7th Grade Art Syllabus – Lake Harriet Community School    Teacher: Joe Palm

Visual Art Standards

Fall

Winter

Spring

5.1 Learn and develop skills with media, techniques and process

Materials & Techniques

I. Supports (paper, canvas panels, etc.

II. Media (painting, pencil)

 

 Mixed Media

Collage techniques; painting application and glazes

I. Sculpture

a) Additive and subtractive

b) ceramic glazes and decorative techniques

5.2 Apply organizing principles and visual arts elements and use them in aesthetic ways

Drawing

I.Age progression,   Anatomical drawings

II.Pastel Studies

a)magnified forms

b.modeling

III.Rube Goldberg

a) mechanical illustrations

Composition

Texture and pattern painting (acrylic, watercolors)

I. Composition

II. Application (glaze, blending, values/tones

Applled Arts

I. Clay jewelry, clay masks

II. Ancient cultures

a) Pre-Columbian sculptures


5.3 Identify, interpret and use theme subject, symbol, cultural beliefs and intent

 

 Culture and Aesthetics

I.Aboriginal Bark Painting

a) storytelling and worship

b) symbols, metaphors

Assessment

I. Reflection, Critique

a) written, oral

5.4 Evaluate and assess the characteristics and merits of artwork

Critique viewing; analyze reproductions

Criticism, viewing reproductions

Criticism, viewing reproductions; exams

5.5 Understand the importance of the visual arts in relation to history, world cultures, and daily life

Western Art Chronicle

II. Tribal Art

III. Evaluation/

Assessment

Research,Interpret,Judge

I. European Art

II. Tribal Art

III. Evaluation, assessment

Reflection

I. written self assessment

 a).Document art process

 

5.6 Connections with other disciplines

Art and Science

I. Anatomical drawings


Interdisciplinary project;

 I. Student designed Lesson

Interdisciplinary project; 

5.7 How art materials and processes effect the student and community

Discussion Lecture:  Materials and Techniques

I. Supports (canvas, paper, panels)

II. Media (paint, pencil, ink, etc.)

Periodic Art Displays

Discussion Lecture: Materials and Techniques

I. Supports (canvas, paper, panels)

II. Media (paint, pencil, ink, etc.)


Periodic Art displays

Discussion Lecture: Materials and Techniques

I. Supports (canvas, paper, panels)

II. Media (paint, pencil, ink, etc.)

School Art Exhibit