National Arts Education Standards
Developed by the Consortium of National Arts Education Associations (under the guidance of the National Committee for Standards in the Arts), the National Standards for Arts Education document outlines basic arts learning outcomes integral to the comprehensive K through grade 12 education of every American student: http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators/standards.aspx
State Arts Education Standards
Links to help you find the arts education standards for your state.
In general, arts education standards address only the visual and performing arts. If you have a literature project, you may consult standards for English or Writing or see the information provided by the National Council of Teachers of English at: http://www.ncte.org/standards