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SOAP CARVING SCULPTURES

Year Group:

Term Date:

4° ESO

Summer

UNIT COVERED:

Space and Volume

STANDARDS

STANDARD 1.2: Students recognize the significant works of Western and non-Western art and understand the chronological development of art movements. STANDARD 2.1: Students describe, analyse, and interpret works of art and artifacts. STANDARD 3.1: Students identify and apply criteria to make informed judgements about art. STANDARD 4.3: Students develop and apply skills using a variety of two-dimensional and three-dimensional media, tools, and processes to create works that communicate personal meaning. STANDARD 4.4: Students reflect on, revise, and refine their work using problem solving and critical thinking skills. STANDARD 5.1: Students create original works of art. STANDARD 5.2: Students exhibit individuality in the interpretation and appreciation of images.

OBJECTIVES

KEY QUESTIONS

• Student can observe the different view points of a three-dimensional form to and explain how they are affected by light.

• What are the different stages of the planning of a technical project?

• What different methods exist to make sculptures?

• Student creates three-dimensional works using preliminary sketches and the different composing phases of a technical project.

• What needs to be considered when working with a fragile material?

• Student creates an original work of art.

• Student exhibits individuality in the interpretation and appreciation of images.

• Student creates a neat and tidy artwork.

• Student shows good attitude and behaviour (see rubric).

• Student shows good organizational and time management skills.

CONCEPTS

MAIN ACTIVITY

KEY VOCABULARY

RESOURCES

Space, volume and the surrounding Exempt volume Sculpture Two ways of creating a sculpture:

positive and negative The creation process of a piece of work. Sketches Inuit soap carvings

Students are introduced to the two ways of creating a sculpture:

Space Volume Form Figurative Exempt Volume Positive sculpting process Negative sculpting process Inuit soap carving Sketch

PP Presentation Inuit soap carvings Sketching paper Pencils Erasers Soaps Cutters Toothpicks

positive and negative. PP presentation on in Inuit soap carvings Students are introduced to the different stages of project planning. Students make a plan for their sculpture, showing it from all 6 sides. Students draw outlines on soap. Students carve their soap until they get the sculpture they wanted.

ASSESSMENT / EVALUATION / ADDITIONAL NOTES:

 

Class discussion

Assessment rubric