Here is an outline from Randy Menninghaus - Art One Curriculum. I could not
get this to save as an html file without doing a LOT of extra work.
I think this will give you the gist of her plan for the year. If you have
questions email@example.com. Thanks for sharing Randy.
Art One Curriculum Outline
Randy Menninghaus Brewer High School Brewer , Maine
Maine Visual & performing Art Performance standard A: Self Expression
Visual & performing Art Performance standard B: Cultural heritage
Visual & performing Art standard C: Written and Oral Expression
Guiding Principles= G.P. Career Prep Performance Standard = C.P.
1. Studio Art Experiences A. Self Expression
Drawing (5 or more ) Still life, Value studies, Imagine/Zipper, , intro to
pen and ink, Creating space using perspective , portraits, figure drawing,
color theory, grid enlargement
Painting (4 or more)- brush and blending, Monochromatic unit, Painting from
Photo reference, technique using tempera/acrylic/ watercolor, Intro to
Sculpture (2 or more) paper mache' item, plaster sculptures, plaster strips,
paper sculpture, oil clay morphs
Printmaking (2 or more) creating an art work using stencils, block print,
silk screen, mono prints
Graphic Design (2 or more) cover of folder, handmade art books, flyer /c d
Contemporary Crafts tie-dye, art stamping, weaving, paper marbling,
scratchboard, metal foil
2. Cultural Heritage B: Cultural heritage
Grant Wood, M.C. Escher, Mary Cassatt, Vincent Van Gogh, Italian
Renaissance, Henri Rousseau , Georgia O'Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence Edward
Hopper, "Story of Painting", Norman Rockwell, Maria Martinez , the Wyeth
family, Andy Warhol , Pablo Picasso
3.Written & Oral Expression C: Written and Oral Expression
introduce a simple format of how to evaluate works of art,
student demonstrate use of formal qualities of art while critiquing,
Students keep a notebook and a drawing sketch book.
4.Career Prep. Career Prep Guiding Principles
- post information, provide speaker when available
5. Performance Guiding Principles
- This class considers good attendance, being on time & being a positive
class member important The student's grade reflects this.
6. Assessment A. Self Expression B. Cultural Heritage C. Written &Oral
- students are graded on studio art work, notebook, sketchbook, performance,
& independent art work.
7. System wide Technology Benchmarks C.P. Student use computer, s canners,
slide projectors, photo copier, , light box, & over head projector to
actualize their personal expression. Bangor News ad ,Course Studies Cover,
time travel quiz, Web Quests