Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Arts K

Curricular Competencies

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

Exploring and creating

Explore artistic elements, processes, materials, tools, and techniques

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

Explore artistic expressions of self, community, and culture through creative processes

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Reasoning and reflecting

Observe and describe how artists use tools, processes, and materials

Develop ideas to make connections and observations

Practise processes and technical skills in a variety of art forms to nurture motivation, development, and imagination

Reflect on the creative process and make connections to other experiences

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Communicating and documenting

Interpret symbols and how they express meaning through the arts

Express feelings, ideas, stories, observations, and experiences through the arts

Describe and respond to works of art

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 in the arts, including but not limited to:

    visual art: line, shape, space, texture, colour, principles of design (pattern, repetition)

materials, tools, processes, and techniques to support arts activities

symbols as expressions of meaning

a variety of local works of art and artistic traditions, including traditional and contemporary Aboriginal arts and arts-making processes

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