Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Arts 5

Curricular Competencies

Students will be able to use the creative process to create and respond to the arts:

Exploring and creating

Intentionally select artistic elements, processes, materials, environments, tools, and techniques to express meaning in their work

Create artistic works collaboratively and as an individual using ideas inspired by imagination, inquiry, experimentation, and purposeful play

Explore connections to identity, place, culture, and belonging through creative expression

Explore a range of cultures and the relationships among cultures, societies, and the arts

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Reasoning and reflecting

Observe, listen, describe, inquire, and predict how artists use tools, processes, materials, techniques, and environments to create and communicate

Develop and refine ideas, processes, and technical skills to improve the quality of artistic creations

Reflect on the creative process as an individual and as a group, and make connections to other experiences

Connect knowledge and skills from other subject areas in planning, creating, interpreting, and analyzing works of art

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Communicating and documenting

Adapt learned skills, understandings, and processes for use in new contexts and for different purposes and audiences

Interpret and communicate ideas using symbols and elements to express meaning through the arts

Express feelings, ideas, and experiences through the arts

Describe and respond to works of art and explore artists’ intent

Experience, document, perform, and share creative works in a variety of ways

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Students will know and understand the following Content:

elements and principles that together create meaning in the arts, including but not limited to:

  • drama: relationships, role, setting, and character through space, action, mood, and vocalizations
  • visual art: line, shape, space, texture, colour, form, tone, principles of design (pattern, repetition, balance, contrast, emphasis, rhythm, and unity/variety)

materials, tools, strategies, techniques, and technologies to support the creative process

notation to represent ideas, elements, and actions

symbols and metaphors to explore ideas and perspectives

a variety of regional and national works of art and artistic traditions from diverse cultures, communities, times, and places, including traditional and contemporary Aboriginal arts and arts-making processes

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