                                              collage, such as newspaper,
                                                                                                              magazine paper, construction paper,
                                                                                                              wrapping paper.
                                                                                                             Create a simple pinch pot that
                                                                                                              stands.


                                                           Contextual Relevancy


         Essential Standard               Clarifying Objectives                                       Assessment Prototypes

K.CX.1   Understand the global,             K.CX.1.1   Use visual arts to illustrate how people are   When art is completed, students should do a
         historical, societal, and cultural            alike and different.                           „walk-about‟ to see how each of them made
         context of the visual arts.                                                                  their art different. When introducing
                                                                                                      portraits, show a wide variety. Students




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                                                                                                     should pick out the similarities and
                                                                                                     differences (understanding that differences
                                                                                                     does not equal bad, just different).
                                         K.CX.1.2   Recognize how artwork has changed over           When shown a variety of images, students
                                                    history.                                         can determine if the art illustrates today or
                                                                                                     long ago.
                                         K.CX.1.3   Summarize key elements of an artist‟s style.     When shown a master artwork, students can
                                                                                                     identify general elements of the art, such as
                                                                                                     blocks of color and black line in Modrian,
                                                                                                     dabs of paint in Monet, dots in Seurat.
                                         K.CX.1.4   Analyze key elements of artworks from an         When shown art from a named culture,
                                                    identified culture.                              students can name the identifying
                                                                                                     components, such as: geometric shapes in a
                                                                                                     Navajo weaving, designs in Aboriginal art,
                                                                                                     indigo color in Adinkra cloth.
                                         K CX.1.5   Recognize that an artist‟s tools and media       Identify clay as a natural resource.
                                                    used in creating art may come from natural
                                                    resources.
K.CX.2   Understand the                  K.CX.2.1   Identify examples of functional objects of       Identify objects made by artists: paintings,
         interdisciplinary connections              art in the immediate environment, including      cars, clothing, furniture, towels, books,
         and life applications of the               home and school.                                 jewelry
         visual arts.
                                         K.CX.2.2   Recognize connections between art and            Transfer knowledge learned in other
                                                    other disciplines, such as math, science,        subjects to art and vice versa:
                                                    language arts, social studies, and other arts.   Math: Shapes
                                                                                                     Writing: Lines
                                                                                                     Science: Nature




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                                                                                                  Social Studies: Differences

                                         K.CX.2.3    Recognize that artists sometimes share       Students demonstrate the ability to share
                                                     materials and ideas (collaboration).         materials.


                                                           Critical Response


         Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                    Assessment Prototypes

K.CR.1   Use critical analysis to        K.CR.1.1    Analyze art by discussing the elements.      Describe the lines, colors, and shapes in a
         generate innovative responses                                                            work of art.
         to a variety of prompts .       K.CR.1.2    Explain personal art in terms of media and   Explain what you used and how you used it
                                                     technique.                                   to create a work of art.




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1st Grade Visual Arts

Note on Numbering (Strands): V–Visual Literacy, CX–Contextual Relevancy, CR–Critical Response

                                                              Visual Literacy


           Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                     Assessment Prototypes

 1.V.1     Use the language of art to      1.V.1.1     Identify tools, media and processes.          Students learn vocabulary to identify
           communicate effectively.                                                                  processes such as: drawing, printmaking,
                                                                                                     painting, weaving, collage, rubbing, crayon
                                                                                                     resist.
                                           1.V.1.2     Understand that ideas are expressed through Identify elements of art when viewing
                                                       the use of combining lines, shape, color, and artwork of others.
                                                       texture when creating art.
                                           1.V.1.3     Recognize that symbols, subjects, or themes Identify and discuss symbols, subjects or
                                                       are used in the works of others to            themes when viewing artworks of others.
                                                       communicate.
                                           1.V.1.4     Understand characteristics of the Elements     Differentiate between geometric and
                                                       of Art including shapes, colors, textures,        organic shapes.
                                                       form, and space.                               Mix primary colors to create secondary
                                                                                                         colors.
                                                                                                      Identify visual textures in art.
                                                                                                         Differentiate between two-dimensional
                                                                                                         shapes and three-dimensional forms.
                                                                                                      Use a horizon line to delineate between
                                                                                                         sky and ground.




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                                        1.V.1.5     Understand characteristics of the Principles      Create rhythm/patterns using elements
                                                    of Design including repetition, emphasis,          of art.
                                                    contrast, and balance.                            Point out and name the main idea or
                                                                                                       focus of a work of art.
                                                                                                      Identify differences in sizes and textures
                                                                                                       of objects in art.
                                                                                                      Recognize symmetry in art.
1.V.2   Apply creative and critical     1.V.2.1     Create original art that expresses ideas
        thinking skills to artistic     1.V. 2.2    Understand how one‟s physical location         Draw a picture of a bug on a blade of grass.
        expression.                                 affects what one sees in the immediate         Paint a picture of a flower looking down on
                                                    environment.                                   it like a bird.
                                        1 V. 2.3    Differentiate between abstract and realistic   When shown two paintings of the same
                                                    art and between imaginary and real objects     subject, one painted realistically and one
                                                    in art.                                        painted in abstract, students can identify the
                                                                                                   subjects and how they are painted
                                                                                                   differently. When shown a painting by
                                                                                                   Magritte, students can identify the items
                                                                                                   that look like real items and those that look
                                                                                                   imaginary.
                                        1.V.2.4     Recognize that artistic problems have          Show students multiple solutions to the
                                                    multiple solutions.                            same problem. Lead a discussion of the
                                                                                                   differences. Point out how differences are
                                                                                                   not bad, just different.
                                        1.V.2.5     Create unique symbols to express ideas.        Create a symbol that reflects a season or
                                                                                                   specific event.
1.V.3   Create art using a variety of   1.V.3.1     Use of a variety of tools safely and           Use a variety of tools safely and
        tools, media, techniques and                appropriately.                                 appropriately including scissors, rulers,




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         processes safely and                                                                          paintbrush, stamps, glue bottles, needles.
         appropriately.
                                          1.V.3.2     Execute control of a variety of media.           Develop control of media such as crayons,
                                                                                                       markers, paint, ink, clay, glue, yarn.
                                          1.V.3.3     Illustrate the processes of drawing, painting,    Use additive process in ceramics.
                                                      weaving, printing, stitchery, collage, mixed      Stitch a shape using a couching technique
                                                      media, sculpture, ceramics, and current              or running stitch.
                                                      technology in creating works of art.


