ART EIGHTH GRADE, MIDDLE SCHOOL, 
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Achievement High Standards Grade 8

 
8th Grade Art Sequence, Twelve Weeks Art 8th Grade: 12 Weeks ART SKILLS AND UNDERSTANDINGS
week 1 week 2 week 3 week 4 week 5 week 6 week 7 week 8 week 9 week 10 week 11 week 12
Break Up Design 1  Blow up Copy Painting Blow up Copy Painting Perspective linear 1-2pt Perspective linear 1-2pt Clay Design  Modeling 3D objects Poster Design Poster Design Figure Drawing Wash Sketches catch up
Primary Space division Cropping Grid System Using vanishing points Using vanishing points forming and firing Interpret mass, tone Layout, Letter Exprssion Human Form transparent washes fun faces
addition of line pattern Proportional Drawing with Grids Proportions
CREATIVE CONCEPTS Idea Selection - Brainstorming Idea Selection - Brainstorming Idea Selection - Brainstorming Idea Selection - Brainstorming Idea Selection - Brainstorming Idea Selection - Brainstorming Idea Selection - Brainstorming Idea Selection - Brainstorming Idea Selection - Brainstorming Idea Selection - Brainstorming Idea Selection - Brainstorming Idea Selection - Brainstorming
Idea Selection - Brainstorming Personalized Interpretation Personalized Interpretation Personalized Interpretation Personalized Interpretation Personalized Interpretation Personalized Interpretation Personalized Interpretation Personalized Interpretation Personalized Interpretation Personalized Interpretation Personalized Interpretation Personalized Interpretation
Personalized Interpretation Working with care Working with care Working with care Divergency, Variations Divergency, Variations Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches
Thumbnail sketches Self Evaluation Self Evaluation Self Evaluation Guide Lines aid Composition Guide Lines aid Composition Divergency, Variations Divergency, Variations Divergency, Variations Divergency, Variations Divergency, Variations Divergency, Variations Divergency, Variations
Divergency, Variations Experimentation Of Free Gesture /Movement Of Free Gesture /Movement Self Evaluation Self Evaluation Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches
Thumbnail sketches Thumbnail sketches Of Drawing with washes Of Drawing with washes Awareness 3Dimensional Qualities Awareness 3Dimensional Qualities Cutting, Gluing, Joining Methods Awareness Of Shape and Size Symbols and Icons,  Symbols and Icons,  Symbols and Icons,  Symbols and Icons,  Symbols and Icons, 
Symbols and Icons,  Awareness 2Dimensional Pattern Of Blending tones Of Blending tones Awareness of Depth or Perspective Awareness of Depth or Perspective Controling Moisture of Clay Awareness Of Mass or Volume Experimentation Experimentation Experimentation Experimentation Experimentation
Experimentation Awareness Of Color Tone Observing Small Detail  Observing Small Detail  Awareness of Space & Break-up Awareness of Space & Break-up Clay Wedging and Preparation Awareness 3Dimensional Qualities Divergency, Variations Divergency, Variations Divergency, Variations Divergency, Variations Divergency, Variations
Divergency, Variations Awareness Of Shape and Size Self Evaluation at all stages of work Self Evaluation at all stages of work Awareness Of Shading, Tone, Values Awareness Of Shading, Tone, Values Decorating Methods Graffito Awareness of Depth or Perspective Guide Lines aid Composition Guide Lines aid Composition Guide Lines aid Composition Guide Lines aid Composition Guide Lines aid Composition
Self Evaluation Self Evaluation at all stages of work Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo " Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo " Use computer as referance resource  Use computer as referance resource  Decorating Methods Applicque Awareness of Space & Break-up Self Evaluation Self Evaluation Self Evaluation Self Evaluation Self Evaluation
Icons, Symbols or Archetypes Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo " Score Sheet "Media Application Skills" Score Sheet "Media Application Skills" Awareness Of Line - Contour Awareness Of Line - Contour Decorating Methods Stamping Awareness Of Shading, Tone, Values Awareness of Message or Content Awareness of Message or Content Awareness Of Line - Contour Awareness Of Color or Hue Awareness Of Color or Hue
Pattern or Textures Score Sheet "Media Application Skills" Score Sheet "Applies Concept" Score Sheet "Applies Concept" Awareness of Depth or Perspective Awareness of Depth or Perspective Slip Joining & Scoring Awareness Of Color or Hue Awareness of Space & Break-up Awareness of Space & Break-up Awareness Of Shape and Size Awareness Of Color Tone Awareness Of Color Tone
Guide Lines aid Composition Score Sheet "Applies Concept" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Clean Up Work Habits Clean Up Work Habits Glazing Clay & Firing Awareness Of Color Tone Awareness Of Shading, Tone, Values Awareness Of Shading, Tone, Values Awareness Of Mass or Volume Awareness Of Line - Contour Awareness Of Line - Contour
Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas" Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas" Work with Care Work with Care Textures or Pattern Blending tones Awareness Of Color or Hue Awareness Of Color or Hue Awareness 2Dimensional Pattern Awareness 2Dimensional Pattern Awareness 2Dimensional Pattern
SKILLS: Observation and Awareness  Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas" Score Sheet "Development" Score Sheet "Development" Self Evaluation at all stages of work Self Evaluation at all stages of work Awareness Of Line - Contour Recognize & Apply Varieties of sizes Awareness Of Color Tone Awareness Of Color Tone Awareness 3Dimensional Qualities Awareness 3Dimensional Qualities Awareness 3Dimensional Qualities
Awareness Of Line - Contour Score Sheet "Development" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo " Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo " Awareness Of Shape and Size Modeling Light & Shadow with brush Awareness 2Dimensional Pattern Awareness 2Dimensional Pattern Awareness Of Color or Hue Awareness Of Shape and Size Awareness Of Shape and Size
Awareness Of Shape and Size Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Media Application Skills" Score Sheet "Media Application Skills" Awareness Of Mass or Volume Color Mixing, Tone & Blends Awareness 3Dimensional Qualities Awareness 3Dimensional Qualities Awareness 3Dimensional Qualities Free Gesture /Movement Free Gesture /Movement
Awareness Of Mass or Volume Of Reproducing in Scale & Proportion Recognize & Apply Contrast Recognize & Apply Contrast Score Sheet "Applies Concept" Score Sheet "Applies Concept" Awareness 2Dimensional Pattern Painting with neat, hard-edge Use computer as referance resource  Use computer as referance resource  Free Gesture /Movement Blending tones Blending tones
Awareness 2Dimensional Pattern Recognize & Apply Contrast Recognize & Apply Balance Recognize & Apply Balance Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Awareness 3Dimensional Qualities Clean Up Work Habits Painting with neat, hard-edge Painting with neat, hard-edge Blending tones Observing Small Detail  Observing Small Detail 
Awareness 3Dimensional Qualities Recognize & Apply Balance Of Figure-Ground Awareness Of Figure-Ground Awareness Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas" Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas" Experimentation Work with Care Textures or Pattern Textures or Pattern Observing Small Detail  Recognize & Apply Varieties of sizes Recognize & Apply Varieties of sizes
Awareness of Depth or Perspective Observe Safety  Color Mixing, Tints & Blends Color Mixing, Tints & Blends Score Sheet "Development" Score Sheet "Development" Divergency, Variations Self Evaluation at all stages of work Color Selection, Tints & Blends Color Selection, Tints & Blends Recognize & Apply Varieties of sizes Reproducing in Scale & Proportion Reproducing in Scale & Proportion
Awareness of Space & Break-up Clean Up Work Habits Modeling Light & Shadow with brush Modeling Light & Shadow with brush Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Self Evaluation Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo " Clean Up Work Habits Clean Up Work Habits Reproducing in Scale & Proportion Recognize & Apply Contrast Recognize & Apply Contrast
Awareness Of Shading, Tone, Values Work with Care Color Mixing, Tone & Blends Color Mixing, Tone & Blends Self Evaluation at all stages of work Score Sheet "Media Application Skills" Work with Care Work with Care Recognize & Apply Contrast Clean Up Work Habits Clean Up Work Habits
Awareness Of Color or Hue Painting with neat, hard-edge Painting with neat, hard-edge Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo " Score Sheet "Applies Concept" Self Evaluation at all stages of work Self Evaluation at all stages of work Recognize & Apply Balance Work with Care Work with Care
Awareness Of Color Tone Washes and Transparency Washes and Transparency Score Sheet "Media Application Skills" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo " Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo " Of Figure-Ground Awareness Use Washes and Transparency Use Washes and Transparency
Awareness Of Color Intensity Observe Safety  Observe Safety  Score Sheet "Applies Concept" Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas" Score Sheet "Media Application Skills" Score Sheet "Media Application Skills" Clean Up Work Habits Modeling Light & Shadow with brush Modeling Light & Shadow with brush
Awareness of Message or Content Clean Up Work Habits Clean Up Work Habits Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Development" Score Sheet "Applies Concept" Score Sheet "Applies Concept" Work with Care Color Mixing, Tone & Blends Color Mixing, Tone & Blends
Work with Care Work with Care Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Self Evaluation at all stages of work Painting with neat, hard-edge Painting with neat, hard-edge
Skills / Drawing: Hand/ Eye Coordination Score Sheet "Development" Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas" Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas" Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo " Textures or Pattern Textures or Pattern
Free Gesture /Movement Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Development" Score Sheet "Development" Score Sheet "Media Application Skills" Color Selection, Tints & Blends Color Selection, Tints & Blends
Blending tones Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Applies Concept" Self Evaluation at all stages of work Self Evaluation at all stages of work
Observing Small Detail  Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo " Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo "
Drawing Small, with Detail Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas" Score Sheet "Media Application Skills" Score Sheet "Media Application Skills"
Drawing with washes Score Sheet "Development" Score Sheet "Applies Concept" Score Sheet "Applies Concept"
Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Organization -Design"
Skills Technology Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas" Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas"
Use computer as referance resource  Score Sheet "Development" Score Sheet "Development"
Learn Computer Drawing Programs Score Sheet "Organization -Design" Score Sheet "Organization -Design"
Create Printable Designs from Computer
DESIGN, ORGANIZE, LAYOUT SKILLS 
Recognize & Apply margins
Recognize & Apply Varieties of sizes
Reproducing in Scale & Proportion
Recognize & Apply Contrast
Recognize & Apply Balance
Of Figure-Ground Awareness
Recognize & apply Rhythm
Recognize & Apply Transition
SKILLS, COLOR/PAINTING
Use Washes and Transparency
Modeling Light & Shadow with brush
Color Mixing, Tone & Blends
Painting with neat, hard-edge
Textures or Pattern
Color Selection, Tints & Blends
SKILLS, CERAMIC, SCULPTURE
Cutting, Gluing, Joining Methods
Controling Moisture of Clay
Clay Wedging and Preparation
Decorating Methods Graffito
Decorating Methods Applicque
Decorating Methods Stamping
Slip Joining & Scoring
Glazing Clay & Firing
SKILLS OF MAINTENANCE
Observe Safety 
Clean Up Work Habits
Work with Care
ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION
Self Evaluation at all stages of work
Teacher Guidance, Oral Input or Demo "
Score Sheet "Media Application Skills"
Score Sheet "Applies Concept"
Score Sheet "Organization -Design"
Score Sheet "Selection / Creative Ideas"
Score Sheet "Development"
Score Sheet "Organization -Design"