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Norcross High School
HIGH SCHOOL COURSE SYLLABUS
COURSE TITLE .....Ceramics/Pottery
TEACHER .............Laura Insixiengmay
Email Address
Teacher Web Page
Teacher Support
(Help sessions etc.)
TERM .........................Fall, 2015
ROOM #.......................ART101
[email protected]
Help sessions are available after school daily until 3:00pm. Beyond 3:00pm, prior notice is needed.
COURSE DESCRIPTION (Published in the Choice Book)
Prerequisite - Two-Dimensional Design and Three-Dimensional Design.
Students will design and create hand-built clay pottery forms, incorporating the elements and principles of 3-D design. The
student will be introduced to wheel pottery. Historical and contemporary developments in clay will be explored.
COURSE CURRICULUM CONTENT
The entire list of Academic, Knowledge and Skills for each of the following curriculum strands in this course can be accessed through the
district web address at www.gwinnett.k12.ga.us
AKS STRANDS
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UNITS/TOPICS
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Meaning and Creative Thinking
Contextual Understanding
Production
Assessment and Reflection
Connections
Art Production
Art History
Art Criticism
Aesthetic
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES
Published Materials
Experience Clay - Davis
Instructional Supplies
1) $12 Pottery Supply Fee per semester
$25 Pottery Supply Fee all year
2) Pencils
3) Eraser
4) Color Pencils
5) Sketchbook (will be provided if art fee is paid)
EVALUATION AND GRADING
Assignments
Projects
Visual Journal assignments
Art History lessons and notebook
Quizzes and Tests
Critiques
Grade Weights
Class Assessments
25%
-Quizzes/Daily Work/HW
Summative Assessment
-Projects/Tests
45%
Studio Practices
10%
Final Exam
20%
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B:
C:
D:
F:
Grading Scale
90 and above
80 – 89
74 – 79
70 – 73
69 or below
-Critical Analysis Essay: 5%
Performance:5% /Multiple Choice:10%
OTHER INFORMATION
Expectations for Academic Success
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Additional Requirements/Resources
Daily individual art production
Effective demonstration of craftsmanship
Critical response to artwork produced and studied
Aesthetic response to artwork produced and studied
Proper exhibition/display of artwork
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The syllabus may be updated as needed throughout the semester.
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