                                                          Contextual Relevancy


         Essential Standard               Clarifying Objectives                                        Assessment Prototypes

1.CX.1   Understand the global,           1.CX.1.1    Understand how visual arts are used in      Show a variety of artworks depicting the
         historical, societal, and                    customs, values, beliefs, holidays and      subjects of holidays and traditions. Ask
         cultural context of the visual               traditions of diverse cultures.             leading questions and have students explain
         arts.                                                                                    the purposes of images and how they relate
                                                                                                  to the holiday or tradition.
                                          1.CX.1.2    Identify art as old (historic) or new       Use clues such as clothing or buildings to
                                                      (contemporary).                             identify time in artworks.
                                          1.CX.1.3    Classify artworks in terms of landscapes,   When shown a variety of works of art, name
                                                      cityscapes, seascapes, portraits, and still them as landscape, cityscape, seascape,
                                                      life.                                       portrait, or still life.
                                          1.cx.1.4    Compare functional and nonfunctional art in Identify individual works of art as
                                                      different cultures.                         functional or nonfunctional. Describe the




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                                                                                                    use of a functional work of art in a
                                                                                                    particular culture. Explain the purpose of a
                                                                                                    nonfunctional work of art in a culture.
                                         1.CX.1.5    Recognize that art is a reflection of the      Compare Navajo weavings and Guatemalan
                                                     artist‟s ideas, environment, and/or            weavings. Discuss why they may be
                                                     resources.                                     different. Show students images of the same
                                                                                                    subject created by different artists. Discuss
                                                                                                    why they look differently.
1.CX.2   Understand the                  1.CX.2.1    Understand the role of functional objects of   Identify similarities and differences in
         interdisciplinary connections               art in neighborhoods and communities           where people live in different
         and life applications of the                around the world.                              neighborhoods and cultures. Design a place
         visual arts.                                                                               to sit in a park; Design a sign for a store;
                                                                                                    Look at images of a park and name items
                                                                                                    created by an artist.
                                         1.CX.2.2    Identify connections between art and other     Use a ruler to design a geometric stained
                                                     disciplines, such as math, science, language   glass window design. Discuss the origins
                                                     arts, social studies, and other arts.          and purposes of stained glass. Discuss how
                                                                                                    color changes with light. Give students one
                                                                                                    paint color, white paint, and dark paint.
                                                                                                    Have them hypothesize what will happen
                                                                                                    when they add white or black to the color.
                                                                                                    Identify objects in a picture that illustrate
                                                                                                    the story. Students draw a picture that
                                                                                                    illustrates a detailed story.
                                         1.CX.2.3    Differentiate between sharing ideas and
                                                     copying.




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                                                           Critical Response


         Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                    Assessment Prototypes

1.CR.1   Use critical analysis to        1.CR.1.1    Use appropriate art terminology to express   Show students a variety of artworks. Have
         generate innovative responses               personal opinions about art.                 them relate what they like or dislike about
         to a variety of prompts.                                                                 each, but they must use art vocabulary.
                                         1.CR.1.2    Explain how and why personal works of art    Write sentences explaining how you made a
                                                     are made, focusing on media and technique.   particular work of art, listing your tools,
                                                                                                  materials, and steps.




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2nd Grade Visual Arts

Note on Numbering (Strands): V–Visual Literacy, CX–Contextual Relevancy, CR–Critical Response

                                                              Visual Literacy


           Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                     Assessment Prototypes

 2.V.1     Use the language of art to      2.V.1.1     Use appropriate art vocabulary when           When describing how they created art,
           communicate effectively.                    discussing media, process, or the image in    students use specific terms such as ink,
                                                       art.                                          brayer, plate, print rather than paint, roller,
                                                                                                     cardboard, picture. When describing an
                                                                                                     image students use the terms foreground,
                                                                                                     background, and portrait, rather than “at the
                                                                                                     bottom,” “at the top,” and “picture.”
                                           2.V. 1.2    Create artwork that depicts events in one‟s   Create a portrait of family.
                                                       own life.
                                           2.V.1.3     Understand the story in a work of art.        When shown pictorial art, identify the
                                                                                                     „characters‟, „plot‟, and other story
                                                                                                     elements. Create art that tells a story.
                                           2.V.1.4     Understand characteristics of the Elements     Recognize how shapes are combined to
                                                       of Art, including shapes, colors, textures,       create an image;
                                                       form, space, and value.                        Apply knowledge of warm, cool and
                                                                                                         neutral colors;
                                                                                                      Explore visual and tactile texture;
                                                                                                      Use simple forms to create three
                                                                                                         dimensional objects;
                                                                                                      Communicate position of objects in




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                                                                                                      space using foreground, middle ground
                                                                                                      and background;
                                                                                                   Mix tints and shades using a single
                                                                                                      color, plus black and white.
                                      2.V.1.5      Understand characteristics of the Principles    Identify rhythm and pattern in nature;
                                                   of Design, including repetition, emphasis,      Point out the main idea of a work of art;
                                                   contrast, balance, and proportion.              Point out differences in size, shape,
                                                                                                      color, and textures in a work of art;
                                                                                                   Differentiate between symmetrical,
                                                                                                      asymmetrical and radial balance;
                                                                                                   Use a change in scale to show spatial
                                                                                                      perspective.
2.V.2   Apply creative and critical   2.V.2.1      Create original artwork that expresses ideas   Create a collage showing your favorite
        thinking skills to artistic                about people, neighborhoods and                activity.
        expression.                                communities.

