Advanced Art Grades 9-12

Performing and Creating
1-611-7a. Communicate ideas using new and traditional materials at a high level of effectiveness, dealing with more complex examples of art in increasingly sophisticated ways.Explore different technology and media in a chosen area of study.
1-617b. Integrate learned and advanced techniques and forms to create a work of art in a desired medium.Through critique and discussion, demonstrate ability to process reasons for creating a piece of art.
1-63-6,81-51-4c. Demonstrate the ability to express ideas through visual arts, discussion, and writing.
1-64,5,841,6d. Develop and refine personal artistic skills and self-expression through selected projects.Use and explore new and traditional mediums and processes in developing a viable portfolio.
1064,81e. Demonstrate the capacity for creative thought, abstract problem solving, and sequential decision-making as the learning process is applied to the creation of works of art.Investigate careers or post secondary courses that are related to the student’s choice of mediums.
1-741-61-8f. Set, pursue, and readily adjust art-making goals by recognizing and judging new possibilities as they emerge.Collaborate with others when developing and creating a piece of art. • Explore opportunities to exhibit work.
History and Culture
71-91-64-6a. Research and discuss the varied roles of ritual and tradition in artResearch, study, and compare a similar art form from two cultures.
1-91-52-6b. Identify relationships between artists, historical periods, and the creation of different pieces of artCompare and contrast students’ artwork with important historical artwork.
71-91,2,43-5c. Recognize that personal opinions are a reflection of the student’s past experiences and culturesIdentify universal themes throughout various historical periods, and the influences on the creation of different pieces of art.
1-91-62-7d. Investigate the relationships among the related art fields, the individual, society, community, and the environmentVisit art shows, museums, galleries, or studios.
e. Identify universal themes and how they are reflected in works of art

*Prerequisites: Credit with grade C or higher in Introduction and Intermediate Art or instructor’s permission

Evaluation and Analysis
1-81-55a. Examine historical and contemporary works of art
1-81-5b. Analyze principles and interpret meaning in an increasingly sophisticated wayUse description, analysis, interpretation, and judgement to critique art
3-73-54,5c. Respect the opinions of others concerning art work
4,81-51,2,6,7d. Use appropriate vocabulary to express and support opinions about an art formUse written, oral, or performance methods to respond to art
Aesthetic Perception
a. Recognize that personal opinions are a reflection of the student’s own past experiences and culture
Write a personal definition of art and beauty. Find and share examples that support one’s definition
1-921-8b. Understand the impact of the arts and aesthetic experiences upon historic and contemporary life and societyMake a judgment about the success of a piece of artwork
1-81, 3-51-7c. Identify and discuss the characteristics of successful works of artShare feelings about the significance of the arts and how they are part of life
1-91-51-8d. Demonstrate sensitivity to the diversified experiences and personal preferences that people embrace through the artsDiscuss issues related to aesthetics, artists, values in art, and other related topics
1-63-61-51-7e. Demonstrate the ability to oneself through visual artsExplore opportunities to exhibit work


  • Concept assimilation and demonstration
  • Creativity
  • Participation in class
  • Portfolio
  • Public exhibit of work
  • Rubric
  • Safety habits
  • Skill growth and manipulatives
  • Time on task
  • Working to assignment parameter

*Prerequisites: Credit with grade C or higher in introduction and intermediate Art or instructor’s permission

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