The Science and Culture of Art - Maui the Kitemaker

Academic Standards and Benchmarks

Standards for Lesson 1


Social Studies Benchmarks:

SS.4.3.1 Explain the origins and cultures of early Hawaiians.

SS.4.3.2 Describe a typical day in the economic life of a Hawaiian in the ahupua‘a system (role of kapa making).

SS.4.6.1 Explain how language, traditional lore, music, dance, artifacts, traditional practices, beliefs, values, and behaviors are elements of culture and contribute to the preservation of culture.

Science Benchmarks:

4.8.3 Earth in the Solar System. Describe the relationship between the Sun and the earth’s daily rotation and annual revolution.

Fine Arts Benchmarks:

FA.4.1.4. Explain how art reflects life, culture, attitude, and beliefs of the artist (e.g. Hawaiian Culture).

 

Standards for Lesson 2


Social Studies Benchmarks:

SS.4.3.2 Describe a typical day in the economic life of a Hawaiian in the ahupua‘a system (role of kapa making).

Fine Arts Benchmarks:

FA4.1.1 Use the elements of principles of art and design to communicate an idea or mood (emphasis, proportion, complementary colors, positive/negative space, depth)

FA.4.1.4. Explain how art reflects life, culture, attitude, and beliefs of the artist (e.g. Hawaiian Culture)

Science Benchmarks:

S.4.1.1. Scientific inquiry (describe a testable hypothesis and an experimental procedure)

 

Standards for Lesson 3


Social Studies Benchmarks:

SS.4.3.2 Describe a typical day in the economic life of a Hawaiian in the ahupua‘a system (role of kapa making).

Fine Arts Benchmarks:

FA4.1.1 Use the elements of principles of art and design to communicate an idea or mood (emphasis, proportion, complementary colors, positive/negative space, depth)

FA.4.1.4. Explain how art reflects life, culture, attitude, and beliefs of the artist (e.g. Hawaiian Culture)

Science Benchmarks:

S.4.1.1. Scientific inquiry (describe a testable hypothesis and an experimental procedure)

 

Standards for Lesson 4


Science Benchmarks

SC4.3.1 Explain how simple food chains and food webs can be traced back to plants

SC.4.5.2 Describe the roles (producers, decomposers, consumers) of various organisms that inhabit the same environment

SAC4.3.2 Describe how an organism’s behavior is affected by its environment.

SC 4.5.3 Describe how different organisms need specific environmental conditions to survive

Fine Arts Benchmarks

FA4.1.1 Use the elements and principles of art and design to communicate and idea or mood (emphasis, proportion, complementary colors, positive/negative space, depth).

 

Standards for Lesson 5

 

Social Studies Benchmarks:

SS.4.3.2 Describe a typical day in the economic life of a Hawaiian in the ahupua‘a system (role of kapa making).

Fine Arts Benchmarks:

FA.4.1.4. Explain how art reflects life, culture, attitude, and beliefs of the artist (e.g. Hawaiian Culture)

Science Benchmarks:

S.4.1.1. Scientific inquiry (describe a testable hypothesis and an experimental procedure)

 

Standards for Lesson 6

 

Science Benchmarks:

SC.4.4.1 Identify the basic differences between plant cells and animal cells.

 

Standards for Lesson 7

 

Fine Arts Benchmarks (in visual arts):

FA.4.1.1 Use elements and principles of art and design, such as emphasis, proportion, complementary colors, positive and negative space, and depth, to communicate an idea or mood.

FA.4.1.4 Explain how art reflects life, culture, attitudes, and beliefs of the artist.

 

Standards for Lesson 8

 

SS 4.2.1. Cultural Systems and Practices

Many cultures around the world used kites for fun, recreation and competition.

C&T 4.2.2. Personal Skills and Interests/ Identify ways that hobbies, personal interests, and strengths may lead to a career interest, i.e. kapa making, Hawaiian culture, kite making, graphic artist.

Health 3-5.1.3. Healthy Eating and Physical activity.