Pre K-5 Visual Arts Concepts and Skills

Pre-K - 5 Visual Arts Concepts and Skills

 

Pre K – K

Concepts/Knowledge

Skills

Cut

Repeating steps

Fold

Cutting

Pattern

Color – using primary colors

Line – Straight, wavy, zigzag, curved

Line and shape recognition

Shapes –circle square, triangle, rectangle ,rhombus

Patterning

Color-primary colors

 

Direction – inside, outside, over, under

 

Self portrait

 

 

Grade 1

Concepts/Knowledge

Skills

Trace

Primary and secondary recognition

Outline

Create a drawing using various lines and geometric shapes

Texture

 

Lines and shapes

Proficiency using pencils crayons, markers, and tools

Background

Demonstrate competency cutting, tracing, pasting, gluing

Middle ground

 

Fore ground

 

Color – secondary

 

Use tools correctly

 

Collage

 

portrait

 

 

Grade 2

Concepts/Knowledge

Skills

Foreground

Create foreground, middle ground, and background in a piece of artwork

Middle ground

 

Back ground

 

Texture

 

Colors – Warm Cool secondary

Identify and use warm and cool colors

Details

Create a drawing using details

Still life

Awareness of various artists/styles/periods

 

Grade 3

Concepts/Knowledge

Skills

Shapes – geometric/organic

Identify and create using geometric/organic shapes

Color – Complementary colors

Identify and create using complementary colors

Texture

Create a one color print – monochromatic

Symmetry

 

Space – positive and negative

Identify and create using positive and negative space

 

Weaving

2-dimensional, 3-dimensional

Recognize the difference between 2-D and 3-D objects

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 4

Concepts/Knowledge

Skills

Shapes – organic

Create using organic shapes

Colors – Complementary, tints, shades

Identify tints and shades

Create using complementary colors

Line

Create using line

Abstract

 

Landscape

Create a landscape

 

Respond to a work of art-

Analyzing and describing

 

Grade 5

Concepts / knowledge

Skills

Colors – tints shades

Intermediate/tertiary

Identify and create using tints and shades

Perspective

Create perspective in a piece of artwork

Value

Create value in a piece of artwork

Still life

Draw a still life from observation

Sculpture 3-D

Create and assemble 3-D forms

Proportion

Create a portrait with correct proportion

Cultural Awareness

Demonstrate knowledge of cultural characteristics

Critique

Evaluate their own and other’s work

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