ERIC Number: ED193154
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Program of Studies, Aesthetic Education: Art, K-8.
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Dept. of Instructional Planning and Development.
Educational Objectives and course descriptions for art education, grades K-8, Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, Maryland, are presented. The program consists of the integration of art production, art criticism, and art history. Objectives are intended to help students become sensitive to visual aspects of their environment, aware of art forms produced by various cultures, proficient in using art for personal expression, able to solve design problems, and informed about career opportunities in art. Grades K-2 stress learning about, talking about, and producing art works. In grades 3 and 4 students participate in group activities such as creating murals, dioramas, and puppet shows. In grades 5 and 6 students become more analytical and critical in their aesthetic judgments and refine their skills and techniques. The grade 7 course provides opportunities to explore natural forms and art reproduction through imitating styles of artists. Arts and crafts of other cultures are also considered. Separate courses which encompass both grade 7 and grade 8 include drawing and design, painting, sculpture, creative crafts, and printmaking/photography. A list of instructional guides is included. (Author/KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Dept. of Instructional Planning and Development.
Note: For related documents, see SO 012 898-904.