Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Arts 2

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 personal experience, community, and culture through arts activities

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Reasoning and reflecting

  • Observe and describe how artists use tools, processes, and materials
  • Develop and refine ideas to make connections and observations
  • Practise processes and technical skills to develop artistic abilities
  • 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 creative works
  • 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:

  • drama: relationships, role, 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, processes, techniques, and technologies to support arts activities
  • symbols as expressions of specific meaning
  • a variety of local 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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