Sculpture Syllabus

Posted: September 11, 2012 in Sculpture

North Division High School—Sculpture    2012-13

email: jorgengm@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

Gina Jorgensen, Instructor

(414) 267-4900

This is a mixed-media class involving a variety of 3-D sculpture media & techniques

 

Note:  Your first assignment is to have this syllabus signed by you & a parent or a guardian, within ONE WEEK.

Sculpture learning targets: Topics of study/skills
Know & apply elements & principles of art to 3-D media.

Develop effective compositions.

Express an intended idea, mood or feeling.

Demonstrate technical skill & craftsmanship.

Use effective processes to understand, respond to & reflect on artistic problems.

Use materials, tools & workspace responsibly & effectively.

Recognize exemplary works, artists, movements and historical developments in the arts.

Exhibit appropriate work ethic and behaviors.

Use aesthetic criteria to critique the merit of one’s own work.

Elements & principles of art

The art process

Art history & artists related to class projects

(Vocabulary, PowerPoint and written paper will be assigned)

Safe & effective use of materials

Possible Projects include:

Bookmaking

Wood assemblage

Wire sculpture

Plaster or plaster bandage sculpture

Abstract cardboard sculpture

Transformation/mixed media assemblage

Clay sculpture

Found Object sculpture

Paper Mache sculpture

Fused Glass sculpture

Working with Artists from TrueSkool.

 

Expectations: 

  • Maintain regular attendance & be on time.
  • Plan, organize & complete projects & assigned tasks on time, meeting standards of quality.
  • Use sketchbook for planning, homework, research, and vocabulary.
  • Take responsibility for workspace, materials & missed classes.
  • Maintain appropriate interactions with staff & other students.
  • Be creative and explore all the techniques and media I will provide for you.
  • Keep cell phones off & away during class.
  • Profanity will not be tolerated and addressed accordingly.

 

Grading policy:

Projects are graded on criteria tied to the learning targets.  Turn in a self-assessment with each project.  The self-assessment helps you reflect on your work, build your critical skills & also shows me how you see yourself as an artist.  Projects will be evaluated for proficiency as well as a letter grade.

A = Distinguished, outstanding effort, highly proficient

B = Strong, proficient work

C = Fair, looks finished.  In the “developing” stage of proficiency.   Anything less needs more attention before submitting for a grade. I will not accept unfinished work for a grade.

U= Anything incomplete or not turned in!!!

 

Preliminary & written work, sketchbook, PowerPoint                                                               30%

Studio projects & final exam                                                                                                            70%

Deadlines:  Projects are usually due one week after the last day we work on it in class.  10% off on late work up to one week, then 20% off.  Half credit if more than a month late.  Please communicate any extenuating circumstances.  No credit given for preliminary work after the due date for that unit’s final project passes.

 

Attendance:  Absences & tardiest interfere with your learning & success.  Be here, on time.  Absences are excused by a note or phone call from parent to the office.  Late work due to unexcused absences will not be excused.  If you are absent, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to find out what you missed & make it up ASAP.

 

Materials:     2B pencil, eraser and sketchbook are NEEDED DAILY!

 

Be an art room donor!  Donate materials such as Styrofoam or plastic food trays which can be used for palettes, or small containers with lids for taking paint home.  I can also use lots of other things like fabric or any sewing supplies, scrap booking paper, small art supplies that can be add to handmade paper like glitter, confetti, interesting papers, dried flowers, etc., or your time!  You will get extra credit for any supplies donated to class.

 

Local Sources for Art Supplies:

ARTISTANDDISPLAY                                                                  Michaels Arts and Crafts

9015 W Burleigh St                                                                      9090 N Green Bay Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53222                                                                   Brown Deer, WI 53209
Phone: (414) 442-9100                                                                414) 371-1958

Utrecht Art Supplies

2219 North Farwell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 220-9063

 

 

2012-13

 

Dear Student & Parents/Guardians:

 

I am delighted to have your student in Sculpture class this semester. This class will require dedication and motivation to keep up with class projects.  We will be doing some exciting things this semester!

If you have further questions regarding curriculum, expectations and grading policy, please ask.  The keys to success in this program are regular attendance, a positive attitude and good work habits.   I read email a few times a day and respond promptly.

I anticipate that this class will be an exciting, productive experience and look forward to sharing art work with parents, the school and the community.  Look for us on the North Division website.  I hope to get the students work up into a Gallery page! I have also attached the WI Art Standards to this letter to let you know what skills will be working on in this class.

