Art History

  • LG 1 Create

    High Priority Standards

    NCCAS Standards 2014 -
    Artistic Process - Create
    Anchor Standard: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
    Learning Goal

    Students will be able to individually and collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on historical and contemporary artwork.
    Proficiency Scale

    Level 4: Student demonstrates an in-depth inference or advanced application or innovates with the learning goal.

    Level 3: Student demonstrates mastery with the learning goal as evidenced by:

    • exploring art making throughout history using authentic methods, materials, and styles.
    • Creating original art inspired by historical and contemporary works.

    Level 2: Student demonstrates he/she is nearing proficiency by:

    • Recognizing and recalling specific vocabulary, such as: charcoal, cubist, impressionist, abstract, conceptual, minimal.
    • Performing processes such as:
      • Identifying and historical art methods and styles. 
      • Identifying contemporary art methods and styles.

    Level 1: Student demonstrates a limited understanding or skill with the learning goal.

    Targets

    Students know how to:
    • Create an artwork using materials available to cavemen such as charcoal and stone.
    • Create an artwork using Cubist techniques.
    • Create an Impressionist or Abstract painting.
    • Create a Conceptual or Minimal artwork or performance.

     

    LG 2: Presenting

    High Priority Standards

    NCCAS Standards 2014 -
    Artistic Process - Presenting
    Anchor Standard: Interpreting and sharing artistic work.
    Learning Goal

    Students will be able to select and curate an artistic display of work.
    Proficiency Scale

    Level 4: Student demonstrates an in-depth inference or advanced application or innovates with the learning goal.

    Level 3: Student demonstrates mastery with the learning goal as evidenced by:
    • Selecting artwork for an exhibit.
    • Curating individual and group art shows.
    • Installing artwork in various school environments.
    • Creating a model or drawing as a plan of an exhibit.

    Level 2: Student demonstrates he/she is nearing proficiency by:

    • Recognizing and recalling specific vocabulary, such as: curate, present, select, opening, exhibit, discriminate.
    • Performing processes such as:
      • Discussing the selection of artworks for an exhibit.
      • Contributing to selection and installation of artwork for an exhibit.


    Level 1: Student demonstrates a limited understanding or skill with the learning goal.

     

     LG 3 Responding

    High Priority Standards

    NCCAS Standards 2014 -
    Artistic Process - Responding
    Anchor Standing: Understanding and evaluating how the arts convey meaning.
    Learning Goal

    Students will be able to observe, interpret, and evaluate art.
    Proficiency Scale

    Level 4: Student demonstrates an in-depth inference or advanced application or innovates with the learning goal.

    Level 3: Student demonstrates mastery with the learning goal as evidenced by:
    Applying criteria based on the elements and principles of art (such as form, line, color, perspective...) to evaluate a variety of 2 and 3 dimensional works of art.

    Level 2: Student demonstrates he/she is nearing proficiency by:

    • Recognizing and recalling specific vocabulary, such as: evaluate, criteria, aesthetics, art criticism, preference, interpret, elements, principles.
    • Performing processes such as:
      • Identifying elements and principles of art in personal and famous artworks.


    Level 1: Student demonstrates a limited understanding or skill with the learning goal.

    Targets

    Students know how to:
    • Participate in discussions involving aesthetics.
    • Participate in discussions involving constructive art criticism.
    • Analyze famous artwork and personal artwork using the Elements of Art and Principles of Design.

     

     LG 4 Connect

    High Priority Standards

    NCCAS Standards 2014 -
    Artistic Process - Connecting
    Anchor Standard: Relating artistic ideas and work with personal meaning and external content.
    Learning Goal

    Students will be able to understand the stories of others through their art.
    Proficiency Scale

    Level 4: Student demonstrates an in-depth inference or advanced application or innovates with the learning goal.

    Level 3: Student demonstrates mastery with the learning goal as evidenced by:

    • Discovering and describing the relationship between historical and contemporary events and the art that people produce during those times.

    Level 2: Student demonstrates he/she is nearing proficiency by:

    • Recognizing and recalling specific vocabulary, such as: society, culture, historical, contemporary.
    • Performing processes such as:
      • Identifying historical artworks.
      • Exploring the link between art and ideas, and world events.

    Level 1: Student demonstrates a limited understanding or skill with the learning goal.

    Targets

    Students know how to:
    • Recognize important artworks throughout history.
    • Research to find information on artists and periods of art.
    • Match art and ideas of different times with world events.
    • Write a research paper on an artist, style or contemporary art event

     

    LG 5  Create and Refine

    High Priority Standards

    NCCAS Standards 2014
    Artistic Process - Creating
    Anchor Standard: Refine and complete artistic work.
    Learning Goal

    Students will be able to refine their work and continue to grow as artists.
    Proficiency Scale

    Level 4: Student demonstrates an in-depth inference or advanced application or innovates with the learning goal.


    Level 3: Student demonstrates mastery with the learning goal as evidenced by:

    • Reflecting on, revising, and refining work over time. 


    Level 2: Student demonstrates he/she is nearing proficiency by:

    • Recognizing and recalling specific vocabulary, such as: practice, constructive critique, reflection, revision, refining.
    • Performing processes such as:
      • Identifying aesthetic elements during a discussion. 
      • Revising personal work.


    Level 1: Student demonstrates a limited understanding or skill with the learning goal.

    Targets

    Students know how to:
    • Continue the practice of aesthetic discussions.
    • Apply constructive criticism to personal work.