Outcome Chart - Alberta - Art Level 3 (Grades 5-6)

Reflection

Overall Expectations

APPRECIATION: Students will interpret artworks literally.

Specific Expectations

A. Artistic style affects the emotional impact of an artwork.

B. An artwork can be analyzed for the meaning of its visible components and their interrelationships.

C. Artworks contain symbolic representations of a subject or theme.

D. Artworks can be appreciated at many different levels, literal and symbolic.

MediaSmarts Resources

Advertising All Around Us

Avatars and Body Image

Earth Day: Maps as Media

Freedom to Smoke

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 1: Messages About Drinking

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 2: Young Drinkers

Looking at Food Advertising

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 4: Media have commercial implications

Media literacy key concepts lesson 6: Each medium is a unique aesthetic form

Mirror Image

Prejudice and Body Image

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

The True Story

TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?

You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick 

Expression

Overall Expectations

PURPOSE 1: Students will record or document activities, people and discoveries.

Specific Expectations

C. Family groups and people relationships can be recorded visually.

MediaSmarts Resources

Female Action Heroes

Girls and Boys on Television

TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible? 

Overall Expectations

PURPOSE 2: Students will illustrate or tell a story.

Specific Expectations

C. Material from any subject discipline can be illustrated visually.

D. Slogans, causes and promotions can be told visually.

MediaSmarts Resources

Elections and the Media

Freedom to Smoke

Junk Food Jungle

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 1: Messages About Drinking

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 2: Young Drinkers

Looking at Food Advertising

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 4: Media have commercial implications

Mirror Image

The True Story

Tobacco Labels

TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?

You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick 

Overall Expectations

PURPOSE 4: Students will express a feeling or a message.

Specific Expectations

A .Feelings and moods can be interpreted visually.

B. Specific messages, beliefs and interests can be interpreted visually, or symbolized.

MediaSmarts Resources

Avatars and Body Image

Cop Shows

Elections and the Media

Female Action Heroes

Image Gap

Looks Good Enough to Eat

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 3: Audiences negotiate meaning

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 5: Media have social and political implications

Mirror Image

Stereotyping and Bias

The Anatomy of Cool

The True Story 

Overall Expectations

PURPOSE 5: Students will create an original composition, object or space based on supplied motivation.

Specific Expectations

A. Outside stimulation from sources such as music, literature, photographs, film, creative movement, drama, television and computers can be interpreted visually.

MediaSmarts Resources

Avatars and Body Image

Comic Book Characters

Earth Day: Maps as Media

Elections and the Media

Healthy Food Web

Humour on Television

Images of Learning

Looks Good Enough to Eat

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts lesson 6: Each medium is a unique aesthetic form

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

Tobacco Labels

TV Stereotypes

Writing a Newspaper Article

You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick 

Overall Expectations

SUBJECT MATTER:

Students will develop themes, with an emphasis on social concerns, based on:

A. Plants and animals

B. Environments and places

C. Manufactured or human-made things

D. Fantasy

E. People

MediaSmarts Resources

Avatars and Body Image

Comic Book Characters

Earth Day: Maps as Media

Elections and the Media

Healthy Food Web

Humour on Television

Images of Learning

Looks Good Enough to Eat

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts lesson 6: Each medium is a unique aesthetic form

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

Tobacco Labels

TV Stereotypes

Writing a Newspaper Article

You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick 

Overall Expectations

MEDIA AND TECHNIQUES:

Students will use media and techniques, with an emphasis on exploration and direct methods in drawing, painting, print making, sculpture, fabric arts, photography and technographic arts.

Specific Expectations

F. Photography and Technographic Arts

Take advantage of the visual art implications of any available technological device, and explore the potential of emerging technologies.

Included at this level, and advancing from previous grades:

  • simple camera used for specific
  • purposes such as close-ups, medium
  • shots, long shots of same subject
  • matter; various viewpoints, action, composition
  • computer and computer software
  • package and input devices, such as
  • light pen, the mouse and tablets, to
  • explore, design, compose, animate and
  • program to make geometric shapes and
  • designs
  • emerging new technologies, as available and applicable.

MediaSmarts Resources

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Cop Shows

Female Action Heroes

Images of Learning

Media literacy key concepts lesson 6: Each medium is a unique aesthetic form

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

Video Production of a Newscast

You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick