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Book Arts in the Exhibit: National Standards Addressed

5th – 8th grade

Content Standard #1:

Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes

Achievement Standard:

  • Students select media, techniques, and processes; analyze what makes them effective or not effective in communicating ideas; and reflect upon the effectiveness of their choices
     
  • Students intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas
Introductory Section Contents:
Overview of the Exhibit
Regional/State Maps of Exhibiting Artists
Pre- and Post-Visit activities
Themed Galleries/Lesson Plans
PowerPoints by discussion topic
Create your own gallery activity

Supplementary Materials
Resources

Resources for teaching - Books

Book Arts in the Exhibit Overview
National Standards Addressed
     5th – 8th grade
     9th – 12th grade
General Web Resources
Guiding Question for Unit
Statement for Students
Vocabulary
Media-Based Activities
Cross-Curricular Connections
Using the PowerPoint™ Presentation

Main Teaching Materials Page
All National Arts Standards

Content Standard # 2

Using knowledge of structures and functions 5-8th grade

Achievement Standard:

  • Students generalize about the effects of visual structures and functions and reflect upon these effects in their own work
     
  • Students employ organizational structures and analyze what makes them effective or not effective in the communication of ideas
     
  • Students select and use the qualities of structures and functions of art to improve communication of their ideas

Content Standard # 3

Choosing and evaluating a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas

Achievement Standard:

Students integrate visual, spatial, and temporal concepts with content to communicate intended meaning in their artworks.

Students use subjects, themes, and symbols that demonstrate knowledge of contexts, values, and aesthetics that communicate intended meaning in artworks

Content Standard # 5

Reflecting upon and assessing the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others

Achievement Standard:

Students compare multiple purposes for creating works of art

Content Standard # 6b

Making connections between visual arts and other disciplines

Achievement Standard:

Students describe ways in which the principles and subject matter of other disciplines taught in the school are interrelated with the visual arts.

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9th – 12th grade

Content Standard # 1

Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes

Achievement Standard:

Proficient:

  • Students apply media, techniques, and processes with sufficient skill, confidence, and sensitivity that their intentions are carried out in their artworks
     
  • Students conceive and create works of visual art that demonstrate an understanding of how the communication of their ideas relates to the media, techniques, and processes they use

Advanced:

  • Students communicate ideas regularly at a high level of effectiveness in at least one visual arts medium
     
  • Students initiate, define, and solve challenging visual arts problems independently using intellectual skills such as analysis, synthesis, and evaluation

Content Standard # 2

Using knowledge of structures and functions

Achievement Standard:

Proficient:

  • Students demonstrate the ability to form and defend judgments about the characteristics and structures to accomplish commercial, personal, communal, or other purposes of art
     
  • Students evaluate the effectiveness of artworks in terms of organizational structures and functions
     
  • Students create artworks that use organizational principles and functions to solve specific visual arts problems

Advanced:

  • Students demonstrate the ability to compare two or more perspectives about the use of organizational principles and functions in artwork and to defend personal evaluations of these perspectives
     
  • Students create multiple solutions to specific visual arts problems that demonstrate competence in producing effective relationships between structural choices and artistic functions

Grades 5-8 standards

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