Visual Arts Standards from Connecticut’s Curriculum Framework
K-12 Content Standard 1, Visual Arts: Media
Students will understand, select, and apply media, techniques and processes.
K-12 Content Standard 2, Visual Arts: Elements and Principles
Students will understand and apply elements and organizational principles of art.
K-12 Content Standard 3, Visual Arts: Content
Students will consider, select, and apply a range of subject matter, symbols and ideas.
K-12 Content Standard 4, Visual Arts: History and Cultures
Students will understand the visual arts in relation to history and cultures.
K-12 Content Standard 5: Visual Arts: Analysis, Interpretations, and Evaluation
Students will reflect upon, describe, analyze, interpret and evaluate their own and others’ work.
K-12 Content Standard 6, Visual Arts: Connections
Students will make connections between the visual arts, other disciplines and daily life.
Language Arts Standards from Connecticut’s Curriculum Framework
April 2008 ed.
Oral Language Standard 3. Communicating with Others
Students produce written, oral and visual texts to express develop and substantiate ideas and experiences.
1. Deliver an oral presentation from notes, using appropriate intonation, enunciation and phrasing that is fluent and well-modulated.
2. Provide helpful feedback to speakers concerning the quality of a speech and the speaker’s delivery.
3. Engage in oral telling of stories from a variety of cultures that use a range of strategies to make the story engaging to the audience, e.g., using dialogue and suspense; showing narrative action with movement, gestures, and expressions.
Writing Standard 4. Applying English Language Conventions
26. Include technical and content specific terms in writing.
27. Write from more than one point of view , e.g., cultural perspective for a character’s viewpoint in history or literature.