Your student will be working in a project-based classroom.  Please be supportive of his or her projects!

Your signature on the tear strip acknowledges that you are aware of and support these expectations for your student. Please only return the bottom part of this letter.

 

Sincerely,

Gina Jorgensen

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE ATTENDANCE, GRADING, AND LAB FEE POLICIES OF THE NORTH DIVISION HIGH SCHOOL ART HISTORY CLASS.

                                                                                                           

Student (printed): _____________________________________   

Signature: _____________________________________                                     

 

Student’s email address: ____________________________

 

Parent/Guardian (printed): _____________________________________   

Signature: _____________________________________   

 

Current home phone:  _____________________________________   

Parent’s email address (es):  _____________________________________   

 

Wisconsin Art Standards that will be addressed in Sculpture Class.

 

A.12.2 Know advanced vocabulary related to their study of art

B.12.5 Understand how their choices in art are shaped by their own culture and society

C.12.1 Use the elements and principles of design in sophisticated ways

C.12.4 Use advanced design techniques to improve and/or change artwork

C.12.7 Apply advanced craft and skills to consistently produce quality art

C.12.8 Use the natural characteristics of materials and their possibilities and limitations

to create works of art

C.12.9 Use ongoing reflective strategies to assess and better understand one’s work and

that of others during the creative process

C.12.10 Assume personal responsibility for their learning and the creative process

G.12.4 Create works of art that have complex meanings

H.12.4 Create two-dimensional plans to make three-dimensional models

I.12.6 Create art that expresses deep feelings

I.12.7 Work independently, collaboratively, and with deep concentration when creating

works of art

J.12.6 Know the value of art as a basic part of being human

J.12.7 Understand and apply art criticism and aesthetic knowledge in art and design

J.12.10 Reflect and talk about works of art

K.12.1 Connect their knowledge and skills in art to other areas, such as the humanities,

sciences, social studies, and technology

L.12.3 Use personal traits, such as independent thinking, courage, integrity, insight, and

dedication, in creating quality art and design

L.12.5 Develop a personal style in art and design that reflects who they are

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Art Foundations Syllabus

Posted: September 11, 2012 in Art Foundations

Fibers Syllabus

Posted: September 11, 2012 in Fibers

North Division High School—Fibers 2012-13 

email: jorgengm@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

Gina Jorgensen, Instructor

1011 W. Center Street.  Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206
(414) 267-4900

This is a mixed-media class involving a variety of Fiber media & techniques

 

Note:  Your first assignment is to have this syllabus signed by you & a parent or a guardian, within ONE WEEK.

Sculpture learning targets: Topics of study/skills
Know & apply elements & principles of art to Fiber media.

Express an intended idea, mood or feeling.

Demonstrate technical skill & craftsmanship.

Use effective processes to understand, respond to & reflect on artistic problems.

Use materials, tools & workspace responsibly & effectively.

Recognize exemplary works, artists, movements and historical developments in the arts.

Exhibit appropriate work ethic and behaviors.

Use aesthetic criteria to critique the merit of one’s own work.

Elements & principles of art

The art process

Art history & artists related to class projects

(Vocabulary, PowerPoint and written paper will be assigned)

Safe & effective use of materials

Possible Projects include:

Handmade paper

Handmade books

Pillow Project

Quilting

Silk Scarf

Batik

Feltmaking

Painted Fabrics

Shirt “Dippin’”

Fleece Scarf

 

Expectations: 

  • Maintain regular attendance & be on time.
  • Plan, organize & complete projects & assigned tasks on time, meeting standards of quality.
  • Use sketchbook for planning, homework, research, and vocabulary.
  • Take responsibility for workspace, materials & missed classes.
  • Maintain appropriate interactions with staff & other students.
  • Be creative and explore all the techniques and media I will provide for you.
  • Keep cell phones off & away during class.
  • Profanity will not be tolerated and addressed accordingly.
  • No eating.

 

Grading policy:

Projects are graded on criteria tied to the learning targets.  Turn in a self-assessment with each project.  The self-assessment helps you reflect on your work, build your critical skills & also shows me how you see yourself as an artist.  Projects will be evaluated for proficiency as well as a letter grade.

A = Distinguished, outstanding effort, highly proficient

B = Strong, proficient work

C = Fair, looks finished.  In the “developing” stage of proficiency.   Anything less needs more attention before submitting for a grade. I will not accept unfinished work for a passing grade. No exceptions!

D= Is anything that has been started is NOT completed. No exceptions!

