• 7th Grade: Art Essentials 
  • Welcome to 7th Grade's Art page!
     
    Please navigate below find course information, events, assignments, and due dates.
    More detailed information can be found digitally on students' Art Essentials Canvas course.  
     
     
    Distance Learning:
    Details on Distance Learning assignments can be found on the class Canvas page. Students should view and submit their work through that site. Detailed videos, images, digital handouts, and other resources can be found there. Please contact Mrs. Thompson if you have any questions (athompson@cbsd.org). 
     
    Current Assignments - 
     
    A day & B day Deadline: Thursday, March 26
     
     
    Overview:  "Blind Contour Landscape Drawings" on Canvas
     
    Estimated Time Required: 30 minutes 
     
    Explanation of Activity: Students should complete "Blind Contour Landscape Drawings" in the Distance Learning module Canvas
     
    Things to Know: Follow the directions and prompts on Canvas to complete the assignments
     
    Tasks: Complete the following Canvas assignment/s:
    1.  "Blind Contour Landscape Drawings"
    Links/Activities: Canvas
     

     
    A day & B day Deadline: Tuesday, March 24
     
     
    Overview:  "Making Art with Limited Materials Video" AND "Art Material Discussion" on Canvas
     
    Estimated Time Required: 30 minutes 
     
    Explanation of Activity: Students should complete "Making Art with Limited Materials Video" AND "Art Material Discussion" in the Distance Learning module Canvas
     
    Things to Know: Follow the directions and prompts on Canvas to complete the assignments
     
    Tasks: Complete the following Canvas assignment/s:
    1.  "Making Art with Limited Materials Video" AND
    2.  "Art Material Discussion"
    Links/Activities: Canvas
     

     
    A day & B day Deadline: Friday, March 20
     
     
    Overview:  "Art Supply Inventory" on Canvas
     
    Estimated Time Required: 30 minutes 
     
    Explanation of Activity: Students should complete "Art Supply Inventory" in the Distance Learning module Canvas
     
    Things to Know: Follow the directions and prompts on Canvas to complete the assignments
     
    Tasks: Complete the following Canvas assignment/s:
    1.  "Art Supply Inventory"
    Links/Activities: Canvas
     

     
    A day & B day Deadline: Wednesday, March 18
     
     
    Overview: "Distance Learning Intro" AND "A Question at a Distance (Hand-Raising Not Required)" on Canvas
     
    Estimated Time Required: 30 minutes 
     
    Explanation of Activity: Students should complete "Distance Learning Intro" AND "A Question at a Distance (Hand-Raising Not Required)" in the Distance Learning module Canvas
     
    Things to Know: Follow the directions and prompts on Canvas to complete the assignments
     
    Tasks: Complete 2 Canvas assignments:
    1.  "Distance Learning Intro"
    2.  "A Question at a Distance (Hand-Raising Not Required)"
    Links/Activities: Canvas
     

     
    Course Description::
    This eighteen week course builds upon the skills emphasized in the elementary art program. Students focus on the studio units of drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, and sculpture. Students produce a variety of two and three-dimensional art works. Art History is integrated throughout the course. Art movements, from the late 1800's to the early 1920's will be explored. Students continue to develop knowledge and skills in the disciplines of Art Criticism, Aesthetics and Philosophy, through various activities including critiques, class discussions, reflections and writings.
     
     
     
    Current Assignments:
          
     Digital Information & Details on Assignments can be Found on Canvas.
     

    7th Grade Tentative Calendar

    February:

    Week 1

     

    Intro 

    Week 2

     

    Clay Landscape Cylinders

     

    Week 3

     

    Clay Landscape Cylinders

     

    Week 4

     

    Clay Landscape Cylinders

    March:

    Week 1

     

    Clay Landscape Cylinders

     

    Week 2

     

    Clay Landscape Cylinders

     

    Week 3

    DISTANCE LEARNING 

    1.  "Distance Learning Intro"
    2.  "A Question at a Distance"
    3. "Art Supply Inventory"

    Week 4

    DISTANCE LEARNING 

    1.  "Making Art with Uncommon Materials Video"
    2. "Art Material Discussion"
    3. Landscape/"Place" Photography

    April:

    Week 1

     

     TBD

    Week 2

     

    TBD

     

    Week 3

     

    TBD

     

    Week 4

     

    TBD

    May:

    Week 1

     

    TBD

    Week 2

     

     TBD

    Week 3

     

    TBD

    Week 4

      

    TBD

    June:

    Week 1

     

    Week 2

     

     

    Week 3

     

     

    End of Course

    Week 4

     

     

     


     
     
     
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  • Questions and Comments?
    Email Mrs. Thompson: 
    athompson@cbsd.org