National Core Arts Standards: Media Arts — Grade 5

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Access and use internal and external resources to create media artworks, such as interests, knowledge, and experiences.


Examine and show how media artworks form meanings, situations, and cultural experiences, such as news and cultural events.


Research and show how media artworks and ideas relate to personal, social and community life, such as exploring commercial and information purposes, history, and ethics.


Examine, discuss and interact appropriately with media arts tools and environments, considering ethics, rules, and media literacy.


Envision original ideas and innovations for media artworks using personal experiences and/or the work of others.


Develop, present, and test ideas, plans, models, and proposals for media arts productions, considering the artistic goals and audience.


Create content and combine components to convey expression, purpose, and meaning in a variety of media arts productions, utilizing sets of associated principles, such as emphasis and exaggeration.


Determine how elements and components can be altered for clear communication and intentional effects, and refine media artworks to improve clarity and purpose


Create media artworks through the integration of multiple contents and forms, such as a media broadcast.


Enact various roles to practice fundamental ability in artistic, design, technical, and soft skills, such as formal technique, production, and collaboration in media arts productions


Practice fundamental creative and innovative abilities, such as expanding conventions, in addressing problems within and through media arts productions


Examine how tools and techniques could be used in standard and experimental ways in constructing media artworks.


Compare qualities and purposes of presentation formats, and fulfill a role and associated processes in presentation and/or distribution of media artworks.


Compare results of and improvements for presenting media artworks


Identify, describe, and differentiate how message and meaning are created by components in media artworks


Identify, describe, and differentiate how various forms, methods, and styles in media artworks manage audience experience.


Determine and compare personal and group interpretations of a variety of media artworks, considering their intention and context.


Determine and apply criteria for evaluating media artworks and production processes, considering context, and practicing constructive feedback.