Teaching

 

Skills: 
Assemblage
Building Armatures
Use of tools using
  additive methods
Knowledge:
Research
Calder & Chihuly
Expirimentation w/
materials
Kenetic Art
ELEMENTS of ART
Line, Shape, Form
Space, Color, Value
Texture

CONCEPT:
Students will create a plastic sculptures using the additive/assemblage method of construction and found objects including water bottles and varied plastics from the recycle bins. Together with classmates they will create a hanging or standing plastic installation (using only recycled plastics) to make an impactful statement to display in their school environments.

STRETCH:  Kenetic Sculpture, Environmental/Social Statement

ASSESSMENT

ACADEMIC LEARNING STANDARDS: Ohio Visual Arts

  • 5PE Examine designed objects and identify the processes and decisions made to produce them with attention to purpose, aesthetics, social issues and cultural and personal meaning.

  • 4PR Apply art and design principles in the construction of three-dimensional artworks.

  • 5PR Create a work of art in collaboration with others to address a social or cultural issue.

PRINC. of DESIGN
Movement, Rhythm,
Unity, Contrast
Variety, Emphasis,
  Composition

DIFFERENTIATION

• Use easy grip or adaptive marker holders

• provide higher gauge wire to manipulate more easily.

• provide an array of easy grip players , heavy duty scissors and wire cutters.

• Written work: accommodations & modifications will be made for students based upon their IEP or 504

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SCULPTURE

Plastic & Wire

Chihully/Calder

Upcycled plastic

RESEARCH
RESEARCH

Chihuilly- Glass

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RESEARCH
RESEARCH
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RESEARCH
RESEARCH
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Color w/ Markers
Color w/ Markers
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Form with heat
Form with heat
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ASSEMBLAGE
ASSEMBLAGE
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ASSEMBLAGE
ASSEMBLAGE
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EXPIREMENT & Play
EXPIREMENT & Play
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BALANCE
BALANCE
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ASSESSMENT

Final Installations, group critiques and individual assessments.

  • Teams will install final plastic installations.

  • Each member of the team will present to the class and teacher/administrators how they incorporated learning goals for this project into their final work of art. One student will present on each of the following areas:

    • STUDENT/ARTIST VOICE: What were you trying to say and why? Why did you feel this was important.

    • ART HISTORY & RESEARCH: What was your inspiration and who were some artists that motivated your group.

    • TECHNICAL SKILLS: How did the group use assemblage/armatures and the additive method to build the piece? What other construction methods were used or discovered by the group.

    • COMPOSITIONAL SKILLS: Explain the group's use of the elements of art and principles of design. What principle of design did you emphasise in your final piece to help create a meaningful statement.

 

ASSESSMENTS AND CHECKS: (160 points over 2 weeks)

  • 30 points experimentation check (effort based)

  • 20 points idea and interest pages of research  (effort based)

  • 10 points active self-assessment of technical skills and compositional skills
    Elements of Art & Principles of Design

  • Final piece is worth 40 points and is based upon the visual model/rubric and meeting all the requirements of the problem given.