Benchmarks - Math

Kindergarten Benchmarks

  • Identify and use lines, shapes, colors, and forms.
  • Use pattern and variety.
  • Use the five senses to gather information from the environment.
  • Arrange art elements intuitively to create artworks.
  • Identify simple subjects expressed in artworks.
  • Create artworks using art elements, principles and basic art materials and tools.
  • Cut, tear, and glue.
  • Relate art to every day life.
  • Express ideas about personal artworks, *portfolios, artworks of peers and famous artists.
  • Share ideas about artwork demonstrating respect for differing opinions.

First Grade Benchmarks

  • Identify and use lines, shapes, colors, space, forms, textures, value, pattern, variety, balance, emphasis, and proportion.
  • Use art elements to create designs.
  • Identify the use of art in every day life.
  • Invent images that combine a variety of art elements.
  • Increase manipulative skills when creating drawings, paintings, prints, and constructions using a variety of basic art materials and tools.
  • Identify simple ideas expressed in artworks through different media.
  • Express ideas about personal artworks, *portfolios, artworks of peers and famous artists.

Second Grade Benchmarks

  • Identify and use lines, shapes, colors, space, forms, texture, value, pattern, variety, balance, emphasis, proportion, and rhythm.
  • Identify art careers.
  • Define reasons for preferences in personal artworks.
  • Use the senses to identify variations in objects and subjects from the environment.
  • Express ideas and feelings in artworks using art elements.
  • Use art elements and principles to create personal artworks.
  • Identify and practice skills necessary for producing drawings, paintings, prints, constructions, and modeled forms using basic art materials and tools.
  • Identify ideas in personal artworks, *portfolios, artworks of peers, and famous artists.

Third Grade Benchmarks

  • Identify and use lines, shapes, colors, space, forms, textures, value, pattern, variety, balance, emphasis, proportion, rhythm, and unity.
  • Identify and use rhythm.
  • Relate art to different careers.
  • Produce drawings, constructions, paintings, and prints using a variety of art materials appropriately.
  • Compare artworks from different cultures.
  • Compare and contrast different artworks from different cultures and periods in art history.
  • Use design skills to develop a variety of compositions.
  • Create artworks based on personal observations and experiences.
  • Identify general intent and expressive qualities in personal artworks.
  • Apply simple criteria to identify main ideas in personal artworks, *portfolios, artworks of peers and famous artists.

Fourth Grade Benchmarks

  • Identify and use lines, shapes, colors, space, forms, texture, value, pattern, variety, balance, emphasis, proportion, rhythm, and unity.
  • Incorporate a variety of ideas about self, life events, family and community in original artworks.
  • Identify the role of art in American society.
  • Invent ways to produce artwork using a variety of art media and materials.
  • Compare and contrast artworks from a variety of cultures.
  • Design original artworks.
  • Identify simple main ideas expressed in art.
  • Describe intent and form conclusions about personal artworks.
  • Interpret ideas and moods in personal artworks, *portfolios, artworks of peers, and famous artists.

Fifth Grade Benchmarks

  • Identify and use lines, shapes, colors, space, forms, textures, value, pattern, variety, balance, emphasis, proportion, rhythm, and unity.
  • Compare relationships between design and every day life.
  • Compare and contrast artworks from different periods in art history and a variety of cultures.
  • Create original artworks using a variety of art materials and media.
  • Analyze personal artworks, *portfolios, artworks of peers and famous artist to form conclusions about properties.

 

*Portfolio implementation will be included at the discretion of each individual art teacher due to student population, space/storage, and available materials.

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