                                      2. V. 2. 2   Create art from real sources of inspiration.   Create artwork depicting a cityscape or
                                                                                                  neighborhood.
                                      2.V.2.3      Create art from imaginary sources of           Create an imaginary animal that combines
                                                   inspiration.                                   qualities from a variety of animals.
                                      2.V.2.4      Recognize that artistic problems have          Create thumbnail sketches of possible
                                                   multiple solutions.                            solutions to the artistic problem before
                                                                                                  completing a project.
                                      2.V.2.5      Represent important experiences in life in     Use warm or cool colors in at artwork to
                                                   one‟s own artwork.                             express mood reflecting a personal
                                                                                                  experience.




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2.V.3    Create art using a variety of    2.V.3.1     Use a variety of tools to create art.         Use a variety of tools including paint brush,
         tools, media, techniques and                                                               brayer, rulers, scissors, glue, needle.
         processes safely and             2.V.3.2     Recognize characteristics of a variety of     Recognize characteristics of media
         appropriately.                               media.                                        including clay, paper, paint, crayons,
                                                                                                    pastels, ink.
                                          2.V.3.3     Implement the processes of drawing,            Draw a still life;
                                                      painting, weaving, printing, stitchery,        Paint a landscape;
                                                      collage, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics,     Create a paper weaving;
                                                      and current technology in creating works of    Create a print by carving in to styrofoam
                                                      art.                                              and printing the image on different
                                                                                                        colors of paper;
                                                                                                     Create a sculpture of an animal using an
                                                                                                        additive technique.

                                                          Contextual Relevancy


         Essential Standard               Clarifying Objectives                                     Assessment Prototypes

2.CX.1   Understand the global,           2.CX.1.1    Exemplify visual arts that represent the      Create a weaving or textile that reflects a
         historical, societal, and                    cultural heritage and customs of various      specific culture, such as Native American or
         cultural context of the visual               ethnic/regional groups across the world.      African.
         arts.                            2.CX.1.2    Recognize that a work of art represents a     Choose one period of art to use as a theme
                                                      specific time period.                         for creating art.
                                          2.CX.1.3    Understand various movements and the          Identify specific arts and their movement:
                                                      artists that represent them.                  Monet – Impressionist.




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                                         2.CX.1.4    Compare works of art from various cultures. Show images of human figures from around
                                                                                                   the world. Ask students their opinion about
                                                                                                   why each figure was created, and explain
                                                                                                   the historical reason for each figure‟s
                                                                                                   creation.
                                         2 CX 1.5    Understand that artists use natural resources Compare artworks made from natural
                                                     in creating art.                              resources and artworks depicting nature:
                                                                                                   Landscape paintings vs. reed basketry.
2.CX.2   Understand the                  2.CX.2.1    Explain the impact of regional differences    Identify materials that are regionally
         interdisciplinary connections               on the production of art.                     available for art making, such as resources,
         and life applications of the                                                              climate, and economy.
         visual arts.                    2.CX.2.2    Exemplify connections between art and         Create baskets using measurement and
                                                     other disciplines such as math, science,      natural materials and relate the type to a
                                                     language arts, and social studies and other   culture.
                                                     arts.
                                         2.CX.2.3    Recognize that some artists work in teams     i.e.: large metal pours, production pottery,
                                                     to create art.                                cars, building a house, film, etc.

                                                           Critical Response


         Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                     Assessment Prototypes

2.CR.1   Use critical analysis to        2.CR.1.1    Describe art as the first step in formal      When shown art, students can describe
         generate innovative responses               analysis.                                     subject, colors, lines, etc.
         to a variety of prompts .       2.CR.1.2    Evaluate personal work in progress and at     Examine a personal work of art in progress.
                                                     completion using guided questioning.




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3rd Grade Visual Arts
Note on Numbering (Strands): V–Visual Literacy, CX–Contextual Relevancy, CR–Critical Response

                                                             Visual Literacy


          Essential Standard               Clarifying Objectives                                      Assessment Prototypes

3.V.1     Use the language of art to       3 V. 1.1   Develop art vocabulary, including specific      When discussing spatial perspective,
          communicate effectively.                    artistic terms.                                 students use foreground, background,
                                                                                                      overlap, scale, proportion.
                                           3 V. 1.2   Understand that artists use their artwork to    Create art that depicts a favorite activity.
                                                      express personal ideas.
                                           3.V.1.3    Use themes from masters‟ works in own           Choose a theme, such as portraiture, and
                                                      artwork.                                        observe how several masters approached
                                                                                                      that theme. Then, create your own artwork
                                                                                                      using the same theme.
                                           3.V.1.4    Understand characteristics of the Elements       Identify use of form in everyday
                                                      of Art including shapes, colors, textures,          objects;
                                                      form, space, and value.                          Investigate expressive qualities of line;
                                                                                                       Analyze how shapes are combined to
                                                                                                          create an image;
                                                                                                       Understand how artists use color theory
                                                                                                          (including primary, secondary, tertiary,
                                                                                                          monochromatic, complementary and
                                                                                                          analogous colors) to communicate;
                                                                                                       Determine how value affects the
                                                                                                          meaning of artwork;




