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Intermediate Arts: (Grades 3-5)

  • Continued exposure to a wide variety of media and techniques with the intent of fine tuning skills to gain control of visual expression.
  • Art traditions expand to include symbols and various methods of visual communication.
  • Students will begin to consider the effectiveness of their own work in formal discussions and through continued exposure to artwork of different eras.
  • Students will begin to make connections between the arts and the other areas of academic studies.

Grades 3-5:
1: Understand and apply media, techniques, and processes related to the visual arts.

2: Understand the visual arts in relation to history and cultures and other disciplines.

3: Understand the characteristics and merits of one’s own artwork and the artwork of others.

4: Know a range of subject matter, symbols, and potential ideas in the visual arts.

5: Know how to use the elements and principals of art.