• 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). 
     

     

    Daily Expectations for Students

     

     

    ·       Attend our classroom check-in by accessing Canvas during your scheduled class time

    ·       Check Canvas for our daily/weekly assignments.

    ·       Complete and submit assignments by the due dates listed with each assignment.

    ·       Abide by CB Online Meeting Guidelines, found here.

    o   Watch your class' video, to learn about new course expectations & syllabus information:

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    Office Hours

    I will be available to parents and students each day between 9am and 11:30am. You can reach me by emailing athompson@cbsd.org

     

    Classroom Tools

    Our classroom will be using Canvas as the primary mode of assigning and collecting work.

     

    Resources

    Your class’ video has more details, so be sure to watch that if you haven’t already:

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    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

    DISTANCE LEARNING 

    1. Follow-up to Blind Contour Drawing

    Week 2

     DISTANCE LEARNING 

    1. Fauvism Landscape Intro

     

    Week 3

    DISTANCE LEARNING 

    1. Fauvism Landscape Submission

    Week 4

    DISTANCE LEARNING 

    1. Fauvism Landscape Submission

    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

     

     

     


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