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                                                                                                       Compare visual and tactile textures in
                                                                                                        discussion and production;
                                                                                                     Compare objects in space through
                                                                                                        relative size and position, including
                                                                                                        such things as: overlapping, foreground,
                                                                                                        middle ground, background and amount
                                                                                                        of detail.
                                        3.V.1.5     Understand characteristics of the Principles    Organize compositions that reflect a type of
                                                    of Design, including repetition, emphasis,      balance. Identify the use of rhythm in non-
                                                    contrast, balance, proportion, and unity.       objective art.
3.V.2   Apply creative and critical     3.V.2.1     Generate ideas, plan a solution, and            Develop an idea for a landscape. Plan the
        thinking skills to artistic                 produce original art.                           composition to develop foreground, middle-
        expression.                                                                                 ground, and background.
                                        3.V.2.2     Use personal point of view of environment       Use a viewfinder to develop a point of view
                                                    and experiences as a source of imagery.         for a composition.
                                        3. V. 2.3   Create art using color to influence mood.       Look at artworks and explain how the
                                                                                                    artist‟s choice of color created the mood of
                                                                                                    the work.
3.V.3   Create art using a variety of   3.V.3.1     Understand a single tool can be                 Use pencils lightly to sketch. Apply
        tools, media, techniques and                manipulated in multiple ways.                   various amounts of pressure to a pencil to
        processes safely and                                                                        create values.
        appropriately.                  3.V. 3.2    Use a variety of media with refined skills.     Develop an understanding of complex
                                                                                                    processes such as clay building.
                                        3.V.3.3     Implement the processes of drawing,             Use mixed media to combine several
                                                    painting, weaving, printing, stitchery,         processes in an artwork.
                                                    collage, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics,
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                                                       creating works of art.

                                                           Contextual Relevancy



         Essential Standard                Clarifying Objectives                                     Assessment Prototypes

3.CX.1   Understand the global,             3.CX.1.1   Explain how visual arts are used by various   Visit a local museum. Understand how a
         historical, societal, and cultural            groups for artistic expression within the     public work of art is chosen and installed.
         context of the visual arts.                   local community.
                                            3.CX.1.2   Understand how art documents the history      Visit local museums and monuments, and
                                                       of the local community.                       view local architecture to identify examples
                                                                                                     of how art is used to document the history
                                                                                                     of the local community.
                                           3.CX.1.3    Classify artists, styles, and movements.      When shown artworks, students can classify
                                                                                                     those done by Picasso; those that are
                                                                                                     impressionist; those that are abstract.
                                           3.CX. 1.4   Compare purposes of art in different          View utilitarian artworks from various
                                                       cultures, time periods, and societies.        cultures and compare them to our functional
                                                                                                     art.
                                           3 CX 1.5    Identify local, natural or recycled resources Utilize natural materials that can be
                                                       to be used in the art making process.         collected by students into mixed media
                                                                                                     artworks.
3.CX.2   Understand the                    3.CX.2.1    Understand how artists fit or function with a Study an artist who has created art in your
         interdisciplinary connections                 society.                                      community for a common good; then create
         and life applications of the                                                                works that can address a community, such




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         visual arts.                                                                                 as the Empty Bowls Project.
                                         3.CX.2.2    Use information learned in other                 Relate processes such as ceramics to
                                                     disciplines, such as math, science, language     science: history of creation of clay;
                                                     arts, social studies, and other arts in visual   chemical changes in firing.
                                                     arts.
                                         3.CX.2.3    Use developmentally appropriate            Students create individual quilt blocks,
                                                                                                which are then pieced together to create a
                                                     collaborative skills to create a work of art.
                                                                                                quilt.
                                         3. CX.2.4   Understand how visual arts has changed and Describe the differences between a poster
                                                     remained the same with changes in digital  print of a piece of art and a painting on
                                                     media.                                     canvas.

                                                           Critical Response


         Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                        Assessment Prototypes

3.CR.1   Use critical analysis to        3.CR.1.1    Analyze art as the second part of formal         Use sculptural pieces to identify
         generate innovative responses               analysis.                                        compositional properties of the work and
         to a variety of prompts.                                                                     generate conversations that reflect the
                                                                                                      meaning of the work to individuals.
                                         3.CR.1.2    Evaluate the compositional and expressive        Generate a list of items that could be
                                                     qualities of personal works of art as more or    changed to improve a personal work.
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4th Grade Visual Arts
Note on Numbering (Strands): V–Visual Literacy, CX–Contextual Relevancy, CR–Critical Response

                                                             Visual Literacy


          Essential Standard               Clarifying Objectives                                       Assessment Prototypes

4.V.1     Use the language of art to       4.V.1.1    Use appropriate vocabulary to compare            When comparing Picasso and Matisse,
          communicate effectively.                    artists‟ styles.                                 students use terms such as cubism, abstract,
                                                                                                       painting, collage rather then “mixed-up,”
                                                                                                       “just shapes,” etc.
                                           4.V.1.2    Create art that reflects personal choices and    In creating art, students choose subjects,
                                                      voice.                                           details, color, materials, etc., rather than
                                                                                                       copy example.
                                           4.V.1.3    Classify works of art in terms of whether        Drawing: pencil, charcoal, pastel.
                                                      they are representational, abstract, or non-     Painting: tempera, acrylic, watercolor
                                                      objective.                                       Sculpture: clay, metal, wood.
                                           4.V.1.4    Understand how the Elements of Art are            Differentiate horizontal, vertical,
                                                      used to develop a composition.                       parallel, perpendicular and diagonal
                                                                                                           lines;
                                                                                                        Distinguish use of color theory in
                                                                                                           communicating;
                                                                                                        Explore how artists use value to create
                                                                                                           contrast;
                                                                                                        Distinguish appropriate texture to
                                                                                                           communicate meaning;
                                                                                                        Analyze the use of space techniques to
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                                                                                                       Recognize the relationship between
                                                                                                        form and architecture.
                                        4.V.1.5    Understand characteristics of Principles of       Interpret various types of balance in
                                                   Design.                                              master works;
                                                                                                     Compare the use of rhythm in master
                                                                                                        works.
4.V.2   Apply creative and critical     4.V.2.1    Identify different successful solutions to an     Draw thumbnails / sketches of possible
        thinking skills to artistic                artistic problem.                                    works of art that meet the desired result.
        expression.                                                                                  At the end of the unit students will be
                                                                                                        able to identify successful solutions to
                                                                                                        the problem that are different from their
                                                                                                        own.
                                        4.V.2.2    Use ideas and imagery from North Carolina        Use the coastal region of NC as an
                                                   as sources for creating art.                     inspiration for artwork.
                                        4.V.2.3    Understand the differences between               Identify the ideas expressed in selected
                                                   realistic, imaginative, abstract, and non-       abstract artworks.
                                                   objective art.
4.V.3   Create art using a variety of   4.V.3.1    Apply a variety of methods of manipulating       Experiment with various ways an artist can
        tools, media, techniques and               a single tool.                                   use tools, such as brushstrokes.
        processes safely and            4.V.3.2    Compare characteristics of a variety of          Identify how artists have manipulated
        appropriately.                             media.                                           media to create their artworks.
                                        4 V 3.3    Apply the processes of drawing, painting,        Choose the appropriate medium that will
                                                   weaving, printing, stitchery, collage, mixed     best express the meaning or purpose of
                                                   media, sculpture, ceramics, and current          creating an artwork.
                                                   technology in creating works of art.




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         Essential Standard                Clarifying Objectives                                         Assessment Prototypes

4.CX.1   Understand the global,             4.CX.1.1   Understand how visual arts have affected,         Explain the history/origins of face jugs.
         historical, societal, and cultural            and are reflected in, the culture, beliefs, and
         context of the visual arts.                   history of NC.
                                            4.CX.1.2   Remember key events in art history and the        Choose a NC artist (such as Minnie Evans,
                                                       contributions of NC artists.                      Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Billie Ruth
                                                                                                         Sudduth) and research his/her historical era
                                                                                                         and its influence on the artwork he/she
                                                                                                         produced.
                                           4.CX.1.3    Classify NC artists in terms of styles and
                                                       movements.
                                           4 CX 1.4    Explain how place, time, beliefs, and             View artworks and discuss how they were
                                                       knowledge influence ideas, issues, and            influenced, by when and where they were
                                                       themes are found in art.                          produced.
                                           4 CX 1.5    Analyze the effect of the geographic              Discuss regions such as the Piedmont and
                                                       location and physical environment on the          its influence on the ceramic industry.
                                                       media and subject matter of NC art and
                                                       artists.
4.CX.2   Understand the                    4.CX.2.1     Identify visual arts industries in North         Identify visual arts industries, such as
         interdisciplinary connections                  Carolina.                                        furniture, ceramics, film, textile and
         and life applications of the                                                                    technology.
         visual arts.                      4.CX.2.2    Apply skills learned in other disciplines,         Use a compass to divide a circle into
                                                       such as math, science, language arts, social          equal parts to demonstrate radial
                                                       studies, and other arts in visual arts.               symmetry.
                                                                                                          Compare the use of the written language
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                                                                                                        they are used to communicate ideas.
                                         4.CX.2.3    Understand individual roles while applying Individual students paint a section of a class
                                                     collaborative skills in creating works of art. mural. The sections are interdependent on
                                                                                                    each other to create a unified whole.
                                         4.CX.2.4    Explain the effect of technology on the way Understand the evolution of printing –
                                                     products look and how they are created.        beginning with hand printed editions by
                                                                                                    artists, then the printing press, and finally
                                                                                                    copy machines.

                                                          Critical Response


         Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                      Assessment Prototypes

4.CR.1   Use critical analysis to        4.CR.1.1   Interpret art as the third step in formal       Use sculptural pieces to identify
         generate innovative responses              analysis.                                       compositional properties of the work and
         to a variety of prompts.                                                                   generate conversations that reflect the
                                                                                                    meaning of the work to individuals.
                                         4.CR.1.2   Critique personal art based on teacher          Use a teacher-developed rubric to evaluate
                                                    established criteria.                           personal art.




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Note on Numbering (Strands): V–Visual Literacy, CX–Contextual Relevancy, CR–Critical Response

                                                             Visual Literacy


          Essential Standard               Clarifying Objectives                                    Assessment Prototypes

5.V.1     Use the language of art to       5.V.1.1    Use appropriate vocabulary to describe
          communicate effectively.                    movements of art.
                                           5.V.1.2    Illustrate personal voice through artwork.

                                           5.V.1.3    Infer meaning from art.

