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Visual Art

Grade 5-8 Visual Arts Standard 4

Content Standard

Understanding the visual arts in relation to history and cultures

Achievement Standard

  • Students know and compare the characteristics of artworks in various eras and cultures
  • Students describe and place a variety of art objects in historical and cultural contexts
  • Students analyze, describe, and demonstrate how factors of time and place (such as climate, resources, ideas, and technology) influence visual characteristics that give meaning and value to a work of art

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National Core Arts Standards
The standards (http://nationalartsstandards.org) outline a conceptual framework for arts learning for K-12 students in Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts. The standards were developed by the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards Writing Team. Please contact the State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education at http://www.seadae.org for copyright guidelines.

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