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List of Benchmarks for Visual Arts 
 Standard 3.Knows a range of subject matter, symbols, and potential ideas in the visual arts
Topics1. Artistic communication and expression; 2. Purpose and meaning of art
   Level II (Grade K-4)
  Benchmark 2.Knows how subject matter, symbols, and ideas are used to communicate meaning
   Vocabulary terms
A.  communicating meaning with subject matter
B.  communication meaning with symbols
C.  communicating meaning with ideas
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows how subject matter is used to communicate meaning   
  2. Knows how symbols are used to communicate meaning   
  3. Knows how ideas are used to communicate meaning   

Citation Log: BD(AE,34;​IMI,22;​NE,80)
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