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 Laura_insixiengmay@gwinnett.k12.ga.us 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 A. B. C. D. E. UNITS/TOPICS 1. 2. 3. 4. 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% A: 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 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 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 Page 1 of 1 The syllabus may be updated as needed throughout the semester.