Students in Visual Art classes are encouraged to exercise and improve their art making skills by guided instruction with several open ended assignments throughout the year. Each student will be evaluated on several components which they must complete in and outside of class.
Grade awarding activities for art class:
Art projects - class work > grades are awarded in-progress and when project is complete
Weekly sketches - drawing activity /homework
vocabulary use - writing, reading, spelling > in the form of bellringers, vocabulary quizzes, brief art statements
math component - weekly questions involving measuring materials, quantities, etc.
one presentation per semester - research homework/ classwork