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HCS Curriculum: Arts, Visual 6 - 12 Sculpture (High School)

Hoover City Schools Secondary Curriculum


Arts, 2007-08
Course Information: Course Title: Sculpture Grade Level: 9 12 Course Description: This class is designed to expose the student to various processes, techniques and methods related to sculpture. The student will not only explore art history as it relates to sculpture but will become familiar with the tools and techniques needed for individual production. All students will have the opportunity to work with clay, concrete, metal, plaster etc. Each student will be engaged in projects using traditional construction methods in the field of sculpture with an emphasis on elements and principles of design. Students will be exposed to Lecture, individual and small group projects. State COS Correlate: Visual Arts, Grades 7-12, Level I Calendar Type: Year Pre-requisite: None Co-requisite: None LEA Curriculum Authors: Date of LEA Approval: Spring 2007

Topical Scope and Sequence: Unit # 1 2 3 4 1st Nine Weeks Introduction to Sculpture: Origins, Fundamentals and Concepts Clay: Process and Technique Observation from nature and Clay Application Studio: Abstract Natural Object Art History: A Look At Henry Moore 2nd Nine Weeks Modeling: Models and Modeling Studio: An Expressive Self Portrait Bust Casting Cements and Plaster Studio: Plaster Relief Carving Art History: George Segal

Unit # 5 6 7 8 9

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HCS Curriculum: Arts, Visual 6 - 12 Sculpture (High School)


Unit # 10 11 12 13 14 Unit # 15 16 17 18 3rd Nine Weeks Installation and Collaboration Studio: Speak Out: A Post-It Installation Construction and Assemblage The Dinner Party: A Collaborative Installation Project Studio: Create an Assemblage 4th Nine Weeks The Art of Carving Art History: The Works of Renaissance and Contemporary Sculptors Studio: Carving a Non-Objective Plaster Sculpture Clay Independent Project

Units and Outcome-Based Objectives:

Unit 1- Origins of Sculpture


Unit Goal: The students will gain a working knowledge of the fundamentals and concepts of sculpture. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 3 Unit 1 Objectives demonstrate an understanding of the origins of sculpture. recognize significant sculptors from history. discuss sculpture concepts and fundamentals.
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Int Int Mas

10 10 11 6 10 11

NA NA NA

Unit 2- Clay Processes and Techniques


Unit Goal: The student exposed to the many facets of clay in its techniques and processes Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 Unit 2 Objectives Identify the basic elemental components of Clay. Page 2 of 11
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Int

NA

HCS Curriculum: Arts, Visual 6 - 12 Sculpture (High School)


# 2 3 Unit 2 Objectives Discuss the geological processes which form clay. Identify the basic particle of clay and discuss the significance in the ceramic process. Define Ceramics and discuss applications and uses for clay in industry, and Art.
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Int Int

6 6

NA NA

Mas

10

NA

Unit 3- Studio
Unit Goal: The student will learn the difference between realism and nonobjective art through the observation of nature while at the same time discover the medium of clay and how to use it. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 3 Unit 3 Objectives define the types of art. interpret a natural form through drawing. create an abstract sculpture based from a observations of a natural object.
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Mas Mas Mas

10 1, 7 9 1-4

NA NA NA

Unit 4- Art History


Unit Goal: The student will be exposed to and appreciate a significant figure in art history. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 Unit 4 Objectives recall the name of Henry Moore. describe the work of Henry Moore.
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Int Int

10 9

NA NA

Unit 5- Modeling: Models and Modeling


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Unit Goal: The student will understand and appreciate the modeling process of the material. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 3 Unit 5 Objectives exhibit an understanding of clay. use the kneading or wedging techniques to prepare the clay. write about a work in terms of its proportion and scale.
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Mas Mas Mas

3 6 3 6 7

NA NA NA

Unit 6- Studio
Unit Goal: The student will create a self-portrait bust. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 Unit 6 Objectives create a portrait bust of themselves. demonstrate an ability to use clay within its various drying stages and with various methods of carving and adding
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Mas Mas

