National Core Arts Standards: Visual Arts — Grade 1


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VA:Cn10.1.1a

Identify times, places, and reasons by which students make art outside of school.

VA:Cn11.1.1a

Understand that people from different places and times have made art for a variety of reasons

VA:Cr1.1.1a

Engage collaboratively in exploration and imaginative play with materials.

VA:Cr1.2.1a

Use observation and investigation in preparation for making a work of art.

VA:Cr2.1.1a

Explore uses of materials and tools to create works of art or design.

VA:Cr2.2.1a

Demonstrate safe and proper procedures for using materials, tools, and equipment while making art.

VA:Cr2.3.1a

Identify and classify uses of everyday objects through drawings, diagrams, sculptures, or other visual means.

VA:Cr3.1.1a

Use art vocabulary to describe choices while creating art

VA:Pr4.1.1a

Explain why some objects, artifacts, and artwork are valued over others

VA:Pr5.1.1a

Ask and answer questions such as where, when, why, and how artwork should be prepared for presentation or preservation.

VA:Pr6.1.1a

Identify the roles and responsibilities of people who work in and visit museums and other art venues.

VA:Re.7.1.1a

Select and describe works of art that illustrate daily life experiences of ones self and others.

VA:Re.7.2.1a

Compare images that represent the same subject.

VA:Re8.1.1a

Interpret art by categorizing subject matter and identifying the characteristics of form.

VA:Re9.1.1a

Classify artwork based on different reasons for preferences.