Visual Art 2202

Understanding and Connecting Contexts of Time, Place and Community

Overall Expectations:

GCO 3: Students will be expected to demonstrate critical awareness of and the value for the role of the arts in creating and reflecting culture

Specific Expectations:

  • 7.0 Identify and discuss the role of visual art in their personal life, community and society
  • 8.0 Explore art as a means to evoke emotions, and communicate and/or challenge beliefs and opinions

MediaSmarts Resources

Advertising and Male Violence
Art Exchange
Bias
Challenging Hate Online
Hype!
Magazine Production
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate
Political Cartoons
Remixing Media
Sex in Advertising
The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Overall Expectations:

GCO 4: Students will be expected to respect the contributions of individuals and cultural groups in local and global contexts, and value the arts as a record of human experiences and expression

Specific Expectations:

  • 10.0 Identify, analyze, and create art works inspired by a variety of cultural, socio-economic and national origins
  • 11.0 Demonstrate an understanding of how individual and societal values affect our response to visual art.

MediaSmarts Resources

Bias
Crime in the News
Hype!
Magazine Production
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
Political Cartoons
Remixing Media
Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Overall Expectations:

GCO 5: Students will be expected to examine the relationship among the arts, societies and environments.

Specific Expectations:

  • 12.0 Explore and integrate other art disciplines in the creation of visual art
  • 13.0 Examine and debate the legal, moral and ethical issues of art creation

MediaSmarts Resources

Advertising and Male Violence
Art Exchange
Hype!
Magazine Production
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey
Political Cartoons
Remixing Media
The Blockbuster Movie
The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising
Violence on Television

 

 

Perceiving, Reflecting and Responding

Overall Expectations:

GCO 6. Students will be expected to apply critical thinking and problem-solving strategies to reflect on and respond to their own and others’ expressive work

Specific Expectations:

  • 14.0 Demonstrate informed and independent thinking when responding to art works.
  • 15.0 Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving strategies in resolving visual design challenges

MediaSmarts Resources

Art Exchange
Bias
Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
Hype!
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
Political Cartoons
Remixing Media

Overall Expectations:

GCO 7: Students will be expected to understand the role of technologies in creating and responding to expressive works.

Specific Expectations:

  • 17.0 Investigate the role/impact of technology in the visual arts

MediaSmarts Resources

Advertising and Male Violence
Bias
Crime in the News
Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
Hype!
Magazine Production
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate
Political Cartoons
Remixing Media
The Blockbuster Movie

Overall Expectations:

GCO 8: Students will be expected to analyse the relationship between artistic intent and the expressive work.

Specific Expectations:

  • 19.0 Explore the relationship between an art work and its audience.
  • 20.0 Explore the relationship between intention and outcomes in their own and others’ work

MediaSmarts Resources

Bias
Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
Hype!
Magazine Production
Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
Online Cultures and Values
Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate
Political Cartoons
Remixing Media
The Blockbuster Movie
The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising