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Art 1 Beginning Art

Starts Week 1

Curriculum Map
Time Frame: 4 weeks

Goals
Students will learn and demonstrate
1. skills for drawing 3D on a 2D surface,
2. will understand the use of line, shape,
weight, value, contrast, proportion
3. How to use the tools for drawing
effectively and properly.
4. Students will experiment and experience
the fundamental principles of drawing.
5. Students will also learn and demonstrate
proper ways to analyze and critique
works of art.

Projects:
Drawing Exercises (2 days)
Sketch book making (1 day)
Line art Project (week)
Spheres and Ribbons (week)
Still life B/W (week)
Grid line Project (4 days)

Unit 2D Drawing

Vocab

Standards
ART.VA.II.HS.5 Reflect, articulate, and edit the
development of artwork
throughout the creative process. ART.VA.II.HS.1
Identify, define problems, and reflect upon
possible visual
solutions.
(21st Century Skills: I.2, I.3, I.4)
ART.VA.II.HS.2 Create artwork using materials
and techniques with skill so
that personal intentions are carried out.
(21st Century Skills: I.1, 1.2, II.7, III.3)

Skills/ prior knowledge


Understanding line, shape and
value
Hand eye coordination
Perspective/ Sighting

Elements and Principals of Design


Line
shape
value
contrast
Balance
Perspective
Sighting
gesture drawing
contour line drawing
cross hatching
reductive drawing,

Supplies
Drawing pencils, paper, rulers
Erasers, blenders, charcoal, white
charcoal

Assessment
Participation
Rubric
In progress and Final critiqu

Art History
Use examples for historical pieces to show the specific emphasis of a
drawing technique.
Ex. Line (Medieval art prints) (Greek and Roman art)

Art 1 Beginning Art


Starts Week 5
weeks

Curriculum Map
Time Frame: 3

Goals
Students will use their skills to
1. Create depth/space
2. Perspective and value
3. Line and line weight
in a still life and self-portrait.

Projects:
Candy still life (week and a half)
Self-portrait 1 (week and a half)

Unit 2D Drawing

Vocab

Standards ART.VA.I.HS.3 Demonstrate


understanding of organizational principles
and methods to solve specific visual arts
problems.
ART.VA.I.HS.5 Responsibly and safely manage
materials and tools. ART.VA.II.HS.2 Create
artwork using materials and techniques with skill
so that personal intentions are carried out.

Skills/ prior knowledge


Perspective, sighting, shape, line,
weight, illusion of depth

Blending
Proportion
Sighting
Use of color with value
Contrast
Balance
Depth
perspective

Supplies
Color pencils, calk and oil pastels,
mix media paper, pencils, rulers,
knead erasers
Charcoal, pencils, erasers, paper
white charcoal, blending materials

Assessment
Rubric
Participation
Critiques both in progress a

Art History Talk about and reference still life and drawing from life through
historical context and time periods.
Pieter Klaesz, "Still Life"

Art 1 Beginning Art


Starts Week 8

Curriculum Map
Time Frame: 1 week

Goals
Students will learn and demonstrate proper
1. perspective techniques
2. skills to give the illusion of depth and
space
3. Historical studies and references on
perspective
4. Reference historical architecture and the
names for the architectural pieces they
are drawing.

Unit 2D Drawing

Standards ART.VA.I.HS.3 Demonstrate


understanding of organizational principles
and methods to solve specific visual arts
problems.
(21st Century Skills: I.4, II.5, III.3) ART.VA.III.HS.4
Evaluate the quality and effectiveness of ones
artwork.
(21st Century Skills: I.3, II.1, III.4)

Vocab

Perspective
Horizon
Vanishing point
Depth
Architecture

Projects:
Perspective architecture (week)

Skills/ prior knowledge


Using specific measuring skills, and
geometry to create a
mathematically correct perspective
drawing.

Supplies
Sharpies, pencils, rulers, erasers,
paper, compass, pens.

Assessment
Rubric
Participation
Critiques both in progress a

Art History
History of perspective studies in the Renaissance
Masaccios Trinity
Peruginos "Christ Delivering the Keys of the Kingdom to Saint Peter"

Art 1 Beginning Art


Starts Week 10
weeks

Curriculum Map
Time Frame: 3 and a half

Goals
Students will learn and demonstrate,
1. How to properly mix colors
2. Color value, tint and shade
3. What Complementary, analogous,
monochromatic, and the primary colors
are
4. Proper techniques for the specific paint or
tool they are using.

Unit 2D Painting Unit Sub unit Color theory

Standards ART.VA.I.HS.5 Responsibly and safely


manage materials and tools.
ART.VA.II.HS.1 Identify, define problems, and
reflect upon possible visual
solutions.
(21st Century Skills: I.2, I.3, I.4)

Vocab
Color theory
Complementary colors
Analogous colors
Monochromatic
Primary colors
Warm and cool colors
Pointillism
Wet and dry brush

Projects:
Color wheel ( 4 days)
Stamp Complementary color project
(week)
Pointillism Project (week)
Watercolor landscape (week and a
half)

Skills/ prior knowledge


Knowing the relationships between
colors, how to properly hold, handle
and care for a brush.

Supplies
Acrylic paint,, water color, brushes,
pallets, paper, canvas,

Art History Give examples of historical artworks that demonstrate color


theory.
Give many references and discuss Pointillism (Sunday on the Island of La
Grande Jatte) and Pop art
Talk about Expressionism and the use of colors during that time.

