Week of January 13-17

12 01 2014

7th Grade Art: 2nd hour

Essential Question: How does Art shape our view of the world?

Content Standards:

  • ART.VA.I.7.1 Understand the varying qualities of materials, techniques, media technology, and processes at an emerging level.
  • ART.VA.I.7.2 Understand the concept of proper use of art materials and using tools safely and responsibly at an emerging level.
  • ART.VA.I.7.3 Demonstrate the use of successful visual vocabulary at an emerging level.
  • ART.VA.II.HS.7 Create preliminaries, possibilities, and drafts at an emerging level.

Objective:  

  • To understand the concept of color theory
  • To interpret the reason for color theory
  • To design patterns to create colors
  • To use contour line to draw self portrait
  • To interpret the success of their own work

Agenda:

Monday:  Students will finish their Zentangle Hand project.

Tuesday:   Sub all day.  Students will work on a mini project.

Wednesday:  Students will be introduced to Chuck Close and a new project based on Chuck Close’s work.  Students will start working on the project by taking photos on the computers and printing them off.

Thursday:  Students will work on the  Chuck Close project.

Friday: Students will finish their Chuck Close project.

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For a more detailed lesson plan click here:  Weekly plan week 5

6th Grade Digital Art: 3rd hour

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 about Georgia O’Keeffe and create a project that replicates her Abstract style.

Agenda:

Monday:  Students will watch a Powerpoint about Georgia O’Keeffe and complete Artifacts about her.

Tuesday:  Sub all day.  Students will read an article about Georgia O’Keeffe and answer some questions about it. 

Wednesday:  Students will watch a demonstration about how to create an abstract flower painting in the style of Georgia O’Keeffe.  Students will then begin working on their project.

Thursday:  Students will then continue working on their Abstract Flower project.

Friday:  Students will finish the Abstract Flower project and take a quiz on Georgia O’Keeffe.

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For a more detailed lesson plan click here: Georgia O’Keeffe Lesson Plan

8th Grade Digital Art: 4th hour

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

Content Standards:

ART.VA.I.8.4       Effectively use reflective thinking skills to observe, analyze, and critically evaluate works of art for the purpose of improving technical quality.

ART.VA.II.8.2      Effectively develop and apply critical thinking strategies through the art making process.

ART.VA.II.8.7      Apply preliminaries, possibilities, and drafts in the creative problem solving process.

ART.VA.III.8.5   Develop and defend informed aesthetic opinions about works of art using effective artistic vocabulary.

Objective:   Students will create a personal logo in Adobe Illustrator.

Agenda:

Monday: Students will work on designing their personal logos – narrowing down their ideas to their top 3 and writing about them.

Tuesday: Sub all day.  Students will be reading an article about logos and completing Lancer Notes about the article.

Wednesday: Students will decide on one final design for their personal logo.  Students will begin creating that logo in Illustrator.

Thursday: Students will work on their personal logo in Illustrator.

Friday: Students will work on their personal logo in Illustrator.

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For a more detailed lesson plan click here: Logo Design lp

Basic Design: 5th hour

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

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.3     Select and use the visual characteristics and organization principles of art to communicate ideas.

Objective: 

  • The student will draw their object in proportion by measuring size/scale relationships
  • The students will use contour lines to begin each drawing
  • The student will create depth by using dramatic lighting and a minimum of 3 values for each drawing
  • The student will use different media to draw each day

Agenda:

Monday:  Discuss still life observational drawing.  Draw using pencil for the whole class period.

Tuesday:   Sub all day.  Students will do a still life drawing of something at their tables.

Wednesday:   Review still life observational drawing.  Draw using charcoal for the whole class period.

Thursday: Review still life observational drawing.  Draw using sharpie marker for the whole class period.

Friday:  Students look at all three drawings.  Students decide which drawing they feel they did the best on.  Students will do a “gallery walk” leaving comments for their classmates.  Students will complete a self-reflection about their drawing they chose.  Students will complete a self-evaluation of their work.

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For a more detailed lesson plan click here: Still Life Drawing LP

7th Grade Digital Art: 6th hour

Essential Question: How does Art shape our view of the world?

Content Standards:

  • ART.VA.I.7.1 Understand the varying qualities of materials, techniques, media technology, and processes at an emerging level.
  • ART.VA.I.7.2 Understand the concept of proper use of art materials and using tools safely and responsibly at an emerging level.
  • ART.VA.I.7.3 Demonstrate the use of successful visual vocabulary at an emerging level.

Objective:  

  • To understand the use and concepts of Adobe Photoshop
  • To design a composition using color and focal points
  • To demonstrate the ability to use the digital camera to take photographs
  • To interpret the success of their own work

Agenda:

Monday:  Students will be introduced to Focal Points.  Students will take photos for a mini Focal Point project.

Tuesday: Sub all day.  Students will be reading an article about Photo Manipulation and completing Lancer Notes about the article.

Wednesday: Students will finish their Focal Point project and complete a self-evaluation when finished.

Thursday:  Students will be introduced to Straight Photography.  Students will begin taking photos for the Straight Photography project.

Friday:  Students will continue to take photos for their Straight Photography project.

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For a more detailed lesson plan click here: 7th DI week 5 lp

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