Use materials, tools, and processes to achieve an intended result in two- and/or three-dimensional artworks.
General Information
Subject Area: Visual Art
Grade: 3
Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
7701010: Art: K-5 (Specifically in versions: 2013 - 2015, 2015 - 2019 (course terminated))
5001040: Art – Intermediate 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7701035: Access Art Grade 3 (Specifically in versions: 2018 - 2019, 2019 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
VA.3.S.3.In.a: Develop two- and three-dimensional skills by using various tools, media, techniques, and processes to create art.
VA.3.S.3.Pa.a: Manipulate selected visual art tools and media.
VA.3.S.3.Su.a: Use a variety of visual art tools and media to create works of art.

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Lesson Plan

Animal Habitat Diorama:

Students will complete a research project on an animal using the provided research guide and rubric. Students will create a diorama of their animal within their habitat. The diorama will include other animals and plants that might be found within that habitat in order to demonstrate an understanding of animal habitats and environmental adaptations.


Type: Lesson Plan

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