Art education covers understanding how things are presented visually, knowing what makes beautiful art and creative problem solving. In Grade 1, children begin to learn words used to describe art. They become familiar with art in the larger world.
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Wisconsin’s Model Academic Standards for Art and Design include the fine arts such as drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture; the design arts such as architecture, graphic design, product design, urban planning, and media arts; art and society areas such as mass media, popular culture, folk arts, and crafts; as well as visual literacy applications like maps, charts, graphs, diagrams, models, and scientific graphics.
- Basic art concepts and vocabulary
- Creating quality artwork that demonstrates creative thinking and problem-solving
- Connecting art with culture, community and history