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

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

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

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

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

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

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