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Kindergarten Art

Kindergarten 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. Recognize that people from various times and cultures create works of art to be looked at, valued and enjoyed.

   B. Explore a range of art concepts and artworks and construct meaning about the works.

   C. Connect making art with individual choice and understanding personal cultural identity.

   D. Produce artworks that express and represent their experiences, imagination and ideas using a range of media including new technologies.

   E. Form and express opinions about artworks and apply critical and creative thinking skills to assess 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.


I Can Statements

>>> HIGHLIGHTED items are the current Learning Targets 

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

 1 PE: I can describe the meaning of the marks I make on paper.

 2 PE: I can name and point out subject matter and details I see in art.

 3 PE: I can describe different ways that an artwork shows emotion or mood.

 4 PE: I can tell the difference between visual art forms (e.g. painting, drawing, sculpture).

 5 PE: I can identify and name materials used in art.

 6 PE: I can recognize and point out basic elements of art in my art and that of others.

 7 PE: I can explore my environment and use my experiences for art-making ideas.

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

 1 PR: I can explore and experiment with art materials and tools to create art with meaning.

 2 PR: I can create ideas and images for my art based on what I see, my memory, imagination and experiences.

 3 PR: I can use the elements and principles of art to create various kinds of artworks.

 4 PR: I can reduce objects into basic shapes and lines.

 5 PR: I can make art that includes different kinds words, symbols, images, music and movement.

 6 PR: I can create artwork that sticks to a theme.

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

 1 RE: I can describe my artwork and the effort it took to make and share it with my peers.

 2 RE: I can show confidence and pride in my art.

 3 RE: I can connect my personal experiences to what I see in works of art.

 4 RE: I can communicate the ideas and stories I see in works of art.

 5 RE: I can describe what I see and feel in selected works of art.

 6 RE: I can recognize and point out the similarities and differences between different kinds of art.

 7 RE: I can recognize that people have different opinions about art.

 8 RE: I can think and talk about why people make and enjoy works of art.



Kindergarten Art Projects

Collaborative K-6 Wing Project
Go Eagles! Mascot Collages
Spiders & Jack-O-Lanterns
 Pointillism Hand Print Fall Trees
Glittering Trees
Experiments with Printing
Vashti Dots
Adventures in Watercolor
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