Visual Arts

Curriculum Map: Visual Arts Third Grade


A study of the visual arts concentrating on the creation of two-dimensional student projects that reflect the basic elements of art (line, color, shape, value, space, and texture). Art history components included emphasize, but are not limited to, Pennsylvania artists. Multicultural art forms are introduced and explored as appropriate

Art Production

Know and use the elements and principles of the art form to create works in the arts
Recognize, know, use and demonstrate a variety of appropriate arts elements and principles to produce, review and revise original works in the arts
Know and use traditional and contemporary technologies for producing, performing, and exhibiting works in the arts or the works of others

Art Historical and Cultural Contexts

Relate works in the arts to geographical regions: Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America, and South America
Know how to recognize and identify similar and different characteristics among works in the arts
Know that works in the arts can be described by using the arts elements, principles and concepts