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

Visual Communication and Production
4.1 The student will use steps of the art-making process, including brainstorming, preliminary sketching, planning, and reflecting, to generate ideas for and create works of art.
4.2 The student will demonstrate craftsmanship in personal works of art.
4.3 The student will use imaginative and expressive imagery to create works of art.
4.4 The student will create works of art that connect ideas, art forms, or cultural themes to personal experiences.
4.5 The student will use the following to express meaning in works of art:
1. Color—hue, tint, shade, intensity
2. Texture—actual, implied
3. Value—shading
4. Pattern—repetition to imply movement
5. Variety—to create interest
4.6 The student will analyze how line choices affect the intent of a work of art and make selections accordingly.
4.7 The student will make artistic choices to create compositional unity in works of art.
4.8 The student will create the illusion of depth on a two-dimensional surface, using overlapping, size variation, and placement on the picture plane.
4.9 The student will use contour drawing and shading techniques to create observational drawings.

4.10 The student will describe and use hand-building techniques to make a ceramic work of art.
4.11 The student will use craft techniques in works of art.
Art History and Cultural Context
4.12 The student will describe the roles of crafts and artisans in various cultures.
4.13 The student will describe artists and their work.
4.14 The student will compare and contrast characteristics of diverse cultures depicted in works of art.
4.15 The student will identify a variety of artists and art careers.

Analysis, Evaluation, and Critique
4.16 The student will identify ways that works of art from popular culture reflect the past and influence the present.
4.17 The student will compare and contrast abstract, representational, and nonrepresentational works of art.
4.18 The student will analyze works of art based on visual properties and contextual information.
4.19 The student will interpret works of art for multiple meanings.

4.20 The student will describe how personal beliefs influence responses to works of art.
4.21 The student will formulate questions about aesthetic aspects of works of art.
4.22 The student will explain how criteria used to assess the value of art may vary from one culture to another.
4.23 The student will explain preferences for works of art by responding to aesthetic questions.