Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Arts 6

Curricular Competencies

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

Exploring and creating

Intentionally select and apply materials, environments, tools, and principles to combine and arrange artistic elements, processes, and techniques in art making

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

Explore relationships between identity, place, culture, society, and belonging through the arts

Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of personal, social, cultural, and historical contexts in relation to the arts

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Reasoning and reflecting

Research, describe, interpret, and evaluate how artists use tools, processes, materials, and environments

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

Interpret creative works using knowledge and skills from various subject areas

Reflect on works of art and the creative process to understand artists’ motivations and meanings

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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

Take creative risks to express feelings, ideas, and experiences

Describe, interpret, and respond to works to 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:

purposeful application of elements and principles to 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, unity/variety, and harmony)
  • 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 national and international works of art and artistic traditions from diverse cultures, communities, times, and places, including traditional and contemporary Aboriginal arts and arts-making processes
  • ethical issues and personal responsibility associated with creating and performing in the arts

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