Academic Standards for
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National Art Standards

Fourth Grade Content Standard #1: Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes.
Achievement Standard:

  • Students know the differences between materials, techniques, and processes.
  • Students describe how different materials, techniques, and processes cause different responses.
  • Students use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.
  • Students use art materials and tools in a safe and responsible manner.

Content Standard #3: Choosing and evaluating a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas.
Achievement Standard:

  • Students explore and understand prospective content for works of art.
  • Students select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning.

Content Standard #4: Understanding the visual arts in relation to history and cultures.
Achievement Standard:

  • Students know that the visual arts have both a history and specific relationships to various cultures.
  • Students identify specific works of art as belonging to particular cultures, times, and places.
  • Students demonstrate how history, culture, and the visual arts can influence each other in making and studying works of art.

Content Standard #6: Making connections between visual arts and other disciplines.
Achievement Standard:

  • Students understand and use similarities and differences between characteristics of the visual arts and other arts disciplines.
  • Students identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum.