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List of Benchmarks for Visual Arts 
 Standard 2.Knows how to use structures (e.g., sensory qualities, organizational principles, expressive features) and functions of art
Topics1. Artistic communication and expression; 2. Artistic skills and techniques
   Level III (Grade 5-8)
  Benchmark 3.Knows how the qualities of structures and functions of art are used to improve communication of one’s ideas
   Vocabulary terms
A.  improving communication of ideas
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows how the structure of art is used to improve the communication of one’s ideas   
  2. Knows how the function of art is used to improve the communication of one’s ideas   

Citation Log: BD(AE,50;​IAI,5;​IMI,22)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   CNAEA: National Standards for Arts Education
C   California Visual/Performing Arts Framework
F   France: Pre-Elementary School Program
H   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
IA   International Baccalaureate: Art/Design
IM   International Baccalaureate: Middle Years Arts
M   MENC: The School Music Program
N   NAEP: Arts Education Assessment Framework
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
U   United Kingdom: The review of the desirable outcomes for children’s learning
Z   New Zealand Ministry of Education: Early Childhood Curriculum

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Page number of the cited document