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Project Planner: Who Am I?

  1. 1. 
 Project
Planner:
Who
Am
I?

Exploring
Identity
Through
Art‐
 A
Project
Inspired
By
MOCA’s
Contemporary
Art
Start
Program
 What
will
the
students
learn?
(content/skills)
 What
will
the
students
create?

(products)

 
Artistic
Expression
 
Develop
Perceptual
Skills
and
Visual
Arts
Vocabulary
  Panel
of
photographs
with
accompanied
writing
1.1
Identify
and
describe
the
principles
of
design
in
 piece
visual
compositions,
emphasizing
unity
and
harmony.
  Design
advertisements

  Draft
letters
to
invite
special
guests
to
attend
Creative
Expression
 exhibition
night/
silent
auction
Skills,
Processes,
Materials,
and
Tools
  Reflection
2.3
Demonstrate
beginning
skill
in
the
manipulation
of
digital
imagery
(e.g.,
computer‐generated
art,
digital
photography,
or
videography).

Aesthetic
Valuing
Derive
Meaning
4.1
Identify
how
selected
principles
of
design
are
used
in
a
work
of
art
and
how
they
affect
personal
responses
to
and
evaluation
of
the
work
of
art.
4.2
Compare
the
different
purposes
of
a
specific
culture
for
creating
art.

Make
Informed
Judgments
4.4
Assess
their
own
works
of
art,
using
specific
criteria,
and
describe
what
changes
they
would
make
for
improvement.


Reading
Vocabulary
and
Concept
Development
1.5
Understand
and
explain
the
figurative
and
metaphorical
use
of
words
in
context.

Literary
Response
&
Analysis

Structural
Features
of
Literature
3.1
Identify
and
analyze
the
characteristics
of
poetry,
drama,
fiction,
and
nonfiction
and
explain
the
appropriateness
of
the
literary
forms
chosen
by
an
author
for
a
specific
purpose.
3.4
Understand
that
theme
refers
to
the
meaning
or
moral
of
a
selection
and
recognize
themes
(whether
implied
or
stated
directly)
in
sample
works.
3.5
Describe
the
function
and
effect
of
common
literary
devices
(e.g.,
imagery,
metaphor,
symbolism).



 Olabuenaga_2011
p.1

  2. 2. 
What
is
the
Essential
Question(s)
that
will
drive
this
project?

 • How
can
art
tell
a
story?
 • How
does
art
define
the
artist?
 • How
is
art
a
reflection
of
the
artist?
 • How
does
art
bring
people
together?
 • What
is
a
museum?
________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Common
Intellectual
Mission
 • What
content/skills
will
ALL
students
learn
(regardless
of
role
or
other
student
choices)?
 o Artists/
photographers
compose
pieces
to
communicate
messages

 • What
individual
roles/jobs
will
students
take
on
in
this
project?
 o Photographer
 o Writer/poet
 o Curator
 o Advertiser

Adult
World
Connection
 • What
is
the
real
world
application
for
this
project?

Why
is
this
work
important?
 o Creating
work
for
others

 o Raising
money
for
the
school
 o Learning
how
museum
curators
organize
exhibitions
to
create
meaning
for
audiences
 o The
role
of
symbolism
and
metaphor
in
works
of
art
 
 • Who
is
the
audience
for
the
project?

How
will
work
be
displayed
publicly?
 o MOCA
artists/
educators
 o School
community
(parents/
teachers/
staff)
 o Local
community
members
 o Benefactors
 
 • How
will
you
connect
adults
and
professionals
from
outside
of
school
to
the
project?
 o Jeanne
Hoel
from
the
Contemporary
Art
Start
Program
at
MOCA
to
come
and
speak
to
 the
students
during
their
project
work
to
guide
their
pieces
and
talk
about
what
art
is.

 She
will
also
attend
the
Exhibition
Night.


 
Personalization
 • How
will
you
incorporate
student
choice
into
the
project?
 o Subject
of
the
photographs
 o Accompanied
poem
 o Layout
of
the
gallery
on
Exhibition
Night
 o Advertisements
for
the
Exhibition
Night

 • How
will
you
challenge
more
advanced
students?
 Olabuenaga_2011
p.2

  3. 3. 
 o These
students
will
have
leadership
roles
that
will
put
them
in
direct
contact
with
 members
of
the
community
outside
of
the
classroom.
 
 • How
will
you
support
IEP
students?
 o Scaffolds
for
identifying
subject
for
photographs
 o Scaffolds
for
writing
poetry
piece
 o Museum
models
to
see
how
works
of
art
are
laid
out
 o Trip
to
MOCA
Grand
to
see
a
museum
 
 • How
will
you
support
ELL’s?
 o Scaffolds
for
identifying
subject
for
photographs
 o Scaffolds
for
writing
poetry
piece
 o Museum
models
to
see
how
works
of
art
are
laid
out
 o Trip
to
MOCA
Grand
to
see
a
museum
 
 • How
will
you
assess
and
evaluate
each
student’s
effort
and
work?
 o Composition
of
the
photographs
 o Quality
of
the
writing
piece
 
 Tips
 • DUE
DATES:

Beware
of
extending
due
dates!


 • USE
BENCHMARKS:

Use
project
benchmarks/tasks/drafts
to
keep
track
of
student’s
progress
 and
help
them
keep
up
with
the
project
work.


 • Avoid
group
grades!


 • Assess
LEARNING
not
just
responsibility.


 • Allow
students
a
role
in
developing
rubrics(?)
 • Allow
access
to
rubrics
ahead
of
time;
post
on
DP
 • Keep
parents
posted
on
progress
during
project
so
there
are
no
surprises
with
grades
at
the
 end!



 Olabuenaga_2011
p.3

  4. 4. 
 Learning
Experience
#1:
Found
Faces

Universal
Theme:
Change
 Concept:

How
do
artists
make
familiar
 objects/materials
into
something
new?
Habit
of
Mind:
Flexibility;
Creating,
Imagining,
 Depth
&
Complexity:
Multiple
Perspectives
Innovating


Learning
Experience/
Activity:
 Resources:

Students
will
bring
in
5‐8
items
from
home.

They
  Keynote
will
then
arrange
them
into
faces.

The
works
will
  Digital
Camera
be
photographed;
then,
students
will
rearrange
  Dropbox
(for
sharing
photos)
the
same
objects
into
a
new
configuration
to
make
  Blogger
(to
post
presentations)
another
face.

These
will
be
photographed
as
well
  Household
items
(student‐brought)
and
put
into
a
Keynote
presentation
outlining
the
 Assessment:
artist’s
process.

A
poem
will
also
be
included.


 Students
will
be
assessed
on
the
clarity
of
their
 Keynote
presentation
and
the
reflection
they
 complete
about
how
they
used
the
Habit
of
Mind
 flexibility
in
the
project.




 Olabuenaga_2011
p.4

  5. 5. 
 Learning
Experience
#2:
What
is
Photography?

Universal
Theme:
Perspectives
 Concept:

What
decisions
do
artists
make
when
 they
create
a
photograph?
(MOCA
unit)
Habit
of
Mind:
Flexibility;
Creating,
Imagining,
 Depth
&
Complexity:
Multiple
Perspectives
Innovating


Learning
Experience/
Activity:
 Resources:

Show
Andreas
Gursky,
99
cent,
1999
photograph.

Ask
  Keynote
the
following
questions:
  Digital
Camera
 What
would
you
call
this
kind
of
art?
  Dropbox
(for
sharing
photos)
 Have
you
ever
made
a
photograph?
On
what
  Blogger
(to
post
presentations)
 occasions?
  Personal
photographs
(student‐brought)
 Why
do
people
take
photographs?
 Assessment:
 What
do
you
need
to
take
a
photograph?
 Students
will
be
assessed
on
the
following
areas:

  adherence
to
Hockney’s
style
of
photography
Students
will
bring
in
1‐2
photographs
from
home.

  subject
of
the
photograph
makes
a
clear
Those
photos
will
all
be
displayed.

Students
will
analyze
 connection
to
student’s
identity
the
photos
then
ponder
the
following
questions:
  poem/essay
clearly
explained
the
process
of
the
 How
are
these
pictures
similar/different?
 artist
and
the
connection
the
artist
has
to
the
 (Focus
on
single
image)

 subject
of
the
photomontage.
  Why
do
you
think
this
picture
was
taken?
  demonstration
of
the
Habit
of
Mind,
flexibility
&
  Why
do
you
think
this
picture
was
taken?
 creating,
imagining,
innovating,
through
the
  What
story
might
it
tell?
 personal
reflection
and
the
work
itself.


 (Focus
on
it
as
a
work
of
art)
  final
presentation
of
the
work
is
neat
and

  What
kinds
of
decisions
did
the
photographer
 professional
 make
when
he
or
she
took
this
picture?
  How
far
away
did
he
or
she
stand?
  What
kind
of
differences
does
it
make
when
 the
subject
is
close
up
or
far
away?
  What
did
the
photographer
choose
to
leave
 out
of
the
picture?
  Did
the
subject
pose
or
was
the
photo
candid?
  What
do
you
see
that
gives
you
that
 impression?
(Note:
All
questions
from
MOCA
Photography
unit)

Return
to
Hockney
photos
for
discussion
with
similar
questions
from
above.

Students
return
to
their
art
book
to
review
the
ideas
they
generated
for
their
Hockney
subject
that
represents
who
they
are.



Students
begin
taking
photos
to
create
their
very
own
photomontage
and
write
a
reflection.


 Olabuenaga_2011
p.5

  6. 6. 

 Project
Outline:
Who
Am
I?

Exploring
Identity
Through
Art

 Description:
 In
this
project,
you
will
create
a
gallery
exhibition
on
our
theme,
Who
Am
I?

Identity
 Through
Art,
using
pieces
of
artwork
inspired
by
David
Hockney.





 
 Essential
Questions:
 Essential
questions
are
questions
you
will
be
able
to
answer
at
the
end
of
this
project.

 They
are:
  What
is
a
museum?
  How
can
art
tell
a
story?
  How
does
art
define
the
artist?
  How
is
art
a
reflection
of
the
artist?
  How
does
art
bring
people
together?

 Materials:
  Digital
Camera
  Glue/Tape
  Picture
Frames
(optional)
  Photographs
  Computer
 • Programs
used:
Keynote,
Dropbox,
Word
(to
write
invitation
business
letters
&
 reflections),
iPhoto

 
 Directions:
 • Photographs/
Photograph
Collage
 o Select
a
subject
for
your
picture
that
represents
something
about
who
you
 are.


  Examples:

 • Writing
Journal
(if
you
are
a
writer)
 • Grandmother
(if
she
is
really
important
in
your
life)
 • Holding
a
soccer
ball
(if
you
really
love
playing
soccer)
 o Take
5‐10
photos
of
the
same
subject;
each
photo
should
be
taken
from
a
 different
perspectives/angles.


 o Submit
photos
to
Dropbox
for
printing
 o Arrange
the
photos
in
the
style
of
Hockney
to
make
your
final
piece

  (see
sample
below)
 o Title
your
artwork
 • Poetry/
Personal
Writing
Piece
 o To
accompany
your
art
work,
you
will
create
one
of
the
following:
a
poem
or
 a
personal
narrative
 Olabuenaga_2011
p.6

  7. 7. 
  Poem:
the
poem
will
need
to
discuss
or
make
mention
of
the
 subject
of
your
photo
collage
&
its
importance
to
you
and
your
 identity.
  Personal
Narrative:
this
narrative
must
explain
why
you
selected
the
 subject
and
what
it
reveals
about
your
identity.


 • Keynote
Presentation
 o Add
photos
from
the
following
activities/
learning
experiences:
  Found
Faces
  Hockney
 o Additional
Information
Slides:
  Habit
of
Mind
Reflection
 o Reflection
  Post
highlights
of
your
reflection
for
the
project
 
 • Reflection
 o Write
a
reflection
that
answers
all
of
the
essential
questions.

