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Fourth Grade Art

fourth grade art expectations

Think like an ARTIST!
Monroeville Elementary Artists are expected to develop Artistic Behaviors by learning, exploring, experiencing and reflecting about art.

1. Artists will reach the Ohio Visual Art Standards Progress Points by developing the following skills:

   A. Examine a range of artistic works to gain insight into the historical and cultural traditions of local and global communities.

   B. Identify and apply universal themes and processes to communicate meanings, moods and visual effects in personal and collaborative artworks.

   C. Demonstrate technical skill, craftsmanship and reasoning abilities in solving visual art problems using appropriate tools, media and technologies.

   D. Express personal responses to artistic works giving reasons for their interpretations and preferences.

   E. Provide and use feedback to improve and refine their artworks.

2. Artists will grow and achieve by developing the following Ohio Visual Art Standards Enduring Understandings:

   A. Personal Choice and Vision: Students construct and solve problems of personal relevance and interest when expressing themselves through visual art.

   B. Critical and Creative Thinking: Students combine and apply artistic and reasoning skills to imagine, create, realize and refine artworks in conventional and innovative ways.

   C. Authentic Application and Collaboration: Students work individually and in groups to focus ideas and create artworks that address genuine local and global community needs.

   D. Literacy: As consumers, critics and creators, students evaluate and understand artworks and other texts produced in the media forms of the day.

 

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>>> HIGHLIGHTED areas are the current Learning Targets

Perceiving / Knowing (PE): Observe, listen, attend to, discriminate

1 PE: I can use sensory details to describe works of art in terms of subject matter, theme and/or composition.

2 PE: I can notice & describe different visual effects resulting from art-making techniques.

3 PE: I can compare & contrast art forms, techniques & functions & artistic styles from a variety of cultures & historical periods.

4 PE: I can identify & describe how artists from various cultural & ethnic groups have impacted Ohio’s history.

5 PE: I can link ideas & design of works of art to the emotions & moods expressed in them.

6 PE: I can identify & name the sources for art-making ideas (e.g. self, environment & other people).

Producing / Performing (PR): Generate, create, realize, use & master skills

1 PR: I can identify, select & vary art materials, tools & processes to achieve desired results.

2 PR: I can experiment with art materials by using them in unexpected & creative ways

to express ideas & convey meaning.

3 PR: I can generate ideas & employ a variety of strategies to solve visual problems.

4 PR: I can demonstrate motivation, independence & persistent during studio practices to complete artworks.

5 PR: I can combine the elements & principles of art & design to create visually effective compositions.

6 PR: I can demonstrate technical skill through the integration of common processes and topics from other subject areas.

Responding / Reflecting (RE): Make connections, reconsider, question, self-assess

1 RE: I can identify qualities that contribute to the design & meaning of their artworks & the works of others.

2 RE: I can develop & share their ideas, beliefs & values about art.

3 RE: I recognize & describe the relationship of artworks to their social & cultural contexts.

4 RE: I can generate criteria for discussing & assessing works of art.

5 RE: I can refer to criteria & use art vocabulary when discussing & judging the quality of artworks.

6 RE: I give & use constructive feedback to produce artworks that achieve learning goals.

 

Fourth Grade Art Projects

August
Collaborative K-6 Wing Project
September
Art-to-Remember
October
Skeletons About!
November
Giving Hands
December
Ornaments
January
Winter Textures
February
Bug Drawing & Printing
March
Mosaic Jars
April
Basket Weaving
May
Watercolor
 
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