• Ms. Obduski-Giordano Classes:   

    6th. Grade Exploring Problem Based Learning Curriculum Overview:  A day one day two schedule half a year

    PBL will engage students to analyze complex problems in our world and collaborate with others to create sollutions.  Students will use critical, creative, and problem solving skills which will contribute to future success.  This is "Learning in the 21st. Century.  Basically this is a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Class)class.

    Art:

    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

    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.  Students may choose to develope a digital portfolio to submit in May to the highschool teachers and apply to bypass Art Fundamentals 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.