West Virginia State Standards for Arts Education: Kindergarten

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WV.VA.S.1. General Art: Media, Techniques and Processes: Students will identify media and materials used in creating art; understand processes and techniques in creating art; apply problem-solving skills in creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional works of art; and use materials and tools in a safe and responsible manner.

VA.K.1.1. Students will identify differences between tools, techniques, and processes in two-dimensional media, such as drawing, painting, or printmaking, e.g., crayons, paints and prints.

VA.K.1.2. Students will identify and use a variety of tools, techniques, and processes in three-dimensional media and discuss the appearances and responses.

VA.K.1.3. Students will make artworks using at least three different two-dimensional media including collage techniques, to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.

VA.K.1.4. Students will model objects using three-dimensional materials to communicate ideas, e.g., paper-folding, clay use, or assemblage.

VA.K.1.5. Students will use two-dimensional and three-dimensional media safely and responsibly.

WV.VA.S.2. General Art: Elements of Art and Principles of Design: Students will identify selected elements and principles of design as they relate to art and the environment; understand qualities of elements of art and principles of design as they apply to two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects and artworks; apply elements of art and principles of design as they relate to problem-solving skills in the creation of art; and communicate expressive ideas that demonstrate an understanding of structures and functions in art.

VA.K.2.1. Students will use the primary, secondary, and neutral colors, e.g., red, yellow, blue, green, orange, violet, black, white, and brown; color wheel; common line types, e.g., straight, diagonal, curved, zigzag, and broken.

VA.K.2.2. Students will identify at least five geometric shapes, e.g., circle, square, oval, rectangle, triangle, as distinguished from three-dimensional forms, e.g., sphere, cube, cylinder, pyramid.

VA.K.2.3. Students will investigate a variety of man-made and natural textures, e.g., tree bark vs. shoe tread.

VA.K.2.4. Students will identify and use colors in communicating emotions, e.g., warm/cool, calm/excitement.

VA.K.2.5. Students will investigate line types, textures, and shapes in artworks.

VA.K.2.6. Students will discover different shapes (two-dimensional) and forms (three-dimensional) in art.

VA.K.2.7. Students will discover and use a variety of sizes of objects in artwork.

VA.K.2.8. Students will use a variety of line types, geometric shapes, and textures in artwork.

WV.VA.S.3. General Art: Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas: Students will identify symbols and ideas to communicate meaning in art; determine potential content for artworks; and apply problem-solving skills to choices in creating art relative to subject matter, symbols and ideas.

VA.K.3.1. Students will identify personal experiences as a theme for art; and

VA.K.3.2. Students will elect, discuss and use symbols found in their environment.

WV.VA.S.4. General Art: Art History and Diversity: Students will identify how the visual arts have a history and specific relationship to culture; analyze works of art that reflect different styles and time periods; and demonstrate an understanding of how history, culture, and the arts influence each other.

VA.K.4.1. Students will discuss how art has existed through time and how it can represent a group of people (e.g., prehistoric man and cave paintings).

VA.K.4.2. Students will view art from several cultures.

WV.VA.S.5. General Art: Reflection and Analysis: Students will identify multiple purposes for creating works of art; analyze contemporary and historic meanings in specific artworks through cultural and aesthetic inquiry; and describe and compare a variety of individual responses to their artworks and to artworks from various eras and cultures.

VA.K.5.1. Students will discuss the work that artists do by viewing or visiting displayed artwork, e.g., slides, museums, internet sites, videos.

VA.K.5.2. Students will discuss an artwork that reflects an experience at home.

VA.K.5.3. Students will select a favorite artwork and explain the choice.

WV.VA.S.6. General Art: Multi-disciplinary Connections: Students will identify characteristics of the visual arts and other disciplines; and analyze by comparing and contrasting connections between disciplines.

VA.K.6.1. Students will explore how ideas and emotions are expressed through dance, music, theatre, or visual art.

VA.K.6.2. Students will discuss relationships between art and other disciplines (e.g., stories and pictures).

WV.MU.S.1. General Music: Performing: Students will sing alone, and with others a varied repertoire of music; and perform on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.

GM.K.1.1. Students will participate in call and response songs.

GM.K.1.2. Students will sing high and low pitches.

GM.K.1.3. Students will sing Sol-Mi.

GM.K.1.4. Students will sing dynamics p and f.

GM.K.1.5. Students will imitate an easy rhythmic pattern.

GM.K.1.6. Students will perform steady beat on rhythm instruments.

GM.K.1.7. Students will move expressively to music.

WV.MU.S.2. General Music: Exploring: Students will read and notate music; listen to, analyze, and describe music; and evaluate music and music performances.

GM.K.2.1. Students will identify high and low notes on a music staff.

GM.K.2.2. Students will read notation for Sol-Mi on a music staff.

GM.K.2.3. Students will read notation for quarter notes, quarter rests, and beamed eighth notes.

GM.K.2.4. Students will manipulate/notate high and low pitches.

GM.K.2.5. Students will identify high and low pitches presented aurally and visually.

GM.K.2.6. Students will distinguish between same and different musical phrases.

GM.K.2.7. Students will distinguish between steady beat and rhythmic patterns.

GM.K.2.8. Students will identify the symbols for soft and loud.

GM.K.2.9. Students will identify fast and slow tempi.

GM.K.2.10. Students will identify four uses of the voice (speaking, singing, shouting and whispering).

GM.K.2.11. Students will evaluate use of voice.

WV.MU.S.3. General Music: Creating: Students will improvise melodies, variations, and accompaniments; and compose and arrange music within specified guidelines.

GM.K.3.1. Students will improvise an answer to a question sung by the teacher.

GM.K.3.2. Students will create sounds to accompany readings.

WV.MU.S.4. General Music: Relating: Students will understand relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts; understand music in relation to history and culture.

GM.K.4.1. Students will relate children's literature to music.

GM.K.4.2. Students will discuss and demonstrate proper concert etiquette.

GM.K.4.3. Students will sing Appalachian folk songs.

GM.K.4.4. Students will sing songs with patriotic texts.

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