Curriculum - Art

MOORE SECONDARY ART

CONGRATULATIONS
to Donna Barnard (on the right),
Art Instructor at Westmoore High School,
OAEA's Secondary Art Teacher of the Year AND
NAEA's Western Regional Art Teacher of the Year!!!
Donna Barnard       DonnaNAEA

And CONGRATULATIONS
to Brandy Sitts Art Instructor at Westmoore High School,
Youth Arts Month Award Winner!

 
This year's student art exhibit
will be held
April 15-17, 2014
4-7 p.m. each day
at Moore/Norman Technology Center on Penn. 
The exhibit is free and open to the public.
 

 Meet Our Secondary Art Teachers

Jennifer (Amy) Harden

Brink

Deborah Kindrick

Central

Terry Hunter

Highland East

Charles McClain  

Highland West

Chris Campbell

Moore West

Lexie Gatlin

Moore

Debra Detamore

Moore

Kasie Hill

Southmoore

Sharon Von Schriltz

Southmoore

Donna Barnard

Westmoore

Brandy Sitts

Westmoore


                                      High School Visual Arts Curriculum

2-Dimensional Art I (1 semester) Grade Level: 9-12
Course No. 1001
This course includes discussion in the meaning, major forms, and components of two-dimensional art. Students study elements and principles of design used in creation of two-dimensional works, art appreciation, and art history. Students are exposed to various media and techniques used in drawing, painting, and printmaking. 

2-Dimensional Art II (2 semesters) Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Art I
Course No. 1010

Students will expand previously developed skills from Art I in drawing, painting and printmaking. Principles of design, art appreciation, art history, and additional media and techniques
are emphasized in this course.


Pre-AP 2-Dimensional Studio Art
(2 semesters) Grade Level: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Art I and Full Year of Art II
Course No. 1013
The Pre-AP Studio Art course is designed for juniors and seniors with a serious interest in the visual arts.  This is an advanced course that stresses strong technique, development of a studio work ethic in the production of art, and an emphasis on decision making in developing a strong personal statement through their craft.  This class will help the art student make a smooth transition into the AP Studio Art Class.  Deadlines are stressed and portfolio progression is required.  
 

Advanced Placement 2-Dimensional Studio Art  (2 semesters) Grade Level: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Art I, Full Year of Art II, and teacher recommendation
Course No. 1014

This is the most advanced 2-D visual arts course available. There is a series of open-ended assignments with a minimal amount of formal instruction. Students are expected to be self-motivated and prepared to research media and techniques. This course requires that additional work be done outside of the regular class time, as well as full work participation during class. Each student must assemble a portfolio of at least thirty major assignments to represent his/her work as an artist. Students may formally submit their portfolios to the College Board and may receive possible college credit with a qualifying score.  Students will be required to purchase consumable materials and submit AP portfolio at student expense. 

3-Dimensional Art I  Grade Level:  9-12
Course No. 1067
This course is designed as a basic three-dimensional course to introduce the student to various 3-D mediums:  may include, but not limited to, clay, metal, fiber, paper, wood, etc. Students may create original clay sculpture and pottery using pinch, coil and slab techniques, as well as thrown pottery pieces on the pottery wheel.  A variety of methods and techniques will be taught, as well as design/creation, art history, and art appreciation. Instruction in the processes, correct use of tools, terms, and techniques will be provided. 
 
3-Dimensional Art II  Grade Level:  11,12
Prerequisite:  3-D Studio Art I
Course No. 1068
This course is for students who wish to pursue additional experiences in various 3-D mediums, such as pottery, clay, jewelry, and various forms of sculpture, metal and fiber. 
A variety of materials, techniques, and methods will be used in projects that will be taken home.  Continuation of design/creation, art history, and art appreciation will be included.
 
Pre-AP 3-Dimensional  (2 semesters) Grade Level: 11, 12
Prerequisite:  3-D Art I and 3-D Art II, or teacher approval
Course No. 1060
The Pre-AP Studio Art course is designed for students with a serious interest in the three-dimensional visual arts.  This is an advanced course that stesses strong technique, development of a studio work ethic in the production of art, and an emphasis on decision making in developing a personal statement through one's craft.  This class will helop the art student make a smooth transition into the AP Studio Art class.  Deadlines are stressed and portfolio progress is required.
 

 

AP 3-Dimensional Studio Art  (2 semesters)   Grade Level: 11, 12   

Prerequisite: Art I and 2 semesters of Art II; teacher recommendation

Course No. 1065

This is the most advanced 3-D visual arts course available for the serious art student.  There is a series of open-ended assignments with a minimal amount of formal instruction.  Students are expected to be self-motivated and prepared to research media and techniques.  This course requires that extra work be done outside of the regular class time as well as full work participation during class.  Each student must assemble a portfolio of at least twenty-four major assignments to represent his/her work as an artist.  Students are expected to formally submit their portfolios for Advanced Placement Studio Art credit. 
 
Visual Graphic Art (1 or 2 semesters)  Grade Level:  9-12
Course No. 1030 (1st semester); Course No. 1031 (2nd semester)
This course is designed to introduce students to tools and techniques associated with drawing.  Students will learn visual vocabulary including the elements and principles of art integrated with computer use.  Graphics software packages will be sued to expose students to specialized graphics skills.
*Moore High School students will have the option to receive AP credit by meeting the requirements for the AP Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio course.
 
*Pre-AP and AP refer to Pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement courses.
 
                                          VISTA High School Courses
 
Art III (1 or 2 semesters)  Grade Level:  11,12
Prerequisite:  Art I and Art II
VISTA only
Students will expand previously developed skills in drawing, painting, and printmaking.  Principles of design, art appreciation, and art history are emphasized in this course. 
 
Art IV (1 or 2 semesters)  Grade Level:  11,12
Prerequisite:  Art I, Art II, Art III
VISTA only
Students will expand previously developed skills in drawing, printmaking, and painting.  Principles of design, art appreciation, and art history are emphasized in this course.

Link to:   Photography and Drama Course Description

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