                                           5.V.1.4    Understand the relationship between the          Use basic linear perspective to depict
                                                      Elements of Art and the Principles of             objects in space;
                                                      Design.                                          Deconstruct artwork using the
                                                                                                        vocabulary of color theory;
                                                                                                       Recognize how the effects of light
                                                                                                        express form through value;
                                                                                                       Evaluate how artists communicate
                                                                                                        through texture;
                                                                                                       Communicate three-dimensional forms
                                                                                                        on a two-dimensional plane.
                                           5.V.1.5    Understand how the Principles of Design          Recognize balance as an essential
                                                      work in relation to each other.                   component of a composition;
                                                                                                       Interpret how artists communicate
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                                                                                                     Identify how an object‟s proportion can
                                                                                                      be changed to show emphasis, such as
                                                                                                      in African masks.
5.V.2   Apply creative and critical     5.V.2.1    Evaluate solutions to artistic problems,       View how artists have created perspective
        thinking skills to artistic                including their effectiveness, based on        in artworks; practice strategies and
        expression.                                established criteria.                          implement them in an artwork.
                                        5.V.2.2    Use ideas and imagery from the global          Use imagery from other cultures to inspire
                                                   environment as sources for creating art.       an artwork that reflects a personal voice.
                                        5.V. 2.3   Create abstract art that expresses an idea.    Create an artwork and then be able to
                                                                                                  explain how an idea is expressed (use art
                                                                                                  vocabulary).
5.V.3   Create art using a variety of   5.V.3.1    Evaluate how to manipulate tools to reach      Practice manipulating tools using a variety
        tools, media, techniques and               desired outcomes.                              of techniques.
        processes safely and            5.V.1.2    Select media appropriate to the purpose of     Test several media to determine the most
        appropriately.                             original artwork.                              effective one to use to depict the purpose of
                                                                                                  an artwork.
                                        5.V.3.3    Create art using the processes of drawing,     Use processes and materials in an
                                                   painting, weaving, printing, stitchery,        appropriate way when producing an
                                                   collage, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics,     artwork.
                                                   and current technology.




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         Essential Standard                Clarifying Objectives                                         Assessment Prototypes

5.CX.1   Understand the global,             5.CX.1.1   Understand how visual arts have affected,         View artworks, such as ceramics, baskets,
         historical, societal, and cultural            and are reflected in, the culture, beliefs, and   or fibers that reflect a period of time in US
         context of the visual arts.                   history of the United States.                     history.
                                            5.CX.1.2   Remember key events in art history and the        Remember key events in art history and the
                                                       contributions of artists from the United          contributions of artists from the United
                                                       States.                                           States, such as Mary Cassatt, Andy Warhol,
                                                                                                         and NC Wyeth.
                                           5.CX.1.3    Exemplify North American artists and              As a team, students will research and
                                                       genres.                                           present to the class how selected art
                                                                                                         processes have changed over time as a
                                                                                                         result of technological advances.
                                           5 CX 1.4    Understand how the American culture and
                                                       way of life has influenced art forms and
                                                       artists globally.
                                           5.CX.1.5    Analyze the effect of the geographic
                                                       location and physical environment on the
                                                       media and subject matter of North
                                                       American artists.
5.CX.2   Understand the                    5.CX.2.1    Analyze the relationship between arts and            Use commercials, ads, or catalogues to
         interdisciplinary connections                 daily life in product design, print, and              point out the value of design in
         and life applications of the                  digital media.                                        everyday life;
         visual arts.                                                                                       Design a new back pack;
                                                                                                            Design a new candy bar wrapper;
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                                         5 CX2.2    Exemplify how information and skills             Illustrate an original poem;
                                                    learned in art can be applied in other           Design a poster for student council
                                                    disciplines.                                      fundraising event;
                                                                                                   Create a PowerPoint for a science
                                                                                                      experiment;
                                                                                                   Use artworks to inspire story writing.
                                         5.CX.2.3   Understand the balance of individual roles    Identify specific arts roles in the creation of
                                                    and collaborative skills to create works of   a video: choreographer, musician, set
                                                    art.                                          designer, costume designer, makeup artist,
                                                                                                  videographer, lighting engineer, etc.
                                         5.CX 2.4   Interpret visual images from media sources    Discuss the importance of logos and
                                                    and the immediate environment.                symbols in advertising as a tool to entice
                                                                                                  purchasing and value of a produce. Use
                                                                                                  commercials, ads, or catalogues to point out
                                                                                                  the value of design in everyday life.

                                                          Critical Response


         Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                    Assessment Prototypes

5.CR.1   Use critical analysis to        5.CR.1.1   Judge art as the fourth step in formal        Defend the value of any artwork through the
         generate innovative responses              analysis                                      use of vocabulary to support personal
         to a variety of prompts.                                                                 preference.
                                         5.CR.1.2   Critique personal art based on teacher-set    Use a rubric to self-assess an artwork.
                                                    criteria and expressive qualities.            Determine how the work could be stronger
                                                                                                  or more successful.



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6th Grade Visual Arts
Note on Numbering (Strands): V–Visual Literacy, CX–Contextual Relevancy, CR–Critical Response

                                                               Visual Literacy


           Essential Standard                Clarifying Objectives                                       Assessment Prototypes

6.V.1      Use the language of art to        6.V.1.1      Use appropriate vocabulary to describe art,    Write a paragraph to describe a work of art,
           communicate effectively.                       including elements of art, principles of       using appropriate art vocabulary.
                                                          design, types of media, various processes,
                                                          and style.
                                             6.V.1.2      Understand how the Elements of Art can
                                                          aid in the planning and creation of art.
                                             6 V 1.3      Identify artists‟ styles.                             Examine the use of „dots‟ in
                                                                                                                 Cezanne‟s art.
                                                                                                                Identify how Picasso focused on
                                                                                                                 different elements or principles in
                                                                                                                 different periods of his life.
                                             6V1.4        Analyze how artists use the Elements of Art
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                                        6 V 1.5    Identify visual images from media sources         Students describe how color is used to
                                                   and the immediate environment though the           advertise a product;
                                                   lens of an artist.                              Students describe a webpage with poor
                                                                                                      composition and how it could be more
                                                                                                      successful with proper application of an
                                                                                                      element or principle of design;
                                                                                                   Students are able to identify specific
                                                                                                      logos with their parent company and/or
                                                                                                      specific product.
6.V.2   Apply creative and critical     6.V.2.1    Generate several solutions to artistic         Develop several sketches/thumbnails that
        thinking skills to artistic                problems.                                      satisfy an assignment.
        expression.                     6.V.2.2    Use the immediate environment and              Create a collage illustrating one‟s own life
                                                   personal experiences to create original        to date.
                                                   imagery.
                                        6.V.2.3    Use original imagery as a means of self-
                                                   expression to communicate ideas and
                                                   feelings.
6.V.3   Create art using a variety of   6.V.3.1    Use tools and media appropriately to
        tools, media, techniques and               maintain a safe and orderly work space.
        processes safely and            6.V.3.2    Create art using a variety of different 2-D
        appropriately.                             and 3-D media.
                                        6.V.3.3    Create art in different media using various
                                                   techniques and processes.




