kindergarten standards - visual arts

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Kindergarten Standards - Visual Arts 

These are from the Washington State Learning Standards


(1) Visual Arts - The student understands and applies arts knowledge and skills in dance, music, theatre, and visual arts.

  • (1.1) Understands and applies visual arts concepts and vocabulary.
    • (1.1.1) Remembers, applies, and creates the elements of visual arts when producing a work of art. Elements of Visual Arts: Line 
    • (1.1.2) Remembers, applies, and creates the elements of visual arts when producing a work of art.  Elements of Visual Arts: Shape and Form
    • (1.1.3) Remembers, applies, and creates the elements of visual arts when producing a work of art.  Elements of Visual Arts: Color 
    • (1.1.4) Remembers, applies, and creates the elements of visual arts when producing a work of art.  Elements of Visual Arts: Value 
    • (1.1.5) Remembers, applies, and creates the elements of visual arts when producing a work of art.  Elements of Visual Arts: Texture 
    • (1.1.6) Remembers, applies, and creates the elements of visual arts when producing a work of art.  Elements of Visual Arts: Space
    • (1.1.7) Remembers, applies, and creates repetition/pattern in a work of art.
  • (1.2) Develops visual arts skills and techniques.
    • (1.2.1) Remembers and applies the skills and techniques of visual arts to create original works of art in two and/or three dimensions.
  • (1.3) Understands and applies visual arts genres and styles of various artists, cultures, and times.
    • (1.3.1) Remembers, applies, and creates artworks using visual arts styles and genres of various artists, cultures, places, and times.
  • (1.4) Understands and applies audience conventions in a variety of settings, performances, and presentations of visual arts.
    • (1.4.1) Remembers the responsibilities of the audience and applies the conventions that are appropriate given the setting and culture.

(2) Visual Arts - The student uses the artistic processes of creating, performing/presenting, and responding to demonstrate thinking skills in dance, music, theatre, and visual arts. 

  • (2.1) Applies a creative process to visual arts. (Identifies, explores, gathers, interprets, uses, implements, reflects, refines, and presents)
    • (2.1.1) Applies a creative process to visual arts.
  • (2.2) Applies a performance and/or presentation process to visual arts. (Identifies, selects, analyzes, interprets, practices, revises, adjusts, refines, presents, exhibits, produces, reflects, self-evaluates)
    • (2.2.1) Applies a performance and/or presentation process to visual arts.
  • (2.3) Applies a responding process to a presentation/exhibit of visual arts. (Engages, describes, analyzes, interprets, and evaluates)
    • (2.3.1) Applies a responding process to a presentation/exhibit of visual arts.

(3) Visual Arts - The student communicates through the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts).

  • (3.1) Uses visual arts to express feelings and present ideas.
    • (3.1.1) Remembers that visual arts are used to express feelings and present ideas and applies this understanding when creating and considering artworks.
  • (3.2) Uses visual arts to communicate for a specific purpose.
    • (3.2.1) Remembers that visual artworks communicate for a specific purpose and applies this understanding when creating and considering artworks.
  • (3.3) Develops personal aesthetic criteria to communicate artistic choices in visual arts.
    • (3.3.1) Remembers how personal aesthetic choices are influenced by and reflected in visual artworks.

(4) Visual Arts -The student makes connections within and across the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) to other disciplines, life, cultures, and work.  

  • (4.1) Demonstrates and analyzes the connections among the arts disciplines (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts).
    • (4.1.1) Remembers skills, concepts, and vocabulary that the discipline of visual arts has in common with other arts disciplines.
  • (4.2) Demonstrates and analyzes the connections among the arts and between the arts and other content areas.
    • (4.2.1) Remembers skills, concepts, and vocabulary that the discipline of visual arts has in common with other content areas.
  • (4.3) Understands how the arts impact and reflect personal choices throughout life.
    • (4.3.1) Remembers how visual arts impact personal choices.
  • (4.4) Understands how the arts influence and reflect cultures/civilization, place, and time.
    • (4.4.1) Remembers specific attributes of a work of visual art that reflect its cultural and historical context.
  • (4.5) Understands how arts knowledge and skills are used in the world of work, including careers in the arts.
    • (4.5.1) Remembers that the knowledge, skills, and work habits of visual arts are used in the world of work, including careers in visual arts.