7th Grade Art - Frankfort School District 157c

•9 Week Rotation of classes
• New class every quarter!
•Students will go to:
• Music
• Spanish
• Art
• Technology
•Meet everyday (Monday – Friday)
• Will have PE & Encore class
•Receive a grade for the class!
Chorus at Hickory Creek
Varsity Chorus – all 6th graders, 7th and 8th graders; rehearses Tuesday, 2:30-3:30
and every other Thursday, 2:30-4:00
Sixth Grade Ensemble – 6th graders in Varsity Chorus; rehearses Tuesday, 3:304:30
Advanced Choir – all 7th and 8th graders; rehearses Monday, 2:30-4:00 and every
other Thursday, 2:30-4:00
Show Choir – select 6/7/8th graders; rehearses Wednesday, 2:30-4:30 and Friday,
Spring Musical
Auditions are the last week of January
All 6th, 7th, and 8th graders are welcome to audition
Participation in chorus is highly recommended to prepare for the musical
Rehearsals run Monday-Friday after school
Show dates: May 15, 16, 17, 2015
Fall Fest Parade: Sunday, August 31
LWE Football Game: Friday, September 26
Band Handbook available on Ms. Ruff’s or Mr. Adams’ teacher page
Grade Art
Mrs. Rogers
Art Room Rules:
• Respect yourself and others
• Use art materials for their intended purpose only
• Respect ideas and artwork
• Arrive on time
• Come to class prepared
• Work together with your group to set up and clean up materials
• Always create your best possible work
Summative Assessments 75%
Projects graded with a rubric
Formative Assessments 25%
Practice work, Class activities, Sketchbook work
Project Rubric Includes:
• Understanding: Demonstration that instructions
and concepts are understood
• Craftsmanship: Neatness, precision, care
• Creativity: Inventiveness, expression of ideas
and imagination
• Planning and Preparation: Artwork reflects
planning and sketchbook work
Curriculum Goals:
• Introduce new art materials and
• Develop creative problem solving
• Apply the Elements of Art
• Introduce and use the Principles of
• Communicate ideas through art
Collage Illustration
•Plan a strong composition or arrangement
•Illustrate a story through art
•Use simplified shapes to create image
Clay Mood
•Use art to communicate
an emotion
•Use slab clay building techniques
to create a relief sculpture
•Use paint creatively to add interest
to a work of art
• Create a radial design, a pattern that is
the same on all sides
• Use drawing tools for strong craftsmanship
• Use a color color scheme to create unity
• Use a variety of values to create contrast
Still Life
•Use observation
to draw from life
•Make interesting
choices to express
a unique view of
the subject
•Mix colors to
create 3-D
shadows in a
realistic work of
Contact Information:
If you have any questions
please feel free to contact me:
Phone: 815-469-4474
E-mail: [email protected]

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