U= Anything incomplete or not turned in!!!

 

Preliminary & written work, sketchbook, PowerPoint                                                               30%

Studio projects & final exam                                                                                                            70%

Deadlines:  Projects are usually due one week after the last day we work on it in class.  10% off on late work up to one week, then 20% off.  Half credit if more than a month late.  Please communicate any extenuating circumstances.  No credit given for preliminary work after the due date for that unit’s final project passes.

 

Attendance:  Absences & tardies interfere with your learning & success.  Be here, on time.  Absences are excused by a note or phone call from parent to the office.  Late work due to unexcused absences will not be excused.  If you are absent, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to find out what you missed & make it up ASAP.

 

Materials:     2B pencil, eraser and sketchbook are NEEDED DAILY!

 

Be an art room donor!  Donate materials such as Styrofoam or plastic food trays which can be used for palettes, or small containers with lids for taking paint home.  I can also use lots of other things like fabric or any sewing supplies, small art supplies that can be add to handmade paper like glitter, confetti, interesting papers, dried flowers, etc., or your time!  You will get extra credit for any supplies donated to class.

 

Local Sources for Art/Fabric Supplies:

Michaels Arts and Crafts                                               Joann Fabrics

9090 N Green Bay Rd                                                       8633 W Brown Deer Rd
Brown Deer, WI 53209                                                     Milwaukee, WI 53224-2114

414) 371-1958                                                            414-365-3775

 

 

September, 2012

 

Dear Student & Parents/Guardians:

 

I am delighted to have your student in Fibers class this semester. This class will require dedication and motivation to keep up with class projects.  We will be doing some exciting things this semester!

If you have further questions regarding curriculum, expectations and grading policy, please ask.  The keys to success in this program are regular attendance, a positive attitude and good work habits.   I read email a few times a day and respond promptly.

 

I anticipate that this class will be an exciting, productive experience and look forward to sharing art work with parents, the school and the community.  Look for us on the North Division website.  I hope to get the students work up into a Gallery page! I have also attached the WI Art Standards to this letter to let you know what skills will be working on in this class.

Your student will be working in a project-based classroom.  Please be supportive of his or her projects!

Your signature on the tear strip acknowledges that you are aware of and support these expectations for your student. Please only return the bottom part of this letter.

 

Sincerely,

Gina Jorgensen

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE ATTENDANCE, GRADING, AND LAB FEE POLICIES OF THE NORTH DIVISION HIGH SCHOOL ART/FIBER CLASS.

 

                                                                                                          

Student (printed): _____________________________________   

Signature: _____________________________________                                     

 

Student’s email address: ____________________________

 

Parent/Guardian (printed): _____________________________________   

Signature: _____________________________________   

 

Current home phone:  _____________________________________   

Parent’s email address (es):  _____________________________________   

 

 

 

 

Wisconsin Art Standards that will be addressed in Fiber Class.

 

A.12.2 Know advanced vocabulary related to their study of art

B.12.5 Understand how their choices in art are shaped by their own culture and society

C.12.1 Use the elements and principles of design in sophisticated ways

C.12.4 Use advanced design techniques to improve and/or change artwork

C.12.7 Apply advanced craft and skills to consistently produce quality art

C.12.8 Use the natural characteristics of materials and their possibilities and limitations

to create works of art

C.12.9 Use ongoing reflective strategies to assess and better understand one’s work and

that of others during the creative process

C.12.10 Assume personal responsibility for their learning and the creative process

D.12.2 Know about artists and designers, such as architects, furniture designers, critics,

preservationists, museum curators, and gallery owners, in their community

E.4.1 Communicate basic ideas by producing studio art forms, such as drawings,

paintings, prints, sculpture, jewelry, fibers, and ceramics

G.12.4 Create works of art that have complex meanings

H.12.4 Create two-dimensional plans to make three-dimensional models

I.12.6 Create art that expresses deep feelings

I.12.7 Work independently, collaboratively, and with deep concentration when creating

works of art

J.12.6 Know the value of art as a basic part of being human

J.12.7 Understand and apply art criticism and aesthetic knowledge in art and design

J.12.10 Reflect and talk about works of art

K.12.1 Connect their knowledge and skills in art to other areas, such as the humanities,

sciences, social studies, and technology

L.12.3 Use personal traits, such as independent thinking, courage, integrity, insight, and

dedication, in creating quality art and design

L.12.5 Develop a personal style in art and design that reflects who they are

 

North Division High School—Drawing and Painting, 2012-13 

email: jorgengm@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

Gina Jorgensen, Instructor

1011 W. Center Street.  Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206
(414) 267-4900

This is a Drawing and Painting Class where we will experiment and strengthen our ability to use a variety of drawing and painting techniques.

