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ERIC Number: ED447036
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Sep
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
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Visual Arts Performance Standards at Grades 4, 8 and 12 for North Dakota Visual Art Standards and Benchmarks.
Shaw-Elgin, Linda; Jackson, Jane; Kurkowski, Bob; Riehl, Lori; Syvertson, Karen; Whitney, Linda
This document outlines the performance standards for visual arts in North Dakota public schools, grades K-12. Four levels of performance are provided for each benchmark by North Dakota educators for K-4, 5-8, and 9-12 grade levels. Level 4 describes advanced proficiency; Level 3, proficiency; Level 2, partial proficiency; and Level 1, novice. Each grade level is measured by the following standards: (1) Media, Techniques and Processes; (2) Structure and Function; (3) Subject Matter, Themes, Symbols, and Ideas in Visual Art; (4) Visual Art History and Culture; (5) Merits of Visual Art; and (6) Connections. The document then outlines (in separate sections) performance standards in detail for grades K-4, 5-8, and 9-12. (BT)
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, Central Services, State Capitol, 11th Floor, 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505-0440; Tel: 701-328-2272; Fax: 701-328-2461; Web site: (
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck.
Identifiers - Location: North Dakota