Becker Course Template

Grade/Class: 7th grade ART                                                                            

Department: ART

Aligned to: Minnesota State Standards/National Standard Strands and Studio Habits of Mind                                

*Essential Outcomes are derived from MN State Standards benchmarks

Units of Instruction

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Materials

*Essential Outcomes (Learning Goals)

What do we want students to know or be able to do?

Students will…

I can...

Critical Information and Vocabulary

students need to meet the learning goal

Daily Learning Objectives

Students will…

I can...

Time

Common Unit Assessments

How do we know students know or can do it?

Drawing:

-Pen

-Pencil

-Ink

(CREATE & Develop Craft) I can create a variety of original 2D and 3D artworks.

(RESPOND & Develop Craft) I can identify elements and principles in artwork.

(CREATE & Develop Craft) I can demonstrate art techniques, tools and materials in both 2D and 3D artwork.

(CREATE & Develop Craft) I can demonstrate the use of artistic tools of various 2D and 3D media.

  • Balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm, unity
  • Color, line, shape, form, space, texture, value
  • Silhouette
  • Atmospheric perspective
  • BG, MG, FG
  • Varied line thickness
  • Contour, blind contour, etc.
  • Zentangle

-identify balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm and unity in artwork  

-create a variety of drawings including realistic, abstract and highly patterned

-demonstrate the ideas of depth and perspective as well as illusion in drawing

-use drawing techniques (stippling, contour lines, etc) to demonstrate form, texture, emphasis, etc

2 weeks

  • Animal Silhouettes
  • Cactus Still Lifes
  • Willow Pattern Plates
  • Zentangle Animals
  • Sweater Animals
  • Architectural drawings
  • Structure WS
  • Castle drawings
  • Victorian houses

Painting:

-Watercolor

-Tempera

(CREATE & Develop Craft) I can create a variety of original 2D and 3D artworks.

(RESPOND & Develop Craft) I can identify elements and principles in artwork.

(CREATE & Develop Craft) I can demonstrate art techniques, tools and materials in both 2D and 3D artwork.

(CREATE & Develop Craft) I can demonstrate the use of artistic tools of various 2D and 3D media.

  • Balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm, unity
  • Color, line, shape, form, space, texture, value
  • Watercolor techniques (wet-in-wet, wash, dry brush, etc)
  • Tint/shade
  • Color scheme (monochromatic, complementary, triadic, analogous)

-identify and show balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm and unity in artwork  

-create a variety of paintings using tints/shades and/or color schemes

-demonstrate the ideas of depth and perspective as well as illusion in drawing

-use painting techniques (wet-in-wet, wash, dry brush, etc) to demonstrate value, emphasis, contrast, etc.

2 weeks

  • Zentangle Animals
  • Amate Bark Paintings
  • Animal Silhouettes

3D Sculpture:

-Ceramics

-Paper Mache

-Wire

(CREATE & Develop Craft) I can create a variety of original 2D and 3D artworks.

(CREATE & Develop Craft) I can demonstrate art techniques, tools and materials in both 2D and 3D artwork.

(CREATE & Develop Craft) I can demonstrate the use of artistic tools of various 2D and 3D media.

(CREATE & Develop Craft) I can create a variety of original 2D and 3D artworks.

(CONNECT & Understand Art Worlds) I can describe the characteristics of different styles of art.

(CONNECT & Understand Art Worlds)

I can analyze a variety of art works including their meaning and function.

  • Balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm, unity
  • Color, line, shape, form, space, texture, value
  • Slip and score, kiln, wedge, coil, pinch method, slab
  • Glaze
  • Bisque fire, glaze fire
  • Armature

-identify and show balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm and unity in artwork  

-use various clay methods to demonstrate form and texture

-identify functionally of a piece

2 weeks

  • Clay Castles
  • Paper Mache Animals
  • Magazine Bowl

Printmaking:

-Monoprints

-Foam relief

I can create a variety of original 2D and 3D artworks.

I can demonstrate art techniques, tools and materials in both 2D and 3D artwork.

I can demonstrate the use of artistic tools of various 2D and 3D media.

  • Balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm, unity
  • Color, line, shape, form, space, texture, value
  • Brayer, tray, ink
  • Monoprinting
  • Relief printing

-identify and show balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm and unity in artwork

-repetitively print clear and clean

2 weeks

  • Architectural Prints
  • Table top monoprints

Mixed Media:

-Paper collage

-Textiles

-Jewelry making

I can create a variety of original 2D and 3D artworks.

I can demonstrate art techniques, tools and materials in both 2D and 3D artwork.

I can demonstrate the use of artistic tools of various 2D and 3D media.

  • Balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm, unity
  • Color, line, shape, form, space, texture, value
  • Weft/weave
  • Various weaving techniques

-identify and show balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm and unity in artwork  

-create a variety of mixed media artworks such as paper collage and assemblage

-demonstrate depth and overlapping in collage

-cut shapes accurately

2 weeks

  • Animal Molas
  • CD Weaving

Reflection and revision

(PRESENT & Reflect) I can assemble and prepare my artwork for public viewing.

(PRESENT & Reflect) I can revise artwork and/or a presentation based on others feedback or self-reflection.

(PRESENT & Reflect) I can develop an artistic statement including how my audience and the occasion influence my choices.

  • Balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm, unity
  • Color, line, shape, form, space, texture, value
  • Portfolio
  • Media/mediums
  • Techniques/process

-identify balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm and unity in artwork  

-prepare artwork to be displayed or shared digitally (take photos) or displayed for hallway viewing

-identify tools, methods, mediums and processes used to create specific artwork

-alter or revise artwork based on peer and teacher review

Over the course of the trimester

  • Google Classroom reflections
  • TAG review

Prepare and plan

(PRESENT & Reflect) I can generate and develop original artistic ideas.

  • Thumbnails
  • Sketchbook

-draw daily “creative” sketchbook drawings

Over the course of the trimester

  • Daily sketchbook entries