Grade 3


The purpose of teaching Arts in Grade-3 is to introduce the learner about various ways through which one can express ideas and demonstrate their creativity through art.



  • The learner develops the creative skills required to foster personality development.
  • The learner makes use of paints, oil pastels, brushes and shading pencils to perform activities.
  • The learner begins to develop aesthetic awareness and judgements.


  • The learner develops an appreciation of various forms of  art  and develops a preferred kind.
  • The learner identifies the elements of art such as line, shape, color, texture, pattern, space.
  • The learner performs various art-related skills with family and peers.


  • The learner develops an understanding of art when exposed to various kinds of information.
  • The learner differentiates between primary, secondary and tertiary colors.
  • The learner focuses  on creative art expression, images, symbols, and personal experience.


  • The learner applies the teacher taught and self-taught techniques and concepts.
  • The learner learns to imbibe creativity in performing activities related to other courses.
  • The learner begins to understand and make judgements through viewing, discussing and analyzing works of art.


  • The learner develops inquisitiveness about various art forms.
  • The learner uses refine motor skills and sharpen intuitive abilities.
  • The learner initiates in performing preferred kind of art.


  • The learner develops compassion towards art and society.
  • The learner respects people from artistic career fields.
  • The learner feelings of mutual respect for peers trying to focus on artistic subjects rather than other core subjects.


Concept - The learner is able to:

  • Use a wide variety of materials to make their artwork;
  • Create, experiment, revise, present, analyze and respond to artwork;
  • Expand their artistic vocabulary.

Confidence - The learner is able to:

  • Use their imagination to create art;
  • Describe the works they are studying;
  • Use necessary components such as display space, art preparations, and display limitations.

Clarity - The learner is able to:

  • Identify one’s interests and abilities;
  • Develop and carry out a plan to create and revise their work;
  • Use a variety of materials to create art.

Application - The learner is able to:

  • Represent mood in artworks and create their works to express their mood;
  • Question imagery and used materials;
  • Use the given observation tool to create art.

Innovation - The learner is able to:

  • Initiate the process of creating a personal art portfolio;
  • Experiment with mixing colors;
  • Tell a visual story.

Compassion - The learner is able to:

  • Appreciate one’s efforts to express;
  • Be cooperative and understanding when working in the groups;
  • Establish self-esteem and self-confidence.
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