Visual Arts

Course Description 
The curriculum will expand the student's knowledge of the following performance assessments listed below for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.
 
6th / 7th / 8th Grade(s)
  • Identify the Elements of Art
  • Identify the Priniciples of Design
  • Integrate Cross-Cirriculum
  • Integrate Ideas using a variety of media including technology
  • Art History: Identify & Compare stories and ideas in artworks, Identify ideas in artwork to interpret intent, moods in original art work, justify personal preferences
  • Create Two & Three Dimensional Art Work
  • Use Art Vocabulary to discuss visual environments, ideas, topics, and themes
  • Introduce, Review, and Critique two ande three dimensional art works after generating a variety of imaginative visual ideas by using the media of choice
  • Compare/Contrast Content in art work: past, present, future, conceptual
  • Begin to create art that investigates formal qualities and explore personal content using selected media
  • Begin to recognize personal strengths & plan strategies for future artistic development
  • Participate in ART Competitions & Shows
  • HAVE FUN!
EXPECTATIONS:
Our Goal is to have a SAFE Classroom environment that is conducive to learning. To achieve thi goal ALL STUDENTS will follow the Classroom Rules and Procedures. To promote a Positive and Fun Team Environment, students are encouraged to be:
  • Prompt to Class & in their Seat
  • Positive towards their Classmates, Teachers, Staff & Visitors
  • Proactive
  • Prepared
  • Productive
ALL Students are EXPECTED to understand that Failure in NOT an OPTION.