1-4 1 3

NA NA

Unit 7- Casting
Unit Goal: The student will understand the casting process of materials such as concrete, plaster and bronze. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 3 Unit 7 Objectives identify the techniques of casting and about casting material. summarize the history of bronze casting. demonstrate an understanding of patina.
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Int Int Int

6 10 10 10

NA NA NA

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HCS Curriculum: Arts, Visual 6 - 12 Sculpture (High School) Unit 8- Studio


Unit Goal: The students will apply their understanding of the casting process by creating a plaster relief. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 3 Unit 8 Objectives create a plaster relief using understand undercuts use a simple molding process
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Mas Mas Rev

1-4 10 10

NA NA NA

Unit 9- Art History


Unit Goal: The student will be exposed to and appreciate a significant figure in art history. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 Unit 9 Objectives recall the name and works of George Segal describe the work of George Segal
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Mas Mas

11 10 9

NA NA

Unit 10- Installation and Collaboration


Unit Goal: The students will understand how installation art and collaborative projects have impacted the field of art. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 3 4 Unit 10 Objectives identify the processes of creating an installation or collaborative work of art identify significant time periods and artists associated with installation and collaborative art summarize the processes of collaborative art and its history summarize siginificant artists and/or structures that have impacted art history as it relates to collaborative installations Page 5 of 11
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Int Int Int Int

6 6 10

NA NA NA NA

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HCS Curriculum: Arts, Visual 6 - 12 Sculpture (High School) Unit 11- Studio
Unit Goal: The student will collaborate on an installation work of art that will be installed on the school campus. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 Unit 11 Objectives create collaborative installation piece of art participate in working together with other young artists to create a large scale work of art demonstrate an understanding of various media and its limitations within certain environments
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Mas Mas

1-4 6 7 10 11

NA NA

Mas

NA

Unit 12- Construction and Assemblage


Unit Goal: The student will understand the various techniques and processes related to construction and assemblage as well as certain art historical figures and influences. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 3 4 5 Unit 12 Objectives identify tools and techniques of wood and metal construction identify tools and techniques of paper and paper mache construction demonstrate a working knowledge of soldering metal discuss the origins of construction and assemblage distinguish between construction and assemblage
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Int Int Mas Int Int

6 6 10 10 10

NA NA NA NA NA

Unit 13- Art History

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Unit Goal: The student will be exposed to and appreciate a significant figure in art history. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 3 Unit 13 Objectives recognize the art works of Christo explore the works of Christo list several works of Christo
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Int Int Int

10 11 5 8 9 8

NA NA NA

Unit 14- Studio


Unit Goal: The student will demonstrate and understanding of construction and assemblage by creating one of their own using the processes learned. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 Unit 14 Objectives create an assemblage sculpture demonstrate an understanding of various media and their particular uses within an construction
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Mas

1, 2 3 10

NA

Mas

NA

Unit 15- The Art Of Carving


Unit Goal: The student will become familiar with the processes, techniques and materials associated with carving as well as sculptors who have impacted the art history. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 Unit 15 Objectives summarize the carving processes for clay, stone, plaster and wood identify the differences between various Page 7 of 11
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Int Int

10 6

NA NA

HCS Curriculum: Arts, Visual 6 - 12 Sculpture (High School)


# 3 Unit 15 Objectives media used for carving describe the tools used for each media
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Int

10

NA

Unit 16- Art History


Unit Goal: The students will become familiar with the works of several renaissance artists who worked with the figure and with abstract carvers of today. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 2 3 Unit 16 Objectives identify the works a various renaissance artists identify the works of various contemporary artists working in marble, wood or clay differentiate between techniques used by these artists
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Int Int Int

10 11 9 10

NA NA NA

Unit 17- Studio


Unit Goal: The student will create their own carving work using the techniques and processes related to carving plaster. Outcome-Based Objectives: # 1 Unit 17 Objectives create a plaster blank to carve Carve their plaster block with a nonobjective form in mind
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Mas

Mas

1, 2 1, 2, 3 10

NA

NA

Unit 18- Independent Clay Sculpture


Unit Goal: The student will generate their own assignment Outcome-Based Objectives:

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# 1 2 3 4 Unit 18 Objectives write goals and objectives for their project in clay develop a plan to follow plan for the needs of the assignment, tools etc. create the self guided project
Mastery Level (Int, Rev, Mas) COS Alignment Accountability Alignment

Mas Mas Mas Mas

1,2,3 10 10 1,3

NA NA NA NA

Alabama Course of Study Correlation: Arts Education


COS Title Std. #

Visual Arts 7-12, Level I


COS Standard

Bulletin 2006, No. xx HCS UnitObjective 3.2 14.1 6.1 17.1-2 6.2 18.13 8.1 11.1

Create original works of art from direct observation.


