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List of Benchmarks for Visual Arts 
 Standard 1.Understands and applies media, techniques, and processes related to the visual arts
Topics1. Artistic skills and techniques; 2. Artistic communication and expression
   Level Pre-K (Grade Pre-K)
  Benchmark 3.Uses a variety of basic art materials (e.g., paints, crayons, clay, pencils) to create works of art and express ideas and feelings
   Vocabulary terms
A.  basic art material
B.  paint
C.  crayon
D.  clay
E.  pencil
F.  expressing ideas with art
G.  expressing feelings with art
H.  creating art
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Uses basic art materials to express ideas   
  2. Uses basic art materials to express feelings   
  3. Uses basic art materials to create art   
  4. Paints to express their ideas and feelings    
  5. Draws with crayons to express their ideas and feelings    
  6. Sculpts with clay to express their ideas and feelings    
  7. Draws with pencils to express their ideas and feelings    

Citation Log: BP(CE,122;​HE,96,97;​HSE,19;​TE;​ZE,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