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6th Grade Art and Homework

 6th Grade Art @ KMS! 

Welcome to our new 6th graders, and welcome back to all of our returning KMS students. I look forward to a great last year with you! 

Look here for any information you may need, in addition to the MPArts Homework Calendar.
Please be sure to bring your portfolio and a pencil to class each time. Bring your black pen as well for the first few classes unless asked not to.
Students keep a log of homework assigned in their portfolio.
 
Use the "Calendar with Art Days" tab to see a calendar of upcoming art days. The teacher's name indicates who will bring you. 
 

Upcoming Art Days:

 Sept. 11: Geitgey

Sept. 12: Lange

Letter Design Piece is due today 

Be sure to check your piece against the rubric to be sure you have everything. 

1.     Words show evidence that guidelines/letter spacing techniques were used: Top and bottom of letters are even. Letters spaced evenly: _____ /5

2.     Main lettering of piece is 2-dimensional (can be 3-d): _______ /3

3.     Piece is colored/inked in- nothing left in regular pencil: Background cannot be white: _________ /3

4.     Piece includes color fading, shifting, or blending for a significant element of your piece: _______ 6

5.     Piece includes at least one drawn image: _______ 3

6.     Piece contains a border of some kind: _________ 1

7.     Piece exhibits KMS Quality overall: 1. Ruler used for straight lines. 2. Mistakes/ stray marks are erased. 3. Coloring is within the lines and done in an even back and forth direction. ________ /9                 

                                                                                                     Total: ______/30

 

Sept. 20: Floyd

Previous Art Days: 

Aug. 7: Lange

Aug. 8: Geitgey

Homework Assigned: Bring 7 sheets of notebook paper and 10 sheets of blank printer paper. Parent should email Mr. Faraj if unable to provide printer paper, and it will be provided, but only with parent email before the next class session. Due next class meeting.

 

Aug. 15: Floyd

Aug. 16: Hughes

Homework Due: Bring your art portfolio with the 7 sheets of notebook paper and 10 sheets of printer paper. Parent should email Mr. Faraj if unable to provide printer paper, and it will be provided, but only with parent email before this class session. 

Today you will start creating a piece of art that answers and illustrates the following two questions: 1. What is a school-related goal you have achieved? 2. What is a school-related goal you will achieve this year? 

Art intro 2018 project rubric. Total of 30 Points       

1) All words are spelled correctly  Yes/No   _/2

2)     There is a border of some sort near the outside edges of the paper.   Yes/No   _/2

3)    Piece contains at least two phrases and illustrations explaining and illustrating: 1. A school-related goal you have achieved.  2. A goal you will achieve this school year.  Yes/No    _/16 (4 pts for each phrase and illustration)

4)    Piece is colored/inked in.  Yes/No   _/5 (minimal white space- background cannot be white)

5)     Name and date (month/day/year) is signed in the lower right corner.   Yes/No   _/2

6) Overall work exhibits Kittredge Quality: 1. Ruler used for straight lines. 2. Mistakes/ stray marks are erased. 3. Coloring is within the lines and done in an even back and forth direction.   Yes/No   _/3

Total  Points __/30

 

 Due: Aug. 23 (Dunlap) or Aug. 24 (Williamson) 

 

Aug. 23: Dunlap

Aug. 24: Williamson

In this class, you will choose an idea for your Lettering Design Piece. Below is a choice board available with different options to choose from! Each choice has a few criteria, and then there is a general rubric with items that everyone's piece would have to have.  The scoring rubric can be found just below the choice board. 

5th and 6th grade Letter Design Choice Board for 2018

Pick from the choices below. Use guidelines for your lettering

o        Main Lettering must at least be 2-D, can be 3-D

o        Piece cannot be left in pencil

o        Must include color shifting, blending, or fading for a significant element of your piece.

o        Must be KMS Quality

o        Must include @ least 1 drawn image

o        Must have a border of some kind

o        May be done in any real language.

Name Design: Includes Name. Illustration must be related to you.

CD/ Record Cover: Includes performer(s) and album title

Movie Poster: Title, actors, rating, phrase

Campaign Poster: Name, position seeking, phrase

Circus Poster: Name, slogan, location, dates

Concert Poster: Performer(s), location, dates, times

Food: An advertisement for some type of food

Business Advertisement: Name, what service is provided,

Product Advertisement: Name of Product, name of company, where sold, price, uses, slogan

Cover of a Cereal Box: Name of cereal, company, amount in box, slogan

Vacation Postcard: Name of destination, slogan, attractions

Monogram Design: Your initials are designed in a very artistic way.

TV Show advertisement: Title, actors, network, times, phrase

Family Crest: Family name, images symbolic of roots, other important history

Clothing Brand: Logo, name of brand, example, phrase

Book Jacket: Title, author, phrase

Sports team: City, name of team, phrase

Website: Title, purpose, phrase, address

Greeting Card: Phrase

Your choice: You must run your idea by Mr. Faraj

1.     Words show evidence that guidelines/letter spacing techniques were used: Top and bottom of letters are even. Letters spaced evenly: _____ /5

2.     Main lettering of piece is 2-dimensional (can be 3-d): _______ /3

3.     Piece is colored/inked in- nothing left in regular pencil: Background cannot be white: _________ /3

4.     Piece includes color fading, shifting, or blending for a significant element of your piece: _______ 6

5.     Piece includes at least one drawn image: _______ 3

6.     Piece contains a border of some kind: _________ 1

7.     Piece exhibits KMS Quality overall: 1. Ruler used for straight lines. 2. Mistakes/ stray marks are erased. 3. Coloring is within the lines and done in an even back and forth direction. ________ /9                 

                                                                                                     Total: ______/30

 Aug. 31: Doss

Sept. 4: Linsley

You will have this class session to work on your letter design piece. It will be due on the following class session: September 11 or 12 

 


Sept. 19: Hughes

 

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