Organizing spatial relationships utilizing linear and atmospheric perspective Creating the illusion of three-dimensional forms through tonal rendering Incorporating traditional categories of subject matter into original works of art Examples: drawing a still life, painting a landscape, sculpting a portrait

Create original works of art using reflective ideas, personal experiences, and imaginary content.

Examples: reactions to current events, fantasy, cultural traditions

Apply steps artists use in the production of art, including conceptualizing ideas and forms, refining ideas and forms, and reflecting on and evaluating both the process of production and the product.

6.1 8.1 11.1 14.1 17.1 3.1-4 5.1-2 6.1-2 8.1 11.1 14.1 18.1 6.1 8.1 11.1 3.2 17.1-2 14.1 18.1

Apply the elements of art and principles of design to the production of two- and three-dimensional artwork.

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COS Title Std. #

Visual Arts 7-12, Level I


COS Standard

Bulletin 2006, No. xx HCS UnitObjective

Demonstrate the use of traditional, digital, and multimedia techniques to create works of art.

Examples: two-dimensional expression in books, comic strips, and


timelines; enhancement of images in a digital imaging program; threedimensional expression in dioramas, masks, puppets, mobiles, stabiles, scenery, and props

13.2

Demonstrate safe and responsible handling of art materials, including cleanup, storage, and replenishment of supplies where applicable.
Identifying safety and environmental regulations

1.3 2.1-3 5.1-2 7.1 10 11 12.1-2 15.2 3.2 5.3 11.2

Describe personal, sensory, emotional, and intellectual responses to the visual qualities of a work of art.
Evaluate selected works of art to determine the effectiveness of their organization.
Describing the subject matter, elements of art, principles of design, media, technique, and style used in selected works of art Analyzing the formal organization of subject matter, elements of art, and principles of design in selected works of art to determine structural relationships Interpreting expressive intentions and purposes in selected works of art Describing the effectiveness of expressive and meaningful communication in selected works of art

13.2 13.3

Compare works of art with functional and natural objects, aesthetic components, and formal qualities. Examples: stylized lines in automobiles; shapes and forms of
appliances; shape, line, form, volume, and color of a tree

Identifying aesthetic components and formal qualities in man-made and natural objects Examples: comparing a Henry Moore sculpture with bones, comparing David Hockneys Grand Canyon series to rock formations

3.2 4.2 9.2 13.2 16.2

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Utilize specialized terminology from art history, aesthetics, criticism, and production in discussions of works of art.

1.1-3 2.4

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COS Title Std. # Bulletin 2006, No. xx HCS UnitCOS Standard Objective Defining visual arts terminology to include the elements of 3.1 art and principles of design 4.1 Describing the intrinsic qualities of a work of art 7.1-3 Example: divisionist color in Camille Pissaros 8.2-3 Impressionist paintings 10.3-4 11.3 14.2 13.1 16.3 12.3-5

Visual Arts 7-12, Level I

Describe historical themes, symbols, and styles associated with works of art from various cultures, times, and places, including major periods and movements.
Identifying the style associated with selected works of major artists Examples: Richard Estesphotorealism, Helen Frankenthalercolor field, Vincent van Goghpost-Impressionism Describing the extrinsic context qualities of a work of art Example: optical color mixing theory as depicted in works by Berthe Morisot such as Jeune Fille au chien (Young Girl with a Dog) Using digital processes or media to identify symbols and styles associated with works of art from various periods Example: using the Internet to view, collect, or find examples of Renaissance art and architecture

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1.2 1.3 9.1 11.3 13.1 15.3 16.1

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