Syllabus ART Module Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School What is this class about?

Module Three is focused on students mastering essential skills that are fundamental in art. Such as Elements and principles of art that include lines, values, space, color and shapes and also understanding qualities in a composition that will help them create and assess their ideas and more effective ways to communicate them. What are the expectations? • Mastering of elements and principles of Art and its definitions and usage in basic compositions. • • Excel in achieving good working habits and communication skills through the Arts. Active participation in Art related community events.

• Participation and promotion of in school sponsored events such as Black History Celebration and International Women’s Day. • Completion of an Art portfolio.

What exactly I’m learning based on the Illinois State Standards?

25B1. Analyze the dominant artistic components (i.e., elements, principles, expressive

ideas; processes, technologies; creative processes) using appropriate vocabulary in all the arts. • 25B2. Compare and contrast similar and distinctive artistic components (i.e., elements, principles, expressive ideas; processes, technologies; creative processes) across art forms.

27A1. Analyze how the arts function in historical, societal, economic, and personal contexts (e.g. economic trends, creative thinking, intra/inter communication, adornment, environments, entertainment, historical record, jobs).

Content of Module 3
Unit I: Elements of Art Theme: Back to the basics/Elements of Art and beyond (Workshop and Discussion) • Discussion of Syllabus [Policies on attendance, participation, homework, behavior and make-up work] • Handout: http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/building_lessons/elements.html

• Homework: Reading of hand out and bring ten examples of Elements of Art as discussed in class.

Theme: All about lines • • What is a line? Creation of a final composition using a combination of lines.

Theme: When lines make shapes? • Creation of a basic composition using lines

Theme: All about shapes, forms and symbols Test on shapes, forms and symbols Theme: Values and Space (perspective and depth) Creation of one perspective drawing using light and shadow values to create the illusion of depth Theme: The exciting world of shading (Values: tinting and shading) • • Creation of a tonal scale using black and white acrylic paint Create a black and white image reproduction from a given photograph

Theme: Tridimensional shapes, perspectives • Creation of three Drawings from tri dimensional objects. One final

Theme: All about color (five weeks) • • Creation of a color wheel following studied guidelines Two tonal pieces (hot cold compositions of any image or subject)

Theme: Color Theory • • Two freestyle pieces Test on Color Theory

REVIEW OF ELEMENTS OF ART (Study Guide) Final test on Elements of Art Review of Elements of Art

Grading system • • • • Portfolio 10 to 12 samples of your work—60% Performance (daily working habits and behavior)—20% Tests & Quizzes Homework—10% Attendance—10%

Requirements: • • Students are required to organize and complete a portfolio of the work created in class. Students are required to help in their own individual assessment and learning progress.

• Students are expected to behave at all times with respect to their peers and adults involved in their education. • • Students are expected to behave accordingly to the space, since IPRAC is not part of the school and many meetings take place around us, appropriate behavior is expected at all times. • Students are encouraged to follow deadlines and submit work on time.

• Students are entitled to request extensions, incompletes and make up work with correspondent copies of medical justification. • Students are expected to be in the van five minutes prior to the beginning of their period.

• Usage of cell phone during school hours is forbidden, students that are required their phone for any reason and not complying with school policy will be removed from the class. • Students are only allowed to use electronics such as IPods and MP3 players during individual working time. This is a privilege and the volume must be discreet. Students that fail to comply will have their device remove and will be written up. • Students are NOT allowed to use the computer classroom for leisure, non academic or personal purposes. Authorization for its usage is highly recommended at all times. • Classroom materials are limited for designated projects in class. No student should take any materials for personal usage under any circumstance other than approved by the teacher. • Students are expected to clean their materials before leaving the classroom. Materials cleanup is to be due ten to five minutes prior to dismissal. 20 Points will be removed from the total grade of each project when student leaves the room without cleaning their materials properly.

Students are expected to take shifts in cleaning up the art room.

• Dismissal for each class is first period (10:05 a.m.) Fourth period (1:05pm) and sixth period (3:05p.m.) Students are expected to remain seated in the classroom until the end of each period. Student who exits the classroom without authorization before dismissal will receive a write up and subsequently a suspension.

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