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Using the State Curriculum: Visual Arts, Grade 2

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Perceiving and Responding: Aesthetic Education:

Visual Arts:

Standard 1.0 Perceiving and Responding: Aesthetic Education

Students will demonstrate the ability to perceive, interpret, and respond to ideas, experiences, and the environment through visual art.

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Objectives
  1. Describe colors, lines, shapes, textures, forms, and space found in observed objects and the environment
  2. Represent observed physical qualities of people, animals, and objects in the environment using color, line, shape, texture, form, and space

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  • 2. Identify and compare ways in which selected artworks represent what people see, know, feel, and imagine
Objectives
  1. Describe how artists use color, line, shape, texture, form, and space to represent what people, see, know, feel, and imagine
  2. Use color, line, shape, texture, form, and space to represent ideas visually from observation, memory, and imagination

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Objectives
  1. Identify how the elements of art and principles of design are used to communicate personal meaning in visual compositions
  2. Select and use principles of design, such as pattern, contrast, repetition, and balance, to give personal meaning to visual compositions

August 25, 2008