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North Carolina 5th Grade Competency Goals:

Visual Art:

COMPETENCY GOAL 5: The learner will understand the visual arts in relation to history and cultures. (National Standard 4)


5.01 Begin to recognize that art is the visual record of the history of mankind.

5.02 Identify selected characteristics that make art of a particular culture unique.

5.03 Apply a knowledge of belief systems of selected cultures as reflected in the artwork of those cultures.

5.04 Compare art of one culture to that of another culture or time.

5.05 Recognize selected individual style characteristics of an artist.

5.06 Compare and contrast selected major artists and artwork.

5.07 Demonstrate a sense of history (what came before and after) regarding cultures and works of art.

5.08 Recognize there are many universal themes in art throughout history.



COMPETENCY GOAL 3: The learner will use a variety of technologies to access, analyze, interpret, synthesize, apply, and communicate information.


3.01 Select and use search strategies with two or more criteria in prepared databases to locate, organize, and present information for content area assignments. (2)

3.02 Use content area databases to analyze, evaluate, organize, and compare information for assignments. (2)

3.03 Modify/edit databases to organize, analyze, interpret data, and create reports (e.g., documents, multimedia project, webpages). (2)

3.04 Cite sources of copyrighted data used in spreadsheets to analyze, interpret, and display findings in content areas. (3)

COMPETENCY GOAL 4: The learner will apply strategies and skills to create oral, written, and visual texts.

4.10 Use technology as a tool to enhance and/or publish a product.


English Language Arts

COMPTENTECY GOAL 5: The leaner will apply grammar and language conventions to communicate effectively.

5.06 Proofread for accuracy of spelling using appropriate strategies to confirm spelling and to correct errors.

5.07 Edit final product for grammar, language conventions, and format.

5.08 Create readable documents through legible handwriting and word processing.

Helpful Teacher Guidelines:

Helpful Websites:

http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/food.htm (Food)

http://www.leterrae.com/renaissance.htm (Kid Books)

http://history.evansville.net/renaissa.html (Renaissance website)

http://www.teacheroz.com/renaissance.htm#art#art (Renaissance Art)

http://members.aol.com/TWard64340/Renaissance.htm (Lesson Plans)


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