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         Essential Standard                Clarifying Objectives                                      Assessment Prototypes

6.CX.1   Understand the global,             6.CX.1.1   Analyze the visual arts of Europe and
         historical, societal, and cultural            South America.
         context of the visual arts.        6.CX.1.2   Classify art from various historical periods
                                                       in terms of their style, subject matter, and
                                                       technique, with an emphasis on South
                                                       American and European art.
                                           6.CX.1.3    Exemplify South American and European          Da Vince through Henry Moore
                                                       artists.
                                           6.CX.1.4    Analyze art from South American and            Analyze art from South American and
                                                       European cultures.                             European cultures, such as Peruvian pottery
                                                                                                      from South America, and cathedrals and
                                                                                                      paintings from Europe.
                                           6.CX.1.5     Analyze the effect of the geographic
                                                        location and physical environment on the
                                                        media and subject matter of art from South
                                                        America and Europe.
6.CX.2   Understand the                    6.CX.2.1    Exemplify how skills and concepts                     Design a uniform for the school
         interdisciplinary connections                 developed in art are part of, and can be               band;
         and life applications of the                  applied to, their daily life.                       Design a new dollar bill.
         visual arts.                      6.CX.2.2    Understand the connections between art and     Discuss the division of labor involved in
                                                       other disciplines.                             building a cathedral.
                                           6.CX.2.3    Understand how collaborative planning is       Understand how collaborative planning is
                                                       used to create art.                            used in film, video game design, animation,
                                                                                                      large sculptures, public design, and
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                     6.CX2.4    Analyze the role of art in creating digital      Students describe how color is used to
                                images, technological products, and design.       advertise a product;
                                                                                 Students describe a webpage with poor
                                                                                  composition and how it could be more
                                                                                  successful with proper application of an
                                                                                  element or principle of design;
                                                                                 Students are able to identify specific
                                                                                  logos with their parent company and/or
                                                                                  specific product.




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         Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                       Assessment Prototypes

6.CR.1   Use critical analysis to        6.CR.1.1   Use initial inquiry (preferences, relationship
         generate innovative responses              to self, prior knowledge) to respond to art.
         to a variety of prompts .       6.CR.1.2   Use formative self-evaluation strategies and     Make alterations and adjustments to a work
                                                    results to improve the quality of the            of art, explaining your choices.
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7th Grade Visual Arts
Note on Numbering (Strands): V–Visual Literacy, CX–Contextual Relevancy, CR–Critical Response

                                                               Visual Literacy


           Essential Standard                Clarifying Objectives                                      Assessment Prototypes

7.V.1      Use the language of art to        7.V.1.1      Use art vocabulary to analyze art.            When shown examples of art, be able to
           communicate effectively.                                                                     identify and name the choices the artist
                                                                                                        made using the elements and principles
                                             7.V.1.2      Understand how the Principles of Design       When discussing one's own art, be able to
                                                          aid in planning and creating personal art.    identify and name the choices you made
                                                                                                        using the elements and principles.
                                             7V1.3        Identify themes in art.                            Discuss use of color in Greek
                                                                                                                architecture;
                                                                                                             Examine use of proportion in
                                                                                                                African Masks.
                                             7.V.1.4      Understand the relationship between the
                                                          Elements of Art and the Principles of
                                                          Design.
7.V.2      Apply creative and critical       7.V.2.1      Evaluate several solutions to artistic        Create several scale mock-ups for a mixed-
           thinking skills to artistic                    problems.                                     media sculpture. Evaluate each based on
           expression.                                                                                  established criteria. Choose one to
                                                                                                        produce.
                                             7.V.2.2      Use original imagery as a means of self-      Paint a self-portrait that reflects a particular
                                                          expression to communicate ideas and           mood.
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                                            7.V.2.3    Create original art that conveys one or more
                                                       feelings or ideas through the use of the
                                                       elements of art and principles of design.
7.V.3    Create art using a variety of      7.V.3.1    Apply safety knowledge to maintain a safe
         tools, media, techniques and                  and orderly personal work space.
         processes safely and               7.V.3.2    Compare different techniques and processes
         appropriately.                                for a variety of media and art forms.
                                            7 V 3.3    Use art techniques and processes to make
                                                       choices about personal artwork.


