Enduring ideas or big ideas allow all ideas to be bridge together across disciplines. These big ideas provide more meaning to Art making. Assessments of knowledge through personal artwork are great at showing what a student understands. Students are essentially drawing/creating understanding. Asking yourself - what does the student need and what feels right for the class are imperative.
The video segment below is of fourth graders from ac Moore elementary school in South Carolina showing change with dance behind a shadow screen