School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Visual Arts, Grade K


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.



  • 2. Identify and compare ways in which selected artworks represent what people see, know, feel, and imagine
  1. Describe the subject matter of various works of art
  2. Use color, line, shape, and texture to represent ideas visually from observation, memory, and imagination


  1. Explore and discuss how color, line, shape, and texture are used in artworks
  2. Create artworks that use color, line, shape, and texture to express personal ideas

August 25, 2008