Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Arts 5

Curricular Competencies

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

  • Exploring and creating
  • Intentionally select artistic elements, processes, materials, environments, tools, and techniques to express meaning in their work
  • Create artistic works collaboratively and as an individual using ideas inspired by imagination, inquiry, experimentation, and purposeful play
  • Explore connections to identity, place, culture, and belonging through creative expression
  • Explore a range of cultures and the relationships among cultures, societies, and the arts

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Reasoning and reflecting

  • Observe, listen, describe, inquire, and predict how artists use tools, processes, materials, techniques, and environments to create and communicate
  • Develop and refine ideas, processes, and technical skills to improve the quality of artistic creations
  • Reflect on the creative process as an individual and as a group, and make connections to other experiences
  • Connect knowledge and skills from other subject areas in planning, creating, interpreting, and analyzing works of art

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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
  • Express feelings, ideas, and experiences through the arts
  • Describe and respond to works of art and 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:

  • elements and principles that together 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, and unity/variety)
  • 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 regional and national 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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