The art standard or our students here at St.
Charles Borromeo School incorporates five strands, which are
related to one another and at times to the curriculum in
other subject areas. The five art strands that will be
incorporated into this year’s art program will be grade
level appropriate and are as follows:
This refers to processing,
analyzing, and responding to sensory information
through the use if language and skills unique to
This involves creating a body of
work. Students apply processes and skills in
producing their own original formal and informal
Historical and Cultural Context:
This applies to the work students
produce and towards understanding the historical
contributions and cultural dimensions of art.
Students will examine artists as well as cultures
and historical periods.
This includes analyzing and
critiquing works of art. Students will apply
processes and skills in producing works of art. They
will learn to derive meaning from their art
productions and the art productions of others.
Connections, Relationships, and
This will involve connecting and
applying what is learned and comparing it to
learning in other arts, subject areas, and careers.
Students will develop creative skills in problem
solving, communication, and time management that
contribute to lifelong learning. They will also
learn about careers in and related to art.