Ms. Obduski-Giordanos' Classes:
6th. Grade- Applied Technology 6-Curriculum Overview: A day one day two schedule half a year (45days)
In Applied Technology 6, students will analyze problems in the real world and collaborate to create sollutions. Students will be encouraged to solve problems using the engineering design process and utilizing technology, coding, drawing, sketching,and measurement resources. This is LEARNING IN THE 21ST CENTURY AND S.T.E.A.M..
Middle School Art courses are a sequential progression of the K-5 Elementary Art Program, reinforcing the fundamentals of drawing, painting, sculpture, aesthetics and critique.
7th. Grade Art -Curriculum Overview: A day one day two schedule all year (90days)
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: A full year every day course
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 judgment, as well as 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 History, Culture, and the Elements of Art and Principles of Design. Qualifying students may choose to develop a digital portfolio to submit in May to the high-school teachers. The portfolio serves as an application. Only qualifying students may bypass Art Fundaments and go directly to Mixed media or Drawing and Painting Class.
District Grading Protocol:
Summative 50% Formative 40% Individual Practice 10%%
Attention Parents/Guardians: Please visit your child's Powerschool Portal to view all upcoming due dates for assessments and projects. There is no homework for the classes listed above. You can visit my calendar to view the weekly journal assignment as well as class projects.