or a binder/folder to use with computer paper.
As an artist, I highly recommendusing a spiral bound sketchbook
(9x12 inches). However, it is not required.Sketchbooks can be found at local arts or office supply stores such as Michael's, OfficeDepot, Staples, JoAnn's, etc.-You may also want to bring in an art smock or an old oversized shirt to protect yourclothing.
Good attendance is essential for passing this course. You are responsible forall class-work. If you miss a class for any reason, you will be expected to make up the studiotime. Missing nine or more days may result in denial of credit for this course. In order tomake up work, an excused absence note must be received within 2 days of returning toschool.
Lateness: Always be on time. If you are late, you must have a pass.
Offense:SIR with corresponding parent/guardian contact3
Offense:SIR with corresponding parent/guardian contact and classroom detention4
Offense: Administrative referral that could result in more serious consequencessuch as Saturday school, In School Suspension, or Suspension.
Grading Policies and Procedures:
Each student will compile a portfolio that consists of work completed in class orat home, sketchbook/altered book, reflections and exams. Each work in the portfolio will begraded according to the following criteria:
- Meeting the criteria or objectives for the specific assignment. Ex. Anassignment may include specific preparation/brainstorming.
– Proper handling of equipment, responsible use of time, respect for othersand their work, clean up, and class participation.
Craftsmanship / Presentation
– Neatness and respect for your work should be evidentin the appearance of a completed assignment.
– Thoughtfulness to the composition and its relationship to your personal ideas.
: For each day late you submit a homework assignment after the deadline, you will be deducted one letter grade, (or 10%) off of your grade. For each day late you submitan in-class assignment after the deadline, you will be deducted half a letter grade, (or 5%)off of your grade.
: If you are legally absent, you may make up missed work. You are permitted a oneday extension for every day you are absent.
You are responsible for asking theinstructor for missed work.
The nature of the assignment may require that you do the work at school rather than at home. It is up to the instructor to decide on what day and at what time this would occur.1. Grades will be based on a points earned/total points system. The grade is determined by dividing points earned by points possible. Letter grades will assigned on a 100 pointpercentage scale: 89.5%+=A, 79.5%+=B, 69.5%+=C, 59.5%+=D, 59.5% or less = E