Note:  Your first assignment is to have this syllabus signed by you & a parent or a guardian, within ONE WEEK.

Art History learning targets: Topics of study/skills
Know & understand elements & principles of art related to art history.

Express an intended idea, mood or feeling.

Demonstrate technical skill & craftsmanship.

Use effective processes to understand, respond to & reflect on artistic problems.

Use materials, tools & workspace responsibly & effectively.

Recognize exemplary works, artists, movements and historical developments in the arts.

Exhibit appropriate work ethic and behaviors.

Use aesthetic criteria to critique the merit of one’s own work.

Elements & principles of art

The art process

Art history & artists related to class projects

(Vocabulary, PowerPoint and written paper will be assigned)

Safe & effective use of materials

Possible Projects include:

Printmaking-linocuts

Drawing-charcoal, pencil, etc.

Painting-Watercolor, acrylic, etc

Pen and Ink

 

Expectations: 

  • Maintain regular attendance & be on time.
  • Plan, organize & complete projects & assigned tasks on time, meeting standards of quality.
  • Use sketchbook for planning, homework, research, and vocabulary.
  • Take responsibility for workspace, materials & missed classes.
  • Maintain appropriate interactions with staff & other students.
  • Be creative and explore all the techniques and media I will provide for you.
  • Keep cell phones off & away during class.
  • Profanity will not be tolerated and addressed accordingly.
  • No eating.

Grading policy:

Projects are graded on criteria tied to the learning targets.  Turn in a self-assessment with each project.  The self-assessment helps you reflect on your work, build your critical skills & also shows me how you see yourself as an artist.  Projects will be evaluated for proficiency as well as a letter grade.

A = Distinguished, outstanding effort, highly proficient

B = Strong, proficient work

C = Fair, looks finished.  In the “developing” stage of proficiency.   Anything less needs more attention before submitting for a grade. I will not accept unfinished work for a passing grade. No exceptions!

D= Is anything that has been started is NOT completed. No exceptions!

U= Anything incomplete or not turned in!!!


Preliminary & written work, sketchbook, PowerPoint                                                               30%

Studio projects & final exam                                                                                                            70%

Deadlines:  Projects are usually due one week after the last day we work on it in class.  10% off on late work up to one week, then 20% off.  Half credit if more than a month late.  Please communicate any extenuating circumstances.  No credit given for preliminary work after the due date for that unit’s final project passes.

 

Attendance:  Absences & tardies interfere with your learning & success.  Be here, on time.  Absences are excused by a note or phone call from parent to the office.  Late work due to unexcused absences will not be excused.  If you are absent, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to find out what you missed & make it up ASAP.

 

Materials:     2B pencil, eraser and sketchbook are NEEDED DAILY!

 

Be an art room donor!  Donate materials such as Styrofoam or plastic food trays which can be used for palettes, or small containers with lids for taking paint home.  I can also use lots of other things like fabric or any sewing supplies, small art supplies that can be add to handmade paper like glitter, confetti, interesting papers, dried flowers, etc., or your time!  You will get extra credit for any supplies donated to class.

 

Local Sources for Art/Fabric Supplies:

Michaels Arts and Crafts                                               Joann Fabrics

9090 N Green Bay Rd                                                       8633 W Brown Deer Rd
Brown Deer, WI 53209                                                     Milwaukee, WI 53224-2114

414) 371-1958                                                            414-365-3775

 

 

 

September, 2012

 

Dear Student & Parents/Guardians:

 

I am delighted to have your student in Drawing and Painting class this semester. This class will require dedication and motivation to keep up with class projects.  We will be doing some exciting things this semester!

If you have further questions regarding curriculum, expectations and grading policy, please ask.  The keys to success in this program are regular attendance, a positive attitude and good work habits.   I read email a few times a day and respond promptly.

 

I anticipate that this class will be an exciting, productive experience and look forward to sharing art work with parents, the school and the community.  Look for us on the North Division website.  I hope to get the students work up into a Gallery page! I have also attached the WI Art Standards to this letter to let you know what skills will be working on in this class.

Your student will be working in a project-based classroom.  Please be supportive of his or her projects!

Your signature on the tear strip acknowledges that you are aware of and support these expectations for your student. Please only return the bottom part of this letter.

