• 8th Grade: Modern Art & Design
  • Welcome to 8th Grade's Modern Art & Design page!
     
    Please navigate below find course information, events, assignments, and due dates.
    More detailed information can be found digitally on students' Modern Art 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 period's 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 is an extension of elementary art concepts, skills and prior experiences. The studio units focused upon include advanced intermediate skills and concepts in drawing, painting, commercial art, architecture, crafts, and animation. In Art History, students will study the artistic styles that were developed beginning in 1915 until the end of the twentieth century. A variety of art movements and artists will be explored. Students will further develop knowledge and skills related to the disciplines of Art Criticism, Aesthetics and Philosophy, through various activities including critiques, class discussions, reflections, and writings.
     
     
    Current Assignments:
     
     
Students Select Imagery for Collage
  • 8th Grade Art – Tentative Calendar

    February:

    Week 1

     

    Intro

    Week 2

     

    Inspired Sketches

    Week 3

     

    Functional Pottery, Inspired by a Masterpiece

    Week 4

     

    Functional Pottery, Inspired by a Masterpiece

    March:

    Week 1

     

    Functional Pottery, Inspired by a Masterpiece

    Week 2

     

    Functional Pottery, Inspired by a Masterpiece

     

    Week 3

     

    DISTANCE LEARNING

    1. Distance Learning Intro

    2. A Question at a Distance

    3. Art Supply Inventory

    Week 4

     

     DISTANCE LEARNING

    1. Unconventional Materials Video

    2. Modern Art at Home - Reference Image

    3. Modern Art Creations at Home Artwork Documentation

    April:

    Week 1

    DISTANCE LEARNING

    1. Continue...Modern Art Creations at Home Artwork Documentation

    Week 2

    DISTANCE LEARNING

    1. Phase 2 Intro

    2. Pop Art Intro

     
     

    Week 3

    DISTANCE LEARNING

    1. Pop Art Critique

    2. Pop Art Submission

     

    Week 4

    DISTANCE LEARNING

    1. Pop Art Critique

    2. Pop Art Submission

    May:

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    Week 3

     

     

    Week 4

     

     
     

    June:

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    Week 3

     

    End of Course
     

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    Questions and Comments?
    Email Mrs. Thompson: