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7th Grade Visual Arts

Page history last edited by klysne@woodlawnschool.org 9 years ago

7th Grade Visual Arts

 

Spring

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Week of  Focus  Studio Activity  Research/Resources 

March 16

Tuesday

Friday

Conferences 

 

-Organize/clean studio for spring trimester (see white board)

-Clean out dry storage area

-Find your projects in progress

-Glaze pottery pieces

 

Let me know (on your Winter SHoM rubric) 

-What do you really enjoy about your time in the art studio? 

-What would you do to make the studio into the place you want it to be? 

-What stations would you like to see open for spring trimester?

-Send images to me of ideas you'd like to try or design problems you'd like to solve

klysne@woodlawnschool.org

 

 

March 23

 

 

Continue African

 

Inspired Stations

 

3/28 Trip to Thomasboro for Friendship Fringe 

Adornment

Guest speaker - Amahoro Burundi 

Masks

 

http://www.amahoroburundi.org

 

March 30 Continue Africa Stations    
April 13

Masks 

 

   
April 20      
April 27 overnight trip     
May 4 Prep for field trip

Trip to Davidson College to meet with Sustainability Director

Trip to Roger Layman Architecture firm to meet with architect and designer

 
May 11

Concept/Space Plan

Floor Plan

Model Building

   
May 18 Finishes Board    
May 25 Studio for AasA    
June 1 Presentation     

 

 

 

Winter Trimester

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Week of  Focus  Studio Activity  Research/Resources 

Dec 1

films  finish photography   

Dec 8

films final photos and edits  

Dec 15

film  edit and add sound    
Winter Break       
Jan  5 Films 

Finish films and recycle sets and props

 

 

 

 

Stations:

terra cotta clay figurines

stop-motion film

 

Collaborative Film Project Reflection

Engage and Persist - What level of personal effort do you feel you put into this project 

Stretch and Explore

What are the three most important things you learned during this project?

Understanding Arts Community

What was the nicest thing you did for your team during this project?

Collaboration

Overall, how did your participation in this team project make you feel?  Please explain your answer. 

 
Jan 12  SE Asia arts and crafts

Reflect on films (see questions above

 

Stations:

Stop-motion films

Terra cotta clay figurines

Embroidery - drawing with thread

Mandala - found object ephemeral collaborative project

China

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsUE-ZtcUFg

Tibet

http://www.mysticalartsoftibet.org/Mandala.htm#top 

 

Mandala - ephemeral 

http://inhabitat.com/artist-kathy-klein-creates-mesmerizing-mandalas-using-nothing-but-gifts-of-nature/kathy-klein-flowe-mandalas-4/

 

Jan 19  SE Asian arts and crafts continued
   
Jan 26  SE Asian arts and crafts continued 

Watch films and reflect on them. 

Intro to Batik

 
Feb 2 SE Asian Stations    
Feb 9 African inspired stations 

Textiles (printing)

Pottery

 
Feb 16 (no classes this week)  

 

 

Feb 23 (only 1 class this week) Service Learning

Friendship Fringe

 

 

Prepare for trip to Thomasboro on Friday

 

 

March 2 African inspired stations 

Landscapes - Mixed Media (demo oil pastel and acrylic)

Small scale models

Prepare for exhibition 
Please bring a photo of your African region and typical dwellings to art class.  The image may be printed or saved on your desk top.  

March

 

Portfolio Review Week

 

Asia/Africa inspired exhibition

 

 

 

 

Fall Trimester

Week of Focus Studio Activity

Research

Resources

 

 

August 25

 

  • Combine two different words to “jump start” your imagination. 
  •  Use drawing materials and collage

 

   
Sept 1 Work with the first grade students to create a collaborative weaving    
Sept 8

Design Problem:

  • Create a tea bowl and tea pot to be used in tea ceremony

 

Objectives:

  • Learn clay vocabulary
  • Demonstrate pinch and coil methods 
  • Find the mass of the tea bowl (science integration)

Self-assess:

  • Craftsmanship - be mindful of the process
  • Check for uniform thickness
  • Smooth rough edges and cracks
  • Put name on bottom of all of your pieces 
 
 
Sept 15 Stations - Collage & weaving    
Sept 22

Glaze Tea Bowls in preparation for tea ceremony on Wednesday

Introducing - Calligraphy and Art of the Brush

Introduction to Sculpture - students will work in contemplation garden or create their own miniature garden. 

Field trip to McColl Center to see the work of contemporary quilter, Maria Shell, and the sculptures of Austin Ballard  

Attachment Challenge - introduction to sculpture.   
Sept 29

Work in open stations

Discuss McColl trip and possible ideas for collaborative quilt

Open Stations

Weaving

   
Oct 6

M: Prep for field trip

T: Field trip to Cornelius Art Center

F: No class 

   
Oct 13

M - Studio stations

Th - Intro to film

F - No class because of Homecoming

   
Oct 20

Movie studio time

F- no classes

Begin planning and developing sets and characters 

 Discuss SHoM and Exhibition pieces

 
Oct 27 Movie studio time  
 
Nov 3-17

Movie studio time

Share progress with peers   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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