Arkansas State Standards for Arts Education: Grade 3

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AR.A.1. Art: Inquire/Explore/Discover: Students will inquire/explore/discover historical, cultural, social, environmental, and personal references from which to develop concepts/ideas.

A.1.1. Examine art and communicate ideas and feelings using the language of art which shall include art elements and principles.

1.1.1. Students will view a piece of art work and talk about art that reflects ideas and feelings using words like shape, color, pattern, texture and balance.

A.1.2. Explore skills associated with media and processes including, but not limited to, color mixing, tearing, folding, and gluing.

1.2.1. Students will identify and explain the skills and materials needed to make a mono print.

A.1.3. Distinguish parallels (i.e., elements, principles, themes, culture, material, processes and methods) between art created by students and artists from different times and places.

1.3.1. Students will examine art work in the school building.

A.1.4. Discover examples of how people use art in their daily lives, in the work place, and within the community.

1.4.1. Students will explain a community public sculpture or mural.

A.1.5. Explore careers in art.

1.5.1. Students will explore careers in art.

A.1.6. Discover and record through technology (computer, video, photocopier, camera, and/or overhead, etc.) a variety of art examples and related resources.

1.6.1. Students will use technology to study or record art.

A.1.7. Identify, practice, and follow health and safety standards in the use of tools, materials, and processes.

1.7.1. Students will follow safe practices with art materials and tools.

A.1.8. Recognize and apply responsible practices (reduce/reuse/recycle) to protect the natural/man-made environment.

1.8.1. Students will demonstrate proper environmental concerns.

A.1.9. Investigate the relationship among the arts and other disciplines.

1.9.1. Students will recognize and explore ways that art is used in other subjects.

AR.A.2. Art: Create: Students will use their creativity in a wide variety of media, techniques, processes, and tools to develop original works of art and design.

A.2.1. Use creative problem solving, critical thinking skills, and various resources to select subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning.

2.1.1. Students will create a meaningful sequence to an artwork.

A.2.2. Transfer ideas and feelings to others through original works of self-expression using art elements and principles.

2.2.1. Students will use line, shape, color, space, and repetition of shape and color in a collage.

A.2.3. Demonstrate that change for improvement is a part of problem solving in art and that there can be more than one solution.

2.3.1. Students will choose the best method for changing an artwork.

A.2.4. Create a project (e.g., performance, product, discussion) that shows how art is used in daily life, the workplace, or the community.

2.4.1. Students will make art that is used inside the work place.

A.2.5. Exercise responsible use of tools/technology and materials to produce art works that may include, but are not limited to, painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, clay/ ceramics, architecture, graphic design, fiber arts, and digital imagery.

2.5.1. Students will use tools and materials responsibly.

A.2.6. Produce art works to demonstrate an understanding of the various purposes for creating (aesthetic, functional, historical/ cultural, therapeutic and/or social).

2.6.1. Students will produce art work influenced by an historical/cultural period.

A.2.7. Create art work in response to past, present, and future situations.

2.7.1. Students will create a project based on their perception of the future.

A.2.8. Create art works based upon previous explorations/discoveries that demonstrate the relationships between art and culture.

2.8.1. Students will create a three-D work of art in response to different cultural experiences.

A.2.9. Collaborate to create through a variety of methods (small and whole groups, interdisciplinary, etc.).

2.9.1. Students will create a display o f art in the classroom through collaboration.

AR.A.3. Art: Reflect/Respond/Rediscover: Students will reflect upon, respond to, and rediscover the art work and concept of self, of others (past and present), of environments, and of diverse cultures.

A.3.1. Understand and relate how art is used to communicate ideas and feelings to others.

3.1.1. Students will use art to convey ideas and feelings to others.

A.3.2. Evaluate and assess, individually/ collaboratively, through revisions, journals, and/or critiques, the characteristics and merits of an individual's art work and of the work of others.

3.2.1. Students will use peer and individual critique to discuss a piece of their artwork.

A.3.3. Develop aesthetic awareness by discussing (e.g., rationalization, critique, evaluation) the integrity of an individual's art work.

3.3.1. Students will self assess their artwork.

A.3.4. Exhibit art work and participate in the exhibition process (e.g., selection, planning, display, judging, promotion).

3.4.1. Students will select artwork to be included in a specific exhibition.

A.3.5. Build and assess a collection of student work in a portfolio (e.g., individual, classroom, grade level, technological).

3.5.1. Students will select artwork to be included in their portfolio.

A.3.6. Recognize and acknowledge that artists/students develop individual styles.

3.6.1. Students will review artists' styles and their own art style.

A.3.7. Examine and respond to the use of art in daily life and community.

3.7.1. Students will identify how art is used in public spaces in their community.

A.3.8. Analyze and discuss the relationship among the arts and other disciplines.

3.8.1. Students will examine how artists work with other disciplines.

A.3.9. Recognize the importance of art history and heritage.

3.9.1. Students will discuss how art history provides a glimpse into our heritage.

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