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ESSENTIAL QUESTION

How do artists and designers create works of art or design that effectively communicate? Where and how do we encounter images in our world?

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Middle - Fine Arts - Grade 7 - Unit 1
Seventh Grade Visual Arts
Seventh Grade art is a guided instruction class. Students will be working in multiple media, completing different assignments in both two and three dimensional art forms. Special emphasis will be placed on expectations of craftsmanship, content, and creativity.
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The successful student will…

*  Understand and apply the Elements of Art, Principles of Design.

*  Create original artwork using a variety of art processes, media and styles.

*  Respond to artwork verbally and in writing through critique and reflection.

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Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
VA:Cr1.1.7a Apply methods to overcome creative blocks.
VA:Cr1.2.7a Develop criteria to guide making a work of art or design to meet an identified goal.

Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
VA:Cr2.1.7a Demonstrate persistence in developing skills with various materials, methods, and approaches in creating works of art or design.
VA:Cr2.2.7a Demonstrate awareness of ethical responsibility to oneself and others when posting and sharing images and other materials through the Internet, social media, and other communication formats.
VA:Cr2.3.7a Apply visual organizational strategies to design and produce a work of art, design, or media that clearly communicates information or ideas

Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work.
VA:Cr3.1.7a Reflect on and explain important information about personal artwork in an artist statement or another format.

Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation.VA:Pr4.1.7a Compare and contrast how technologies have changed the way artwork is preserved, presented, and experienced.

Anchor Standard 5: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.
VA:Pr5.1.7a Based on criteria, analyze and evaluate methods for preparing and presenting art

Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work.
VA:Pr6.1.7a Compare and contrast viewing and experiencing collections and exhibitions in different venues.

Anchor Standard 7: Perceive and analyze artistic work
VA:Pr4.1.7a Compare and contrast how technologies have changed the way artwork is preserved, presented, and experienced.
VA:Re.7.2.7a Analyze multiple ways that images influence specific audiences

Anchor Standard 8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.
VA:Re8.1.7a Interpret art by analyzing art-making approaches, the characteristics of form and structure, relevant contextual information, subject matter, and use of media to identify ideas and mood conveyed

Anchor Standard 9: Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.

VA:Re9.1.7a Compare and explain the difference between an evaluation of an artwork based on personal criteria and an evaluation of an artwork based on a set of established criteria.


Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.

VA:Cn10.1.7a Individually or collaboratively create visual documentation of places and times in which people gather to make and experience art or design in the world

 

Anchor Standard 11: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding

VA:Cn11.1.7a Analyze how response to art is influenced by understanding the time and place in which it was created, the available resources, and cultural uses.


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VA:Cr2.3.7 I can visualize design, and produce an art portfolio that communicates “my why”

VA:Cr2.3.7 I can monitor for meaning while experimenting and innovating with painting

VA:Cr1.1.7 I can utilize thumbnails, freewriting, and other creative brainstorming processes in the early stages of creating artwork.

VA:Cr3.1.7a Synthesize information about personal artwork, reflect on and explain the information through critique.

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Portfolio, line, shape, value, form, color, value, texture, space, pattern, narrative, expression, ceremonial, commemorative, functional, Color wheel, analogous, monochromatic, complementary, warm colors, cool colors, neutral color, graphite transfer, value, form, vessel, symbolism, three dimensional, abstract, realistic, coil, hard slab, soft slab, pinch, firing, kiln, glaze, clay, freestanding, relief, paintbrush, pallet, constructive criticism, feedback, reflection, revision, refinement, analysis, presentation, theme, synthesis, background knowledge, purpose and functions of art, analysis, inference

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Monitoring for Meaning, visualize, synthesize

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Reading for Meaning

Think/Pair/Share

Yes, No, Why

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