Visual Arts Performance Tasks
The visual arts performance tasks listed below were created by art teachers and are arts-centered or integrate language arts, science, mathematics or social studies in a visual arts class. Additional lessons for visual arts teachers are included on the Arts-Integrated Performance Tasks page under Resources on this website.
Responding to Art is a performance task for second-grade art students who will write stories based on artworks, create additional illustrations, and narrate their stories through a digital medium.
Visual Art, Design and History is a unit of four performance tasks for middle-school or junior-high school art students exploring the relationships of visual art, design and history. "Chivalry is Not Dead (At Least in Junior High) or The Rules of Heraldry and Creating a Coat of Arms", "Greek Pottery and the Olympics", "Ancient Architecture--From Caves to Tents" and "Who's Toe? Watteau's Rococo" may be implemented as a unit or as separate performance tasks.