 

Sincerely,

Gina Jorgensen

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE ATTENDANCE, GRADING, AND LAB FEE POLICIES OF THE NORTH DIVISION HIGH SCHOOL DRAWING AND PAINTING CLASS.

 

                                                                                                          

Student (printed): _____________________________________   

Signature: _____________________________________                                     

 

Student’s email address: ____________________________

 

Parent/Guardian (printed): _____________________________________   

Signature: _____________________________________   

 

Current home phone:  _____________________________________   

Parent’s email address (es):  _____________________________________   

 

Wisconsin State Standards for Drawing and Painting

 

A.12.1 Possess a mental storehouse of images

A.12.2 Know advanced vocabulary related to their study of art

A.12.3 Know and recognize styles of art from their own and other parts of the world

A.12.4 Know and recognize many styles of art from various times

A.12.5 Explain that art is one of the greatest achievements of human beings

A.12.6 Use art as a basic way of thinking and communicating about the world

 

B.12.1 Demonstrate how artists and cultures throughout history have used art to communicate ideas and to develop functions, structures, and designs

B.12.2 Show ways that form, function, meaning, and expressive qualities of art and design change from culture to culture and artist to artist

 

C.12.1 Use the elements and principles of design in sophisticated ways

C.12.2 Understand the procedures of developing quality design

C.12.3 Use design to create artworks that have different meanings

C.12.4 Use advanced design techniques to improve and/or change artwork

C.12.6 Experiment visually with sketches for complex solutions involving concepts and symbols

C.12.8 Use the natural characteristics of materials and their possibilities/limitations to create works of art

C.12.9 Use ongoing reflective strategies to assess and better understand one’s work and that of others during the creative process

C.12.10 Assume personal responsibility for their learning and the creative process

 

D.12.4 Use basic concepts in art, such as “form follows function,” “destruction of the box,”

“less is more,” balance, symmetry, integrity, authenticity, and originality

D.12.5 Know common language in art, such as abstraction, representation,

impressionism, reproduction, serigraphy, sculpture, graphic design, construction, and aesthetics

D.12.6 Apply problem-solving strategies that promote fluency, flexibility, elaboration, and originality

 

E.12.1 Communicate ideas by producing sophisticated studio art forms, such as drawings, paintings, prints, sculpture, jewelry, fibers, and ceramics

E.12.4 Communicate ideas by producing advanced visual communication forms useful in everyday life, such as sketches, diagrams, graphs, plans, and models

E.12.5 Continue to use the visual arts to express ideas that can’t be expressed by words alone

 

H.12.1. Interpret complex patterns and forms by drawing them

H.12.2 Know how human eyes work to see subtle changes in light, color, textures, and surfaces

H.12.3 Use careful observation to draw, paint, and sculpt from life

 

I.12.1 Use art to understand their own and others’ emotions

I.12.2 Make art that explores a variety of emotions

I.12.4 Look at art and compare their feelings with those of the artist and others

I.12.7 Work independently, collaboratively, and with deep concentration when creating works of art

 

J.12.2 Choose materials and techniques to influence the expressive quality of art

J.12.5 Understand their own ideas about the purposes and meanings of art

J.12.6 Know the value of art as a basic part of being human

J.12.9 Identify the differences between original artworks, reproductions, and copies

J.12.10 Reflect and talk about works of art

Art History Syllabus

Posted: September 10, 2012 in Art History

North Division High School—Art History, 2012 

email: jorgengm@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

Gina Jorgensen, Instructor

1011 W. Center Street.  Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206
(414) 267-4900

This is an Art History Class where we will study art periods, styles, genres and artists as well as technique.

Note:  Your first assignment is to have this syllabus signed by you & a parent or a guardian, within ONE WEEK.

Art History learning targets: Topics of study/skills
Know & understand elements & principles of art related to art history.Express an intended idea, mood or feeling.

Demonstrate technical skill & craftsmanship.

Use effective processes to understand, respond to & reflect on artistic problems.

Use materials, tools & workspace responsibly & effectively.

Recognize exemplary works, artists, movements and historical developments in the arts.

Exhibit appropriate work ethic and behaviors.

Use aesthetic criteria to critique the merit of one’s own work.

Elements & principles of artThe art process

Art history & artists related to class projects

(Vocabulary, PowerPoint and written paper will be assigned)

Safe & effective use of materials

Possible Projects include:

Printmaking, Drawing, and other related art techniques to areas of art history.

