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SECONDARY LESSON PLAN

YEAR LEVEL & SUBJECT: Studio Art, Yr 12

DATE: Week 4

NO. OF STUDENTS: 16

LESSON DURATION: 90 minutes

TOPIC/FOCUS: preparation for Neon Parc gallery visit/ Guest speaker- understanding the role of a curator & conservator
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GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: By the completion of the lesson students should be able too
- understand what a curator is/ what they do
- understand the role of a conservator
- know what goes into the promotional & media planning
SUMMARY OF RESOURCES REQUIRED:
- Whiteboard/ marker
- pens/ pencils
- laptops
- folios
LESSON PROCEDURE
TIMING

RESOURCES

STEPS OF THE LESSON

EXPECTED STUDENT
REACTIONS OR
RESPONSES

TEACHER RESPONSES
TO STUDENTS

GOALS & METHODS OF


EVALUATION

15 mins

- Whiteboard
/ marker

- pens/

pencils

- laptops
- folios

Before class: set up room for guest Students listen and


speaker
respond.
Opening:
Introduce Geoff Newton to the
class- He is the owner/ curator for
Neon Parc, a privately run gallery
in the CBD & their second
location in Brunswick.
Neon Parc selects local &
international artists to exhibit
their work, We will be visiting
there next week!
Make sure you take plenty of
notes, ask questions etc as there
is a short answer question sheet
for you to fill out (find at the
bottom of document)
Geoff Begins presentation

30 mins

Students listen/ take notes

FORMATIVE:
students are assessed on
their class discussion and
contribution.
Allow for group discussion

SUMMATIVE:
students are assessed on
their prior knowledge of the
learnings (at the completion
of class they are also
assessed on their folio
contribution).
students analyse and
evaluate how artists
communicate ideas and
convey meaning in
artworks (Studio Art, 2017).

15 mins

Lesson Development:
Question/ response time

Students listen and


respond.
Teacher aides where
necessary.

Class thanks Geoff


Short answer sheets are handed out
25 mins

Students have some time in class to


begin questionnaire.

Students begin working

FORMATIVE:
students are assessed on
their class discussion and
contribution.
SUMMATIVE:
students are assessed on
their prior knowledge of the
learnings and their design
process for final designs/
their use of elements,
principles, materials and
techniques.
Students identify the
influences of other artists
and analyse connections
between techniques,
processes and visual
conventions in artworks to
develop their own art
practice. They select, and
manipulate materials,
techniques, processes, visual
conventions and technologies
to express ideas and
viewpoints in their artworks
(Studio Art, 2017).

5 mins

HOMEWORK: Complete
questionnaire, ready for gallery visit
next week

Students listen

FORMATIVE:
students are assessed on
their class discussion and
contribution.
SUMMATIVE:
students are assessed on
their prior knowledge of the
learnings and their design
process for final designs/
their use of elements,
principles, materials and
techniques.

NEON PARC WORKSHEET


Guest speaker
A local/ private gallery
1. What type of promotions, media & advertising does Neon Parc provide for their artists?

2. What type of space is it? e.g artist run, private, government etc... and what are the
advantages of this space?

3. What type of conservational requirements clash the most with curatorial?

4. What types of artists exhibit in this space?

5. What are the key concerns for Neon Parc in terms of conservation?