Minarets High School Art Vision and Goals


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Art Teacher Carol Gordon shares her goals for 2010-2011 at Minarets High School.

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Minarets High School Art Vision and Goals

  1. 2. Art I & II 2009 - 2010 2009 - 2010 <ul><li>What worked, and what’s next? </li></ul>
  2. 3. What made it successful? <ul><li>1. Students that wanted to experience art. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Students who trusted me, and wanted to create something they were proud of. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Projects that worked. <ul><li>Jackson Pollock Party </li></ul>
  4. 5. More Successful projects <ul><li>Chalk/Glue Mythological Characters </li></ul>
  5. 6. Big success <ul><li>3 foot Paper Mache characters with a moveable part </li></ul>
  6. 7. Successful & Fun <ul><li>Stop Motion videos with paper mache characters </li></ul>
  7. 8. Successful Drawings <ul><li>Extreme Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Self Portraits </li></ul>
  8. 9. Improvement Needed: <ul><li>More short term projects </li></ul><ul><li>Organized clean-up </li></ul><ul><li>Less teacher direction </li></ul><ul><li>More artist research </li></ul><ul><li>Projects with more student based choices </li></ul><ul><li>Document all projects, and enter more competitions </li></ul>
  9. 10. More Short Term Projects <ul><li>Drawing the human figure </li></ul><ul><li>Color Wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Drawing with “Pencil” and drawing boards </li></ul><ul><li>Colored pencil drawing of color groups (primary, secondary, intermediary colors) </li></ul><ul><li>Jewelry making </li></ul><ul><li>Tile mosaic </li></ul><ul><li>Possible clay work </li></ul>
  10. 11. Organized clean-up <ul><li>At the beginning of each project demonstrate specific clean-up processes. </li></ul><ul><li>Assign one clean-up rep at each table </li></ul><ul><li>Allow enough time at the end of each project to clean-up </li></ul><ul><li>Place TA at the sink to monitor cleaning </li></ul>
  11. 12. Less Teacher Direction <ul><li>Assign student based positions </li></ul><ul><li>Organize group brain-storming for ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Involve TA with ideas, process assistance, project planning, set up. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow project choices </li></ul>
  12. 13. More Artist Research <ul><li>Involve students in researching famous artist </li></ul><ul><li>Allow students to select artist that they would like to know more about. </li></ul><ul><li>Assist students in creating projects related to their favorite artist technique. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Projects with more student choices <ul><li>With each project select at least three choices </li></ul><ul><li>Involve TA in project choice ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Involve students in project choice ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Create a student contract for each project that allows students to state their ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Be consistent and firm with due date </li></ul>
  14. 15. Ideas for Art II <ul><li>Door Panel Painting </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Design Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Drawing </li></ul><ul><li>Competitions </li></ul><ul><li>Document projects </li></ul>
  15. 16. Art III Projects <ul><li>Students will design a classical representational painting, then paint the same design in pointillism, cubism, and abstract style. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will do research on each of these styles and artist that made these styles a popular movement </li></ul><ul><li>Students will create one large painting/drawing in their favorite style. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will learn how to make wooden frames, stretch canvas. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students to document all projects for college portfolio, and competitions. </li></ul>