PowerPoints

Essays

Videos

Other presentations

 

Expectations: 

  • Maintain regular attendance & be on time.
  • Plan, organize & complete projects & assigned tasks on time, meeting standards of quality.
  • Use sketchbook for planning, homework, research, and vocabulary.
  • Take responsibility for workspace, materials & missed classes.
  • Maintain appropriate interactions with staff & other students.
  • Be creative and explore all the techniques and media I will provide for you.
  • Keep cell phones off & away during class.
  • Profanity will not be tolerated and addressed accordingly.
  • No eating. 

Grading policy:

Projects are graded on criteria tied to the learning targets.  Turn in a self-assessment with each project.  The self-assessment helps you reflect on your work, build your critical skills & also shows me how you see yourself as an artist.  Projects will be evaluated for proficiency as well as a letter grade.

A = Distinguished, outstanding effort, highly proficient

B = Strong, proficient work

C = Fair, looks finished.  In the “developing” stage of proficiency.   Anything less needs more attention before submitting for a grade. I will not accept unfinished work for a passing grade. No exceptions!

D= Is anything that has been started is NOT completed. No exceptions!

U= Anything incomplete or not turned in!!!

Preliminary & written work, sketchbook, PowerPoint                                                       30%

Studio projects & final exam                                                                                                     70%

Deadlines:  Projects are usually due one week after the last day we work on it in class.  10% off on late work up to one week, then 20% off.  Half credit if more than a month late.  Please communicate any extenuating circumstances.  No credit given for preliminary work after the due date for that unit’s final project passes.

 

Attendance:  Absences & tardies interfere with your learning & success.  Be here, on time.  Absences are excused by a note or phone call from parent to the office.  Late work due to unexcused absences will not be excused.  If you are absent, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to find out what you missed & make it up ASAP.

 

Materials:     2B pencil, eraser and sketchbook are NEEDED DAILY!

Be an art room donor!  Donate materials such as Styrofoam or plastic food trays which can be used for palettes, or small containers with lids for taking paint home.  I can also use lots of other things like fabric or any sewing supplies, small art supplies that can be add to handmade paper like glitter, confetti, interesting papers, dried flowers, etc., or your time!  You will get extra credit for any supplies donated to class.

 

Local Sources for Art/Fabric Supplies:

Michaels Arts and Crafts                                               Joann Fabrics

9090 N Green Bay Rd                                                       8633 W Brown Deer Rd
Brown Deer, WI 53209                                                     Milwaukee, WI 53224-2114

414) 371-1958                                                               414-365-3775 

__________________________________________________________________________________

September, 2012

Dear Student & Parents/Guardians:

I am delighted to have your student in Art History class this semester. This class will require dedication and motivation to keep up with class projects.  We will be doing some exciting things this semester!

If you have further questions regarding curriculum, expectations and grading policy, please ask.  The keys to success in this program are regular attendance, a positive attitude and good work habits.   I read email a few times a day and respond promptly.

I anticipate that this class will be an exciting, productive experience and look forward to sharing art work with parents, the school and the community.  Look for us on the North Division website.  I hope to get the students work up into a Gallery page! I have also attached the WI Art Standards to this letter to let you know what skills will be working on in this class.

Your student will be working in a project-based classroom.  Please be supportive of his or her projects!

Your signature on the tear strip acknowledges that you are aware of and support these expectations for your student. Please only return the bottom part of this letter.

Sincerely,

Gina Jorgensen

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE ATTENDANCE, GRADING, AND LAB FEE POLICIES OF THE NORTH DIVISION HIGH SCHOOL ART HISTORY CLASS.

                                                                                                           

Student (printed): _____________________________________   

Signature: _____________________________________                                     

 

Student’s email address: ____________________________

 

Parent/Guardian (printed): _____________________________________   

Signature: _____________________________________   

 

Current home phone:  _____________________________________   

Parent’s email address (es):  _____________________________________   

 

 

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BE SAFE …
· Keep hands and art tools to yourself
· Use materials and supplies correctly
· Clean up anything you spilled or dropped

LIVE RESPONSIBLY …
· Clean up after yourselves
· Help others if needed—work as a team
· Use quality craftsmanship and your very best effort to get good grades
· Ask the teacher or another student what you need to do if you have been absent

UNDERSTAND RESPECT…
· Share the supplies
· Speak kindly and correctly to adults and fellow students
· Ask for what you need appropriately
· Compliment each other on your artwork

EVERYONES PREPARED
· Use bathroom between classes
· Have supplies needed for class
· Be ready to be engaged