W.T. Jackson 5th Grade Visual Arts Instructional Guide | Ann Dodys
First Quarter: 1. Produce artwork that uses selected subject matter, including symbols and ideas, to communicate a message. 2. Demonstrates proper care and use of materials and tools. 3. Researches historical events and uses them as sources of ideas for artworks. 4. Identifies specific media and techniques used to produce selected artworks. 5. Interprets artworks from selected periods of art based on historical facts, theories, and other information compiled by historians.
Second Quarter: 1. Creates artwork in the areas of drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, pottery, mixed media, fiber arts and digital images. 2. Creates a separate work of art that imitates nature (realism), is concerned with design and composition (structuralism/formalism) expresses a feeling or emotion (emotionalism/Expressionism). 3. Recognizes color relationships, complementary, analogous, and monochromatic. 4. Defines characteristics of form as open and closed. 5. Analyzes proportion in artworks as the relationship of one part to another or to the whole.
Plans, organizes and creates artwork using: form, color expressing emotion, linear perspective, proportion, contrast.
Examines how artist use linear perspective to achieve depth in artwork.
Illustrates how elements and principles of design are used in combination to create contrast in artwork.
Develops, judges and communicates personal decisions about artwork.
Recognizes how artists use selected subject matter, including symbols and ideas, to communicate a message.
Critiques artwork in sequence of: description, analysis of design or a composition, interpretation of meaning, and judgment based on evidence/clues observed in artwork.
Supports a personal position on the “big” questions about art (e.g. Why do people create art? Why are certain objects considered art and others are not? How do we justify judgments about what is art? Must art be beautiful? Does art have to be functional? If it is in an art museum, does that make it art?)
Describe the similarities and differences between two works of art of the same style but produced by different artist, such as Picasso and Braque.
Explain how particular technological advances change the way an artist works, such as the invention of steel and the architect; the computer and the digital artist, architect, and graphic designer; the camera and the photographer.