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Kindergarten GPS

Kindergarten GPS

VAKMC.! Engages in the creative process to generate and visualize ideas.

               a. Participates in group brainstorming activity to generate ideas.

               b. Verbally expresses individual ideas, thoughts, and feelings.

VAKMC.2  Formulates personal responses.

               a. Generates visual images my manipulating art materials.

               b. Mentally recalls and produces visual images (e.g., people, places, animals, things, locations, events, actions)

                    using a variety of art materials.

               c. Makes connections between visual images and personal experiences.

VAKMC. 3  Selects and uses subject matter, symbols, and/or ideas to communicate meaning.

                a. Uses pictures to tell a story.

                b. Understands that symbols can convey different kinds of meaning.

                c. Looks at objects and thinks about ideas in relationship to one another and observes relationships in works of art.

VAKU.1  Identifies artists and offers ideas about what art is and who artist are.

                a. Recognizes self as an artist.

                b.  Identifies artists in his/her community.

                c.  Understands own ideas as unique to him/her.

VAKCU.2  Views and discusses selected artworks.

               a. Talks about artworks of significant artists that have recognizable subjects and themes.

               b.  Discusses art from a variety of world cultures.

               c.  Recognizes the unique contributions of Georgia artis and art forms.

               d.  Points out clues in selected artworks that determine time and place.

VAKPR.1   Creates artworks based on personal experience and selected themes.

              a. Creates artworks to express individual ideas, thoughts, and feelings from memory, imagination, and observation.

              b.  Creates artworks emphasizing one or more elements of art (line, shape, form, visual texture, color, value, and space.)

              c. Combines materials in new and inventive ways to make a finished work of art.

VAKPR.2  Understands and applies media, techniques, and processes of two-dimensional works of art

                (e.g. drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media) and using tools and materials in a safe and appropriate manner to

                develop skills.

                a. Attempts to fill the space in an art composition.

                b.  Creates drawings with a variety of media (e.g. pencils, crayons, pastels)

                c.  Draws a variety of lines (e.g., straight, curved, angled, broken, thick, and thin)

                      and shapes (e.g., geometric, organic/free form shapes.)

                d.  Creates lines with a variety of media and art tools (e.g., pencils, crayons, scissors, paint brushes, found objects.)

                e.  Creates paintings with a variety of media (e.g., finger-paint, tempera, watercolor>0

                f.  Uses  color to express thoughts, feelings, and ideas.

               g.  Mixes colors to make new colors.

               h.  Explores printmaking using a variety of stamping texhniques (e.g., thumbprints, cardboard, sponge, found objects.)

               i.   Uses an awareness of pattern and texture to create a print.

               j.  Develops manual dexterity thorugh craft techniques (e.g., collage, stitchery, weaving.)

VAKPR. 3  Understands and applies media, techniques, and processes of three-dimensional works of art

                   (e.g., ceramics, sculpture, crafts, and mixed-media) using tools and materials in a safe

                     and appropriate manner to develop skills.

                a.  Makes pots and/or forms using pinch construction.

                b.  Incorporates texture into a design.

                c.  Employs simple construction techniques.

                d.  Recognizes form as not flat.

                e.  Demonstrates that shapes can be put together to make new shapes or forms.

                f.  Creates somposition using traditional and/or contemporary craft materisals and methods

                     (e.g., paper sculpture, found object, sculpture, jewelry.)

VAKPR. 4   Participates in appropriate exhibitions(s) of artworks.

                a. Develops title for finished work.

                b.  Views and discusses displayed artwork.

VAKAR.1   Discusses his or her own artwork and the artwork of others.

                a.  Shows an interest in art.

                b. Describes his or her artwork, revealing media subject and story.

                c.  Compares and contrasts artworks based on subject, theme, and/or elements.

                d.  Expresses preference for one or two or three artworks (reproductions.)

                e.  Uses art terms with emphasis on the elements of art: line, shape, form, space, visual texture, color and value.

                f.  Identifies and names lines (e.g., straight, curved, broken, zigzag, spiral, scalloped, thick and thin.)

                g.  Recognizes organic shapes and names of geometric shapes.

                h.  Correctly names colors.

                i.  Lists primary colors.

                j.  Names geometric forms (e.g., spheres, cubes.)

                k.  Identifies relationships of placement in space

                      (e.g., beside/overlapping, above/below, close/far, right/left, top/bottom, front/back, under/over.

                l.  Identifies space as empty or crowded.

                m.  Identifies texture as the way something feels.

                n.  Names a variety of textures (e.g., smooth, rought, hard, soft).

                o.  Identifies how elements of art communicate specific feeling.

                p.  Describes how repeated colors, lines, shapes, forms, or textures make pattern in an artwork.

VAKAR.2  Utilizes a variety of approaches to understand and critique works of art.

                a.  Poses questions and gathers information from works of art.

                b.  Reads meaning through interpretation of ideas, thoughts, and feelings expressed in artwork.

                c.  Connects life experience to artwork.

VAKC.1  Applies information from other disciplines to enhance the understanding and production of artworks.

                a.  Explores universal concepts (e.g., pattern, balance) and creates artworks inspired by ideas

                     from literature, science, music and/or math.

                b.  Creates works of art inspired by universal themes (e.g., self, family, community, world).

VAKC. 2   Develops life skills through the study and production of art.

                a.  Understands learning goals for artwork and evaluates when goals are met.

                b.  Adapts to change.

ESOL Standard 1: ESOL students communicate for social,

intercultural, and instructional purposes within the school setting.