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Syllabus

Global Study in Art

2017-2018

 

Course / Content Area:  Global Studies, World History, Geography, Art

 

Description: The study of Geography covers a broad range of topics and includes lands, climate, terrain, people, culture, mapping, and more. In this class students will study physical geography as well as human geography. Students will learn about cultures and people throughout history and around the world including cultures in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Americas. After learning about each culture, students will create original art inspired by the art created in these cultures. In addition to individual cultures, students will also learn about and create art of world geography.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

At the end of this course, you will

  • know about 13 places, cultures, and art forms
  • be able to create art in many mediums including drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, fiber arts, and printmaking
  • understand topics and techniques relating to art around the world

Required Materials

To successfully complete this course, you will need

  • School provided art supplies and other learning materials

COURSE SCHEDULE

1/22-2/02 - WORLD; Tissue Paper Globe

2/05-2/09 - AFRICA, Central African Republic; Butterfly Wing Art

2/12-2/16 - AFRICA, Ghana; Woven Kente Cloth

February Break

2/26-3/02 Substitute - AFRICA, Morocco; Rug Making (Colored Pencil & Graph Paper)

2/05-2/09 - ASIA, China; Paper Making and Cutting

2/12-2/15 - ASIA, India; Miniature Paintings Book

2/19-2/23 - ASIA, Russia; Lubok Printmaking

2/26-2/30 End of Quarter

4/02-4/05 - EUROPE, Ukraine; Easter Egg Painting

4/09-4/13 - EUROPE, France; Stained Glass Windows

April Break

4/23-4/27 - EUROPE, Sweden; Viking Rune Stones

4/30-5/04 - AUSTRALIA; Aboriginal Dot Painting

5/07-5/11 - NORTH AMERICA, Mexico; God’s Eye Weaving

5/14-5/18 - NORTH AMERICA, United States; Native American Sand Painting

5/21-5/25 - SOUTH AMERICA; Pinata

5/29-6/14 - WORLD; Grid Drawing World Map



POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

General Rules:

  • Students are permitted to miss no more than 15 classes for the semester - all absences beyond this point must be made up before or after school, 5 tardies = 1 absence
  • Students must use art supplies correctly and with respect
  • Respectful and kind behavior and language is expected at all times, students will be asked to the class if this does not happen
  • If students miss days, they must talk with teacher about making up all assignments

 

Grading Policies:

When students are absent, they are expected to make up all work they missed within 5 class days of their return to school.

 

A+

97 - 100

B+

87 - 89.9

C+

77 – 79.9

D+

67 – 69.9

F

0 – 59.9

A

93 - 96.9

B

83 – 86.9

C

73 – 76.9

D

63 – 66.9

   

A-

90 - 92.9

B-

80 – 82.9

C-

70 – 72.9

D-

60 – 62.9

   



CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Wendy Kozak, Teacher at Ledyard Charter School
  • (603) 727-4772, available by phone on school days 8-9am, 3-4pm
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Student Signature: _____________________________________ Date: _____

 

Parent Signature:   _____________________________________ Date: _____

 

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