RHODE ISLAND ART STANDARDS AND BENCHMARKS
VA C1 CREATION/PERFORMANCE:
All students will engage in self or group expression by creating original or interpreting works of art.
STANDARD 1, BENCHMARK 1: Apply knowledge of concepts and structures to create original and interpretive works of art
STANDARD 1, BENCHMARK 2: Apply knowledge of media, tools, techniques and processes to create original and interpretive works of art
STANDARD 1 , BENCHMARK 3: Perform or exhibit a varied repertoire of artistic works in a variety of settings
VA C2 PERCEPTION:
All students will observe and experience objects and ideas through a multitude of senses and form a sophisticated, informed response
STANDARD 2, BENCHMARK 1: Establish and explain criteria for analysis and interpretation of works of art
STANDARD 2, BENCHMARK 2 : Reflect on criteria that is used to determine value in works of art.
STANDARD 2, BENCHMARK 3: Engage in the process of critique in order to assist in the development of one's own art work and that of others
STANDARD 2, BENCHMARK 4: Experience a variety of artistic presentations in a variety of settings
VA C3 CONTEXT:
All students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationships within personal, social, cultural and historical contexts
STANDARD 3, BENCHMARK 1: Relate works of art to their historical and cultural setting
STANDARD 3, BENCHMARK 2: Demonstrate a connection to their personal lives through artistic expression
STANDARD 3, BENCHMARK 3: Demonstrate an understanding of how the arts influence society, and how society influences the arts
VA C4 TOOLS:
All students will develop the ability to communicate in the language of art forms through the study and use of appropriate vocabulary, materials, tools and techniques.
STANDARD 4, BENCHMARK 1: Demonstrate facility in the identification and use of a variety of vocabulary, materials, tools and techniques.
STANDARD 4, BENCHMARK 2: Demonstrate the selection of tools appropriate to purpose, message and audience
VA C5 INTEGRATION:
All students relate arts knowledge and skills within and across the arts and other content areas.
STANDARD 5, BENCHMARK 1: Apply process and knowledge from and to other content areas and across the arts.
STANDARD 5, BENCHMARK 2: Demonstrate an understanding of how the arts are present in the workplace