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Standard Identifier: 4.VA:Cr1.1

Grade: 4
Discipline: Visual Arts
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standard: 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work

Enduring Understanding: 1.1 Creativity and innovative thinking are essential life skills that can be developed.
Essential Question(s): What conditions, attitudes, and behaviors support creativity and innovative thinking? What factors prevent or encourage people to take creative risks? How does collaboration expand the creative process?
Process Component(s): Imagine, Plan, Make

Performance Standard(s):
Brainstorm individual and collaborative approaches to a creative art or design problem.

Standard Identifier: 4.VA:Cr1.2

Grade: 4
Discipline: Visual Arts
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standard: 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work

Enduring Understanding: 1.2 Artists and designers shape artistic investigations, following or breaking with traditions in pursuit of creative artmaking goals.
Essential Question(s): How does knowing the contexts, histories, and traditions of art forms help us create works of art and design? Why do artists follow or break from established traditions? How do artists determine what resources and criteria are needed to formulate artistic
Process Component(s): Imagine, Plan, Make

Performance Standard(s):
Collaboratively set goals and create artwork that is meaningful and has purpose to the makers.

Standard Identifier: 4.VA:Cr2.1

Grade: 4
Discipline: Visual Arts
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standard: 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work

Enduring Understanding: 2.1 Artists and designers experiment with forms, structures, materials, concepts, media, and art-making approaches.
Essential Question(s): How do artists work? How do artists and designers determine whether a particular direction in their work is effective? How do artists and designers learn from trial and error?
Process Component(s): Investigate

Performance Standard(s):
Explore and invent art-making techniques and approaches.

Standard Identifier: 4.VA:Cr2.2

Grade: 4
Discipline: Visual Arts
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standard: 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work

Enduring Understanding: 2.2 Artists and designers balance experimentation and safety, freedom and responsibility while developing and creating artworks.
Essential Question(s): How do artists and designers care for and maintain materials, tools, and equipment? Why is it important for safety and health to understand and follow correct procedures in handling materials, tools, and equipment? What responsibilities come with the free
Process Component(s): Investigate

Performance Standard(s):
When making works of art, utilize and care for materials, tools, and equipment in a manner that prevents danger to oneself and others.

Standard Identifier: 4.VA:Cr2.3

Grade: 4
Discipline: Visual Arts
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standard: 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work

Enduring Understanding: 2.3 People create and interact with objects, places, and design that define, shape, enhance, and empower their lives.
Essential Question(s): How do objects, places, and design shape lives and communities? How do artists and designers determine goals for designing or redesigning objects, places, or systems? How do artists and designers create works of art or design that communicate effectively?
Process Component(s): Investigate

Performance Standard(s):
Document, describe, and represent regional constructed environments.

Standard Identifier: 4.VA:Cr3

Grade: 4
Discipline: Visual Arts
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standard: 3: Refine and complete artistic work

Enduring Understanding: Artists and designers develop excellence through practice and constructive critique to reflect on, revise, and refine work over time.
Essential Question(s): What role does persistence play in revising, refining, and developing work? How do artists grow and become accomplished in art forms? How does collaboratively reflecting on a work help us experience it more completely?
Process Component(s): Reflect, Refine, Revise

Performance Standard(s):
Revise artwork in progress on the basis of insights gained through peer discussion.

Standard Identifier: 5.VA:Cr3

Grade: 5
Discipline: Visual Arts
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standard: 3: Refine and complete artistic work

Enduring Understanding: Artists and designers develop excellence through practice and constructive critique to reflect on, revise, and refine work over time.
Essential Question(s): What role does persistence play in revising, refining, and developing work? How do artists grow and become accomplished in art forms? How does collaboratively reflecting on a work help us experience it more completely?
Process Component(s): Reflect, Refine, Revise

Performance Standard(s):
Use art vocabulary to describe personal choices in artmaking and in creating artist statements.

Standard Identifier: 5.VA:Cr2.3

Grade: 5
Discipline: Visual Arts
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standard: 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work

Enduring Understanding: 2.3 People create and interact with objects, places, and design that define, shape, enhance, and empower their lives.
Essential Question(s): How do objects, places, and design shape lives and communities? How do artists and designers determine goals for designing or redesigning objects, places, or systems? How do artists and designers create works of art or design that communicate effectively?
Process Component(s): Investigate

Performance Standard(s):
Identify, describe, and visually document places and/or objects of personal significance.

Standard Identifier: 5.VA:Cr2.2

Grade: 5
Discipline: Visual Arts
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standard: 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work

Enduring Understanding: 2.2 Artists and designers balance experimentation and safety, freedom and responsibility while developing and creating artworks.
Essential Question(s): How do artists and designers care for and maintain materials, tools, and equipment? Why is it important for safety and health to understand and follow correct procedures in handling materials, tools, and equipment? What responsibilities come with the free
Process Component(s): Investigate

Performance Standard(s):
Demonstrate quality craftsmanship through care for and use of materials, tools, and equipment.

Standard Identifier: 5.VA:Cr2.1

Grade: 5
Discipline: Visual Arts
Artistic Process: Creating
Anchor Standard: 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work

Enduring Understanding: 2.1 Artists and designers experiment with forms, structures, materials, concepts, media, and art-making approaches.
Essential Question(s): How do artists work? How do artists and designers determine whether a particular direction in their work is effective? How do artists and designers learn from trial and error?
Process Component(s): Investigate

Performance Standard(s):
Experiment and develop skills in multiple art-making techniques and approaches through practice.

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