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Lesson Plan

Nina Benson - Visual Arts


Week 33 - Seventh Grade

DesiredResults
EstablishedGoals/Objective:
The objective of this SECOND PROJECT for the seventh graders is
to work independently, developing a concrete understanding of building perspective. Students will select
from several themes and then create a maze that exhibits careful planning and critical thinking skills.
Students will complete the planning of their maze and begin production.

StateExpectations:
Identify the elements [art] (Per state goal 25A) and demonstrate knowledge and skills to
create visual works of art using manipulation, eye-hand coordination, and building imagination, (Per state goal 26B).
Students [will] understand how the arts shape and reflect history
,
society and everyday life. (Per state goal 27)

Understandings:

EssentialQuestions:

People create and interact with objects, places, and


design that define, shape, enhance, and empower their
lives.

How do artists and designers create works of art design(s)


that effectively communicate?

Studentswillknow

Studentswillbeableto

Art room procedures

Collaborate, and ask for clarification

Expectations for the second assignment

Create a 3D sculpture using a set base

Stages of design and executive function

Think spatially - think in terms of environment

Art Vocabulary: Design, Cognitive


process-attention, producing, understanding
reasoning problem solving and decision making
Three dimensional, mixed media, texture-the
APPEARANCE
of a surface, Storyline,

Create a storyline that brings in existing knowledge constructing models of content of what is being created by the
student

AssessmentEvidence
PerformanceTasks:
Students will view a
presenation complete the design for their maze
and begin the production

OtherEvidence:
Students will be questioned

verbally about their understanding of their materials,


the task and procedures.

LearningPlan
LearningActivities:
Monday

: Students will critique.


Tuesday
: View a presentation

Wednesday

:
Discuss direction and story lines.
Thursday
: Create and discuss designs.
Friday
: Begin work
Strategy Key
CS-Coop Structure
GO-Use of Graphic Organizers
PC-Peer Coaching
DI-Direct Instruct
M- Modeling
G/MP-Guided Monit Practice
IP-Id Practice
I/R-
Invest
/Res
E/D-Exp./Disc

Assessment Key
S-Summary
J-Journal
SE-Self Evaluation
T/Q-Test/Quiz
I/GP-Id/Grp. Proc
GCA-Graded Class Assignment
PTL-Perf Task List
RR: Running Record
TOD-
Tea Obs
w/Doc
P/PR-Pres/Proj w/Rubric

RUBRIC Due 5/20


Select a theme: Underwater, Space,
Medieval, Futuristic, Forest,
Museum, a Giants kitchen, Gold mine
Create a central location that is the
core/hub, problem that must be
tackled, ONLY TWO CHARACTERS,
Matrix must be 12x12, 3D and mixed
media