National Core Arts Standards: Media Arts — Grade 8


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MA:Cn10.1a.8

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

MA:Cn10.1b.8

Explain and demonstrate how media artworks expand meaning and knowledge, and create cultural experiences, such as local and global events.

MA:Cn11.1a.8

Demonstrate and explain how media artworks and ideas relate to various contexts, purposes, and values, such as democracy, environment, and connecting people and places.

MA:Cn11.1b.8

Analyze and responsibly interact with media arts tools, environments, legal, and technological contexts, considering ethics, media literacy, social media, and virtual worlds.

MA:Cr1.1.8

Generate ideas, goals, and solutions for original media artworks through application of focused creative processes, such as divergent thinking and experimenting.

MA:Cr2.1.8

Structure and critique ideas, plans, prototypes, and production processes for media arts productions, considering intent, resources, and the presentation context

MA:Cr3.1a.8

Implement production processes to integrate content and stylistic conventions for determined meaning in media arts productions, demonstrating understanding of associated principles, such as theme and unity.

MA:Cr3.1b.8

Refine and modify media artworks, improving technical quality and intentionally accentuating selected expressive and stylistic elements, to reflect an understanding of purpose, audience, and place.

MA:Pr4.1.8

Integrate multiple contents and forms into unified media arts productions that convey specific themes or ideas, such as interdisciplinary projects, or multimedia theatre.

MA:Pr5.1a.8

Demonstrate a defined range of artistic, design, technical, and soft skills, through performing specified roles in producing media artworks, such as strategizing and collaborative communication.

MA:Pr5.1b.8

Demonstrate a defined range of creative and adaptive innovation abilities, such as divergent solutions and bending conventions, in developing new solutions for identified problems within and through media arts productions.

MA:Pr5.1c.8

Demonstrate adaptability using tools, techniques and content in standard and experimental ways to communicate intent in the production of media artworks.

MA:Pr6.1a.8

Design the presentation and distribution of media artworks through multiple formats and/or contexts.

MA:Pr6.1b.8

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

MA:Re7.1a.8

Compare, contrast, and analyze the qualities of and relationships between the components and style in media artworks.

MA:Re7.1b.8

Compare, contrast, and analyze how various forms, methods, and styles in media artworks manage audience experience and create intention.

MA:Re8.1.8

Analyze the intent and meanings of a variety of media artworks, focusing on intentions, forms, and various contexts.

MA:Re9.1.8

Evaluate media art works and production processes with developed criteria, considering context and artistic goals.