Art 1 Beginning Art


Starts Week 13

Time Frame: 4 weeks

Curriculum Map
Unit 2D Painting

Vocab

Assessment
Rubric
Participation
Critiques both in progress a

Goals
1. Students will learn and demonstrate
brainstorming ideas and putting mean
and intention behind their pieces of work.
2. Students will learn about other cultural
contexts and meaning and purposed
behind work similar to their own.

Projects:
Self-Crest project (week and a half)
Expressionist painting (week and a
half )
Self portrait 2 (2 weeks)

Standards
ART.VA.IV.HS.2 Describe the functions and
explore the meaning of specific
art objects within varied cultures, times, and
places.
(21ST Century Skills: I.3, I.6, III.2, III.7)
ART.VA.III.HS.4 Evaluate the quality and
effectiveness of ones artwork.
(21st Century Skills: I.3, II.1, III.4)

Skills/ prior knowledge

Color theory
Symbolism
Expressionism
Perspective
Proportion
Depth
Line, value, shape

Supplies
Acrylic paint, markers, pencils,
paper, canvas, printable references

Art History
Family crests History
Expressionist Era (The Scream) ( Starry Night)

Art 1 Beginning Art

Self-representation
Family crest/ coat of arms
Symbolism
Western and Eastern perspectives

Curriculum Map

Assessment
Rubric
Participation
Critiques both in progress a

Starts Week 17

Time Frame: 5 and half weeks

Goals
Students will learn and demonstrate
1. Transform an idea into a 3D space
2. Shape and form
3. Talk about function verses aesthetic

Projects:
Paper Sculpture Group project
(week)
Recycled object sculpture (week
and half)
Greek Vase Paper Mache (Week and
half)

Unit 3D Sculpture

Vocab

Standards
ART.VA.II.HS.7 Create collaboratively to resolve
visual problems.
Standard
4: Understand, analyze, and describe the arts in
their historical, social, and cultural contexts.
ART.VA.I.HS.5 Responsibly and safely manage
materials and tools.
ART.VA.I.HS.4 Exhibit, present, and publish
quality works of art.

Skills/ prior knowledge


Understanding layers to make a
well balanced form. Creating art in
a 3D space from a 2D plan.

Form
Shape
Balance
Relief Sculpture
Armature
Free standing
Performance art
Kinetic sculpture

Supplies
Construction paper, scrapbooking
paper, scissors, razor blades,
exacto knives, cardstock, rulers,
compasses, protractors, pen, pencil.
Acrylic paint, bottles, cans, recycled
material.

Paper Aboriginal Masks (week and


half)

Art History
Look at Indian art, Native art and aboriginal art to create masks.
Create a Greek vase by reference Greek pottery and form.
Artists that use recyclable materials to create work.

Art 1 Beginning Art

Curriculum Map

Assessment
Rubric
Participation
Critiques both in progress a

Starts Week 22

Time Frame: 6 weeks

Goals
Students will learn and demonstrate
1. The popper techniques to make works
made of clay
2. Create functional pieces as well as
sculptural pieces
3. Understand the techniques for molds and
reproducing pieces.

Projects:
Coil, Slab and pinch pots ( 1 week)
Vessel Project ( week and half)
Clay creature Project (week and
half)
Tile project Collaboration (2 and half
weeks)

Unit 3D Clay

Vocab

Standards ART.VA.I.HS.5 Responsibly and safely


manage materials and tools. ART.VA.I.HS.2
Intentionally use art materials and tools when
applying
techniques and skills to communicate ideas.
(21st Century Skills: I.6, III.3, III.6) ART.VA.II.HS.2
Create artwork using materials and techniques
with skill so
that personal intentions are carried out.
(21st Century Skills: I.1, 1.2, II.7, III.3)

Skills/ prior knowledge


Techniques of purposely building up
clay and fusing pieces together,
glazing properly and how to mold
pieces to replicate.

Coil
Slab
Pinch pots
Slip and score
Glaze
High fire and Low fire

Supplies
Clay, clay tools: sponges, pin tools,
kidneys, forks, glaze,

Art History
How old the act of working with clay is with the historical evidence for
primitive to modern times.

Art 1 Beginning Art

Curriculum Map

Assessment
Rubric
Participation
Critiques both in progress a

Starts Week 28

Time frame 6 weeks

Goals
Students will learn and demonstrate
1. The ability to accurately represent an
object in space with the use of clay.
2. How to critically analyze another artists
work and present on the subject using
learned vocabulary for over the year

Projects:
Clay Food Project (2 weeks)
Clay Artist Replica Project Final (4
weeks)

Unit 3D Clay

Vocab

Standards
ART.VA.II.HS.2 Create artwork using materials
and techniques with skill so
that personal intentions are carried out.
ART.VA.III.HS.3 Critically observe a work of art to
evaluate and respond to
the artists intent using art vocabulary and
terminology.
(21st Century Skills: I.2, I.3, I.6, II.1)

Skills/ prior knowledge


Clay building techniques,
Analyzing and talking about another
artists work and meaning
Presentation skills

Art History
Historical instances of replicating or copying previous works of art in
history. Romans coping Greek sculpture. Romanticism and Classical
period. (Statue of David)

Surrealism/ realism
Artist Statement

Supplies
Clay, glaze clay tools, food
references. Computers for research
project, PowerPoint.

Assessment
Rubric
Participation
Critiques both in progress a