Enduring Understanding 1: The arts are inherently experiential and actively engage learners in the processes of creating, interpreting, and responding to art.

General Information
Number: VA.2.S.1
Title: The arts are inherently experiential and actively engage learners in the processes of creating, interpreting, and responding to art.
Type: Enduring Understanding
Subject: Visual Art
Grade: 2
Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes

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Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

VA.2.S.1.In.a
Explore the use of art tools, processes, and media.
VA.2.S.1.In.b
Produce artwork influenced by personal decisions and ideas.
VA.2.S.1.In.c
Use art vocabulary to communicate about art and the art-making process.

Supported

VA.2.S.1.Su.a
Recognize basic art tools, processes, and media.
VA.2.S.1.Su.b
Create artwork that communicates awareness of self.
VA.2.S.1.Su.c
Respond to selected art vocabulary to communicate about art.

Participatory

VA.2.S.1.Pa.a
Attend to basic art tools, processes, and media.
VA.2.S.1.Pa.b
Explore ideas and images for artwork.
VA.2.S.1.Pa.c
Respond to selected art vocabulary.

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Lesson Plan

Capturing Movement with Lines:

In this lesson students will use line variety to create movement. Students will look at two works of art and identify how the artists use lines to create movement. Students will create their own gesture drawing showing movement.

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