Week of November 4

4 11 2013

8th Grade Digital Art:

Essential Question: How does art impact our place in the world?

Content Standards:

ART.I.VA.M.3    Select and use the visual characteristics and organizational principles of art to communicate ideas.

ART.II.VA.M.2  Employ organizational principles and analyze what makes them effective or not in the communication of ideas.

ART.II.VA.M.1  Select materials, techniques, and processes to effectively communicate ideas.

Objective:  Students will design their own currency in Adobe Illustrator.

Agenda:

Monday:  Students will view a powerpoint about trends in currency.  They will work on a packet that helps them understand our current money and help them come up with ideas for their own currency.

Tuesday: Students will finish working on the packet from Monday.  When they are done with the packet, they will begin working in Illustrator to design their money.

Wednesday: Students will work in Illustrator to design their money.

Thursday:  Students will work in Illustrator to design their money.

Friday:  Students will work in Illustrator to design their money.

CHECK HOMEWORK PAGE FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT!

For a more detailed lesson plan click here:

6th Grade Traditional Art:

Essential Question: How do life experiences influence art?

Content Standards:

Art.I.VA.M.1    Select materials, techniques, media technology, and processes to achieve desired effects.

Art.I.VA.M.2    Use art materials and tools safely and responsibly to communicate experiences and ideas.

Art.I.VA.M.4    Be involved in the process and presentation of a final product or exhibit.

Objective: Students will create a paper mache animal.

Agenda:

Monday:  Students will begin creating their animal with a balloon and paper mache.

Tuesday:  Students will continue paper macheing their balloons.

Wednesday:  Students will add details to their balloons with cardboard and other materials to create the features and apendages of their animals.

Thursday:  Students will paper mache the new parts of their animals.

Friday:  Students will finish paper macheing their animals.

CHECK HOMEWORK PAGE FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT!

For a more detailed lesson plan click here:

6th Grade Digital Art:

     Essential Question: How do life experiences influence art?

     Content Standards:

ART.VA.I.6.3 Develop a successful visual vocabulary.

ART.VA.III.6.1 Observe, describe, and analyze visual characteristics at a developing level.

ART.VA.IV.6.2 Develop an understanding of the historical, social, and cultural contexts of artwork with aesthetic sophistication.

ART.VA.I.6.5 Produce and exhibit a final product that demonstrates quality craftsmanship and technique at a developing level.

     Objective:   Students will learn a few new tools in Photoshop and apply those new skills to create a project based off of Vincent Van Gogh’s impressionist artworks while focusing on texture and the brush strokes.

     Agenda:

Monday: Students will watch a Powerpoint presentation about Vincent Van Gogh. Students will then individually use the artifacts handout to find out information on the Internet about Vincent Van Gogh. Students will then come back together as a whole group as we discuss Vincent Van Gogh, and their findings on the artifacts sheet.

Tuesday: Students will be introduced to the project and watch a demonstration. Students will then be able to open up their photograph and start tracing themselves in Photoshop.

Wednesday: Students will continue to work on their portraits, adding details to their paintings.

Thursday: Students will finish working on their portraits.  They will also read an article about Vincent Van Gogh and answer some questions about it.

Friday: Students will take the Vincent Van Gogh quiz. Then they will need to finish up their project, as well as grade themselves.

CHECK HOMEWORK PAGE FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT!

For a more detailed lesson plan click here: Vincent Van Gogh Leson PLan

Advertisements

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: