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CLASS SYLLABUS

WELCOME TO ARTS CLASS


Teacher: Miss Lay Wah Carolina Ching
Email: carolina.ching@nuevasemilla.com.ec
Blog for the class: http://uensarts2.blogspot.com/
CLASS FOUNDATION
-IB Profile
Inquirers
Caring
Communicators
Reflective

Risk Taker
Thinker
Knowledgeable
Open Minded

Principled
Balanced

-Approaches to Learning
1. Thinking skills
2. Communication skills
3. Social Skills
4. Self Management Skills
5. Research skills
-Approached to Teaching
1. Inquiry
2. Conceptual understanding
3. Local and social context
4. Differentiated
5. Collaboration
6. Assessment
-The class will be taught with content, context and concepts.

Content: theories, techniques


Context: Examples and Applications
Concept: Culture, Change, Innovation, Strategy, Ethics, Globalization
GRADING:
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HOMEWORKS
INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION
GROUP WORK
QUIZZES
SUMATIVA (APORTE)

20%
20%
20%
20%
20%

ARTS CLASS CONTENT:


QUIMESTER 1

BLOCK

Myths and Legends Cinematographics


Research, document and
analyze myth and legends,
in the close surroundings
EDUCATIONAL
and in visual artistics
OBJECTIVE
representations and
cinematographic to create a
character and mythical story.
-Report through pictures
gestures that are found in
their surroundings -Write at
SKILL WITH
least two myths after
PERFOMANCE
academical research from
CRITERIA
different sources. -Describe
the values and symbols of a
character in a piece of art.
-Myths and Legends in
Ecuador -Communication:
Verbal and NonVerbal Elements of film (image,
CONTENT
time, movement, sound and
lighting) -Principal chacters,
symbols, and message. Aesthetic value. Mthological character.
UNIT TITLE

Movements - Dance

Microuniverse - Theather

Understand, analyze and


interpret physical movements
and movements in dance to
create and advertise a Musical
piece that shows personal and
group perspective of a current
school topic.

Analyze, critize and create


abstract images based on
science to develop original
appreciations about oneself and
the world.

-Research and reproduce with


-Argue the effect of everyday
pictures or drawings scientifical
listening environment in moods
images of the microunvierse. -Improvise a dance from varied
Transfer feelings to visual
rhythms and sounds -Participate
images, movements or sounds
in the creation of a musical
using microuniverse as the
piece on stage.
inspiration.

-Dance history and origins Dance Tradition -Coreography Elements of dance -Dance
attires and their contribution to
dance performance.

Definition of microuniverse abstract and figurative art Microscopic images -Theather


history

QUIMESTER 2
BLOCK
UNIT TITLE

EDUCATIONAL
OBJECTIVE

SKILL WITH
PERFOMANCE
CRITERIA

CONTENT

My surroundings and me Comic


Reflect about the process of
Document the relationships
life and death through cultural
with the surroundings and
ceremonies, through the
reflect about them to create a
creation of stage works and
comic that portrays cultural
building the cultural values.
values
-Reflect about its personal
-Compare in a short essay the values of love, freedom, social
values presented in a film and
reponsability and expresses
the cultural values of its
them in written form. -Create
surrounding. -Describe what is different comics based on their
a scene mounting and the
personal experience. importance in a film.
Recognize the elements of a
comic in the creation of one.
Life and death cycles - Film

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Meetings of culture - Music
Research and build musical
instruments to create a basic
rythm that reflects its personal
vision, religion and culture.

-Research and describe the


ecuadorian musical
instruments. -Describe one or
more effects of the artistic
migration movements. -Listen
and analyze a conversation in
the classroom with alternative
music elements.
-Local soundscape. -Local
Life and death cycles - Film - -My surroundings -Informal art
listening environment. -History
Death ceremonies across
performances -Verbal
of sounds: origins and tones. cultures. -Film History. -Movie
components of the comic aesthetic criteria - Rythms analysis
Comic History
Design principles for posters -