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    Art:

    Middle School Art courses reinforce the fundamentals of drawing, painting, sculpture, aesthetics and critique.

    6th, 7th and 8th Grade Art Curriculum Overview: A day one day two schedule all year

    Students experience the production of art using a variety of media and techniques to create, perform, analyze and respond.  Students will also understand the cultural dimensions and contributions of the arts.  Students will create art including the Elements of Art and Principles of Design.

    8th Grade Art Elective Curriculum Overview:  Every day all year schedule

    This course provides experiences in a variety of media, subject matter, techniques, design theory, and art history.  Art Elective is designed to expand the students' knowledge, abilities and critical judgement as wellas introduce new media and skills.  The elective course will draw from themes explored in each of the previous middle school art courses and serve as a culminating experience for the students, combining multiple themes and ideas in the creation and exploration of art.  Students will create art including the Elements of Art and Principles of Design.  

     

     

    The district grading policy is as follows:

    SUMMATIVE 50%

    This includes projects/critiques, rubrics, and large scale artwork

    FORMATIVE 40%

    This includes journal assignments, classwork, exit tickets,and small scale artwork

    INDIVIDUAL 10%

    This includes class participation and being on task