K-8 Grade Levels



Young children arrive in Kindergarten with widely varying knowledge in ....

iconKindergarten Visual Arts "I can ... statements"

Creating ART image

ART-00.Cr - Creating

  • ART-00.Cr.01: Anchor Standard 1 - Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work
    Engage in exploration and imaginative play with materials in response to an artistic problem.
  • ART-00.Cr.02: Anchor Standard 2 - Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
    Create art that represents natural and constructed environments through experimentation, build skills in various media and approaches to art making.
  • ART-00.Cr.03: Anchor Standard 3 - Evaluate, refine and complete artistic work.
    Explain the artistic process while making art.

Performing ART image

ART-00.Pr - Presenting

  • ART-00.Pr.04: Anchor Standard 4 - Select artistic work for presentation
    • Select art objects for personal portfolio and display, explaining why they were chosen.
  • ART-00.Pr.05: Anchor Standard 5 - Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.
    • Explain the purpose of a portfolio or collection.
  • ART-00.Pr.06: Anchor Standard 6 - Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work.
    • Explain what an art museum is and how it differs from other buildings.

Responding ART image

ART-00.Re - Responding

  • ART-00.Re.07: Anchor Standard 7 - Perceive and analyze artistic work
    • Identify uses of art within one’s personal environment.
  • ART-00.Re.08: Anchor Standard 8 - Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work
    • Identify subject matter and details in artwork.
  • ART-00.Re.09: Anchor Standard 9 - Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.
    • Explain reasons for selecting a preferred artwork.

Connecting ART image

ART-00.Cn Connecting

  • ART-00.Cn.10: Anchor Standard 10 - Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
    • Create art that tells a story about a personal experience.
  • ART-00.Cn.11: Anchor Standard 11 - Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding.
    • Identify a purpose of an artwork.