• 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). 
     
    Current Assignment - 
     
    A day & B day Deadline:  Thursday, March 26
     
     
    Overview: "Modern Art Creations at Home Artwork Documentation" on Canvas
     
    Estimated Time Required: 30 minutes 
     
    Explanation of Activity: Students should complete "Modern Art Creations at Home Artwork Documentation"  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.  "Modern Art Creations at Home Artwork Documentation"
    Links/Activities: Canvas
     

      
    A day & B day Deadline:  Tuesday, March 24
     
     
    Overview: "Unconventional Materials Video" AND "Modern Art Creations at Home - Reference Image" on Canvas
     
    Estimated Time Required: 30 minutes 
     
    Explanation of Activity: Students should complete "Unconventional Materials Video" AND "Modern Art Creations at Home - Reference Image" 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. "Unconventional Materials Video" AND
    2. "Modern Art Creations at Home - Reference Image"
    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 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

     

    TBD

    Week 2

     

    TBD

     
     

    Week 3

     

    TBD

     
     

    Week 4

     

    TBD

    May:

    Week 1

     

     

    Week 2

     

     

    Week 3

     

     

    Week 4

     

     
     

    June:

    Week 1

      

     

    Week 2

     

     

    Week 3

     

    End of Course
     

    Week 4

     

     

     

     

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