Enduring Understanding 1: Understanding the organizational structure of an art form provides a foundation for appreciation of artistic works and respect for the creative process.

General Information
Number: VA.68.O.1
Title: Understanding the organizational structure of an art form provides a foundation for appreciation of artistic works and respect for the creative process.
Type: Enduring Understanding
Subject: Visual Art
Grade: 68
Big Idea: Organizational Structure

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Independent

VA.68.O.1.In.a
Use the structural elements of art and organizational principles of design to understand the art-making process.
VA.68.O.1.In.b
Select and use structural elements of art and organizational principles of design to create artworks.

Supported

VA.68.O.1.Su.a
Use the structural elements of art and organizational principles of design in personal works of art.
VA.68.O.1.Su.b
Use teacher-selected structural elements of art and organizational principles of design to create artworks.

Participatory

VA.68.O.1.Pa.a
Use structural elements of art in personal artworks.
VA.68.O.1.Pa.b
Use a teacher-selected structural element of art or organizational principle of design to create artworks.

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Lesson Plan

Guiding Grids: Math inspired self-portraits:

In this lesson students will create a proportional self portrait from a photo using a gridded drawing method and understand how a grid system can help accurately enlarge an image in a work of art.

Students will use mathematical concepts of scale, proportion and ratio, to complete their artwork and learn about the work of artist, Chuck Close.

Type: Lesson Plan

Text Resource

Elements of Art Handout:

Handout describing the Elements of Art (line, shape, form, color, value, texture and space) using simple visuals and definitions and visual aids.

Type: Text Resource

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