                                                         Contextual Relevancy


         Essential Standard                Clarifying Objectives                                      Assessment Prototypes

7.CX.1   Understand the global,             7.CX.1.1   Analyze visual arts of Africa, Asia, and
         historical, societal, and cultural            Australia.
         context of the visual arts.        7.CX.1.2   Classify art from various historical periods
                                                       in terms of style, subject matter, and
                                                       technique, with an emphasis on African,
                                                       Asian, and Australian art.
                                           7.CX.1.3    Exemplify African, Asian, and Australian
                                                       art.
                                           7.CX.1.4    Analyze art from African, Asian, and
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                                         7.CX.1.5    Analyze the effect of the geographic
                                                     location and physical environment on the
                                                     media and subject matter of art from
                                                     Africa, Asia, and Australia.
7.CX.2   Understand the                  7.CX.2.1   Analyze careers in art and a variety of other
         interdisciplinary connections              careers in terms of the art skills needed to
         and life applications of the               be successful.
         visual arts.
                                         7.CX.2.2    Analyze different disciplines to determine
                                                     the skills and information needed to solve
                                                     artistic problems.
                                         7.CX.2.3    Implement collaborative planning and art       Create a large sculpture using recycled
                                                     skills to solve problems.                      materials.
                                         7.CX2.4     Interpret visual images from media sources     Be able to identify specific logos with their
                                                     and the immediate environment through the      parent company and/or specific product,
                                                     lens of an artist.                             identifying components abstracted from the
                                                                                                    real world.


                                                        Critical Response


         Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                      Assessment Prototypes

7.CR.1   Use critical analysis to        7.CR.1.1   Generate responses to art using initial
         generate innovative responses              inquiry and formal analysis.




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to a variety of prompts.   7.CR.1.2   Implement formative and summative      Have a discussion with the teacher,
                                      evaluations of personal art.            while in the process of creating art, to
                                                                              discuss suggestions for refinement of
                                                                              artwork as it progresses; implement
                                                                              these suggestions into your work.
                                                                             Evaluate personal art based on a rubric.
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8th Grade Visual Arts
Note on Numbering (Strands): V–Visual Literacy, CX–Contextual Relevancy, CR–Critical Response

                                                               Visual Literacy


           Essential Standard                Clarifying Objectives                                       Assessment Prototypes

8.V.1      Use the language of visual arts   8.V.1.1      Use art vocabulary to evaluate art.
           to communicate effectively.
                                             8.V.1.2      Explain how the Principles of Design are
                                                          used in planning and creating personal art.
                                             8.V.1.3      Identify how the elements of art and           When shown examples of different art, be
                                                          principles of design differentiate             able to attribute each to its contemporary
                                                          movements, contemporary styles and             style, based on the artist's use of the
                                                          themes in art.                                 elements and principles.
                                             8.V.1.4      Apply the Elements of Art and Principles of
                                                          Design to create art.
8.V.2      Apply creative and critical       8.V.2.1      Use critical thinking to produce artwork
           thinking skills to artistic                    that is the best solution to identified
           expression.                                    problems.
                                             8.V.2.2      Apply observation skills and experiences to
                                                          create art.
                                             8.V.2.3      Create original art emphasizing selected       Student will create an original self portrait
                                                          elements and principles to express feelings    that expresses aspects of their identity
                                                          or ideas                                       through the use of color and shape.




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         Essential Standard                 Clarifying Objectives                                      Assessment Prototypes

8.V.3    Create art using a variety of      8.V.3.1    Apply knowledge of safety and media to          Student shows responsibility to caring for
         tools, media, techniques and                  maintaining work space and care of art.         art properly while transporting it and
         processes safely and                                                                          storing it.
         appropriately.                     8.V.3.2    Evaluate media, techniques, and processes
                                                       to select appropriate methods to create art.

                                                         Contextual Relevancy


         Essential Standard                Clarifying Objectives                                      Assessment Prototypes

8.CX.1   Understand the global,             8.CX.1.1   Understand the role of visual arts in NC and   Understand the role of visual arts in NC and
         historical, societal, and cultural            the United States.                             the United States, including pottery,
         context of the visual arts.                                                                  furniture, and manufactured goods.
                                           8.CX.1.2    Classify art from various historical periods
                                                       in terms of their style, subject matter, and
                                                       technique with an emphasis on art from
                                                       North Carolina and the United States.
                                           8.CX.1.3    Recognize representative artists and the       Research and write a short paper on a US or
                                                       time periods they represent from North         NC artist, such as O'Keeffe, Cassatt, Minnie
                                                       Carolina and the United States.                Evans, Romare Bearden, and how they
                                                                                                      represent their time period.
                                           8.CX.1.4    Analyze art from NC and the United States.     Attribute art to specific styles and time
                                                                                                      periods: Harlem Renaissance, Pop,
                                                                                                      Regionalism, etc.




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         Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                      Assessment Prototypes

                                         8.CX.1.5    Analyze the effect of the geographic
                                                     location and physical environment on the
                                                     media and subject matter of art from NC
                                                     and the United States.
8.CX.2   Understand the                  8.CX.2.1    Compare personal interests and abilities to
         interdisciplinary connections               those needed to succeed in variety of
         and life applications of the                careers in art.
         visual arts.                    8.CX.2.2   Analyze skills and information needed from
                                                    visual arts to solve a problem.
                                         8.CX.2.3   Use collaboration to arrive at effective
                                                    solutions to identified problems.
                                         8.CX 2.4   Exemplify the use of visual images from      Analyze how the Elements of Art and
                                                    media sources and technological products to Principles of Design are used to
                                                    communicate via the lens of an artist.       communicate messages of preferred brands,
                                                                                                 logos, and images, such as: contrast of
                                                                                                 silhouettes dancing for ipod commercial vs.
                                                                                                 real people using ipods. When a new logo
                                                                                                 is developed for a product, how did the
                                                                                                 artist(s) use color, repetition, balance, etc. in
                                                                                                 the logo?




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                                                       Critical Response


        Essential Standard              Clarifying Objectives                                  Assessment Prototypes

8CR.1   Use critical analysis to        8.CR.1.1   Use convincing and logical arguments to
        generate innovative responses              compose critical responses to art.
        to a variety of prompts .       8.CR.1.2   Critique personal art based on identified
                                                   criteria.




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