Art

  • 7th Grade Art   8th Grade Art

    Course Descriptions:

    7th Grade Art will offer students the opportunity to engage in experiential learning activities, Art appreciation, Art History, and Art Criticism. Classroom activities may include: drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, and digital media. Each student will keep a record in their sketchbook of observations, drawings, skill building exercise and reflections. This course will help develop lifelong skills in creative problem solving and self-evaluation while learning to recognize the important role of visual art in the world.

    8th Grade Art will offer students the opportunity to engage in experiential learning activities, Art appreciation, Art History, and Art Criticism. Classroom activities may include: drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and animation. Each student will keep a record in their sketchbook of observations, drawings, skill building exercise and reflections. This course will help develop lifelong skills in creative problem solving and self-evaluation while learning to recognize the important role of visual art in the world. 

    Major Objectives

    Students will :

    Achieve greater understanding of how artists communicate in the arts.

    Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

    Develop and refine artistic techniques.

    Analyze, interpret, and evaluate art work.

    Relate artistic ideas and works with cultural and historical context to deepen understanding.

     

     Expectations for Students

    To work safely within an independent studio setting.
    To take an active part in discussions.
    To work cooperatively in groups.
    To complete all projects and assignments in a timely manner.
    To obtain a clear understanding of the materials during the course. 

     

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