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John Adams

Middle School

Weekly Lesson Plans
Week 1 (9/5-98): Welcome back!  Students will make mini artworks featuring the elements of art and learn the expectations and procedures of our studio.

Week 2: (9/11-9/15) Students will learn how to draw an interior using one-point perspective.

Week 3: (9/18 - 9/22) Students will continue drawing their interiors.

Week 4: (9/25 - 9/29) Students will finish their interior drawing by reflecting on their work in an artist statement.

Week 5: (10/2 -10/6) Students will begin their stylized watercolor portrait.  They will choose an animal that best reflects their personality and put it in a unique environment using a variety of water color techniques.

Week 6: (10/9-10/13) Continue watercolor portraits.

Week 7: (10/16-10/18) MEA Break this week.  Students will collaborate in a group to design a logo for John Adams.  There will also be time for students to finish their watercolor paintings.

Week 8: (10/23 - 10/27)  Students will be creating working on printmaking by making a personal logo and turning it into a collograph.

Week 9: (10/30-11/3)- Students will reflect in an artist statement to finish the printmaking unit and begin the sculpture unit.  We will be doing an assemblage sculpture using recycled materials.  If you have an 'stuff' (egg cartons, old contains, broken toys, etc.) that you would like to donate please send it with your student.  Thank you!

Week 10: (11/6-11/9) Last week of Q.1.  Catch up week.  This is time to finish incomplete work or redo things to improve a score.  Students will also be offered an enrichment art activity.
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