Outcome Chart - Manitoba - Visual Arts 5-8

Understanding Art in Context

Overall Expectations

Students demonstrate understanding of the roles, purposes, and meanings of the visual arts in the lives of individuals and in communities.

Specific Expectations

  • Demonstrate understanding of the multiple roles and purposes of art and design in society (e.g., personal fulfillment, social commentary, religious expression, commercial persuasion, status)
  • demonstrate understanding of the intended meanings and/or purposes of artworks encountered in own viewing and artmaking experiences
  • demonstrate understanding of ways in which art reflects and influences the identity of individuals and groups

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