Include
a
 personal
reflection
on
what
this
project,
and
the
art
you
produced,
means
 to
you.




 
 Hockney
Sample:
 
 

 Mother
I
 David
Hockney
 1985
 Olabuenaga_2011
p.7

  8. 8. 
 Rubric
 A
rubric
is
a
scoring
tool
I
will
be
using
to
give
you
feedback
and
a
grade
on
your
project.


 
 Score
 Photograph
Collage
 Letters/Advertisements
 Reflection
 Presentation
 Collage
shows
exceptional
 Business
invitation
letters
 Reflection
is
very
 Student
uses
 creativity
&
personal
vision.

 follow
the
correct
 thoughtful
and
fully
 outstanding
 Piece
is
in
the
layered
style
 format/structure.

Letter
 addresses
the
 articulation
and
 of
David
Hockney.

Subject
 provides
all
of
the
necessary
 essential
questions.


 projection
and
 accurately
reflects
some
 details.

Shows
exceptional
 reflects
strong
 4
 aspect
of
the
artist’s
 professionalism,
while
 understanding
of
 identity,
relating
to
the
 acknowledging
the
value
 how
…
 project
theme,
Who
Am
I?

 the
addressee’s
attendance
 Layout
is
neat
&
visually
 would
have
at
the
event.
 interesting.


 Collage
shows
creativity
&
 Business
invitation
letters
 Reflection
is
 Student
uses
strong
 personal
vision.

Piece
is
in
 follow
the
correct
 thoughtful
and
 articulation
and
 the
layered
style
of
David
 format/structure.

Letter
 addresses
the
 projection
and
 Hockney.

Subject
accurately
 provides
all
of
the
necessary
 essential
questions.


 reflects
good
 3
 reflects
some
aspect
of
the
 details.

Shows
strong
 understanding
of
 artist’s
identity,
relating
to
 professionalism,
while
 how…
 the
project
theme,
Who
Am
 acknowledging
the
value
 I?

Layout
is
neat
&
visually
 the
addressee’s
attendance
 interesting.
 would
have
at
the
event.
 Collage
shows
limited
 Business
invitation
letters
 Reflection
needs
 Student
uses
 creativity
&
personal
vision.

 follow
some
of
the
correct
 some
more
work
and
 inconsistent
 Piece
shows
elements
of
the
 format/structure.

Letter
 may
not
address
all
 articulation
and
 layered
style
of
David
 provides
all
of
the
necessary
 the
essential
 projection
and
 Hockney.

Subject
somewhat
 details.

Shows
some
 questions.


 reflects
limited
 2
 reflects
some
aspect
of
the
 professionalism,
while
 understanding
of
 artist’s
identity,
relating
to
 maybe
acknowledging
the
 how…
 the
project
theme,
Who
Am
 value
the
addressee’s
 I?

Layout
may
be
sloppy
&
 attendance
would
have
at
 have
some
visual
interest.
 the
event.
 A
collage
was
not
made.
 A
letter/
advertisement
was
 A
reflection
was
not
 A
presentation
was
 not
written.
 written.
 not
given.
 1
 
 
 Olabuenaga_2011
p.8

  9. 9. 
 Due
Dates
 
 • Photographs:
Friday,
May
20th,
2011
 o All
photos
must
be
submitted
via
Dropbox
by
the
due
date
for
printing.
 • Photograph
Collage:
Wednesday,
May
25th,
2011
 o Arrangements
will
take
place
in
class.


 • Letter/Advertisement:

Wednesday,
May
18th,
2011
 o 
Group
letter
must
be
submitted
by
email
on
or
before
the
due
date.
 • Exhibition/Presentation:

Friday,
June
3rd,
2011
 o 
Final
gallery
pieces
will
be
on
display
on
during
our
Exhibition
Night.


 • Reflection:
Thursday,
June
2nd,
2011
 o Full
reflections
will
be
written
&
submitted
via
email.

Highlights
from
the
reflection
 are
to
be
included
on
the
Keynote
Presentation
on
a
separate
slide.


NOTES:


 Olabuenaga_2011
p.9


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