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    Name: Dawn Beaver

    Email Address: beaverd@joshuaisd.org

    Phone Number: 817-202-2500 or 817-426-7500

    Extension: 2053

    Conference Time: 1:34-2:19






    Class Supply List: 

     1 spiral sketchbook

     1 full size white poster board

    colored pencils and markers

    Virtual students will be sent a list of other supplies at the beginning of each 6 weeks. 



    • Foundations:  Observation and Perception:               The student…

      *Uses critical thinking, imagination, and the senses to observe.

      *Uses what he/she sees, knows, and has experienced for examining,    understanding, and creating original artwork.

      *Understands the Elements of Art: line, shape, color, texture, form, space, & value

      *Understands the Principles of Design:  emphasis, repetition/pattern, movement/rhythm, contrast/variety, balance, proportion, unity


      Creative Expression:                                    The student…

      *Creates original artwork and collaborates to create artwork to communicate thoughts, feelings, ideas, and impressions.

      *Understands copyright and public domain.

      *Uses of Art Media and Tools:  Drawing, Painting (watercolor & acrylic), Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics/Pottery, Fiber Art


      Art History and Culture:                          The student…

      *Compare and Contrast Historical and Contemporary styles.

      *Describes characteristics in artwork from a variety of cultures.


      Critical Evaluation and Response:             The student…

      *Responds to and Analyzes artworks of self and others both verbally and written.

      *Constructs a physical or electronic portfolio to provide evidence of learning.



    Grading Procedures: