First-Grade Art Learning Objectives
is at the heart of the visual arts curriculum. Students learn to work
with various tools, processes and media. They learn to make choices that
enhance the communication of their ideas. Students learn to make
critical judgments as they develop aesthetic perception by interacting
with works of art and becoming knowledgeable about history and world
Media, Tools, Methods
Principles and Elements
- Use various controlled brush techniques.
- Identify both organic and geometric shapes.
- Combine primary colors to create secondary colors.
- Make colors darker and lighter.
- Recognize and describe differences in textures that are touched and seen.
- Recognize the differences between two-dimensional and three-dimensional works.
- Recognize positive and negative shapes.
- Use shapes to develop an overall pattern.
- Differentiate between tint and shade.
- Describe how color is affected by atmosphere.
- Emphasize textures in various three-dimensional objects.
general subjects, categories and motifs found in works of art (e.g.
landscape, still life, portraits, shelters and seasons).
- Identify and discuss visual images in society that are used as means of communication.
- Examine the visual qualities of constructed products.
- Describe and identify the effects works of art may have on people.
- Illustrate how responses to artworks can be both positive and negative.