National Core Arts Standards: Media Arts — Grade 7

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Access, evaluate and use internal and external resources to inform the creation of media artworks, such as experiences, interests, research, and exemplary works.


Explain and show how media artworks form new meanings and knowledge, situations, and cultural experiences, such as learning, and new information


Research and demonstrate how media artworks and ideas relate to various situations, purposes and values, such as community, vocations, and social media.


Analyze and responsibly interact with media arts tools and environments, considering copyright, ethics, media literacy, and social media.


Produce a variety of ideas and solutions for media artworks through application of chosen inventive processes, such as concept modeling and prototyping.


Design, propose, and evaluate artistic ideas, plans, prototypes, and production processes for media arts productions, considering expressive intent and resources.


Coordinate production processes to integrate content and components for determined purpose and meaning in media arts productions, demonstrating understanding of associated principles, such as narrative structures and composition.


Improve and refine media artworks by intentionally emphasizing particular expressive elements to reflect an understanding of purpose, audience, or place.


Integrate multiple contents and forms into unified media arts productions that convey consistent perspectives and narratives, such as an interactive video game.


Exhibit an increasing set of artistic, design, technical, and soft skills through performing various roles in producing media artworks, such as creative problem solving and organizing.


Exhibit an increasing set of creative and adaptive innovation abilities, such as exploratory processes, in developing solutions within and through media arts productions.


Demonstrate adaptability using tools and techniques in standard and experimental ways to achieve an assigned purpose in constructing media artworks.


Evaluate various presentation formats in order to fulfill various tasks and defined processes in the presentation and/or distribution of media artworks


Evaluate the results of and improvements for presenting media artworks, considering impacts on personal growth.


Describe, compare, and analyze the qualities of and relationships between the components in media artworks.


Describe, compare, and analyze how various forms, methods, and styles in media artworks interact with personal preferences in influencing audience experience.


Analyze the intent and meaning of a variety of media artworks, using self developed criteria.


Develop and apply criteria to evaluate various media artworks and production processes, considering context, and practicing constructive feedback.