*Highlighted standards indicate standards covered in class during the limited school year.*

Visual Communication and Production
5.1 The student will use steps of the art-making process, including brainstorming, preliminary sketching, planning, reflecting, and refining, to synthesize ideas for and create works of art.
5.2 The student will execute and complete works of art with attention to detail and craftsmanship.
5.3 The student will express personal ideas, images, and themes through artistic choices of media, techniques, and subject matter.
5.4 The student will identify and apply ethical decisions in art making.
5.5 The student will use the following to express meaning in works of art:
1. Color—student-mixed hues, tints, shades, tones
2. Form—convex, concave, positive, negative
3. Texture—surface embellishment

4. Value—gradation to create the illusion of depth on a two-dimensional surface
5. Balance—formal, informal
6. Pattern—repetition to create rhythm
5.6 The student will use atmospheric perspective in works of art.
5.7 The student will use size and proportion to emphasize spatial relationships in works of art.
5.8 The student will draw the human figure in proportion from observation.
5.9 The student will use contemporary media to create works of art.
5.10 The student will create sculpture in the round, high relief, or bas-relief, using three-dimensional media, including clay.
5.11 The student will combine various craft techniques in works of art.

Art History and Cultural Context
5.12 The student will examine the influence of historic events on works of art.
5.13 The student will describe similarities and differences among art and artists from a variety of cultures.
5.14 The student will compare and contrast contemporary and historical works of art, including architecture.
5.15 The student will describe how artists contribute to society.
5.16 The student will describe various commercial art careers.

Analysis, Evaluation, and Critique
5.17 The student will compare and contrast natural and constructed environments.
5.18 The student will analyze and interpret works of art based on visual properties and context.
5.19 The student will analyze an artist’s point of view based on contextual information.
5.20 The student will use specific criteria to evaluate a finished product.

Aesthetics
5.21 The student will describe how criteria used to assess the value of art may vary over time.
5.22 The student will select a preferred work of art and defend the selection.
5.23 The student will compare and contrast objects in terms of aesthetic preferences.
5.24 The student will reflect on and describe the nature of art.