Course Map for

Sculpture

Last updated on 6/6/13 

Month

Content

Skills

Assessment

August-

September

  • Vocabulary/Sculpture processes
  • 3-Dimensional design, elements and principles of art
  • AP 3-D portfolio
  • Paper
  • Wire Sculpture
  • Understanding of basic sculpture terms and the sculpture process
  • Understanding of elements and principles of art
  • Understanding of 3-Dimensional design process
  • Construct sculpture with a variety of paper forming techniques
  • Using wire to construct meaningful sculpture
  • Test
  • Participation
  • Self/ Teacher evaluation rubric
  • Class critiques 

October

  • Relief
  • Ancient Relief/Modern Context
  • Firing and glazing clay
  • Clay properties
  • Design and construct a relief sculpture with clay
  • Understand the meaning behind ancient works and using modern contexts to create own meanings
  • Complete the firing and glazing process with clay reliefs
  • Self/teacher evaluation rubric
  • Class critiques
  • Participation

November

  • Modeling with clay
  • Armatures
  • Anatomy of human head
  • Demonstrate understanding of the different parts of a human skull
  • Draw and sculpt the human skull
  • Use reference pictures to construct a modeled clay head
  • Self/ teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Class critiques
  • Progress checklist
  • Participation

December

  • Exhibiting
  • Tape Sculpture
  • Plaster
  • Construct a human form using packing tape and cellophane
  • Construct a sculpture using plaster
  • Selecting and exhibiting work
  • Self/ teacher evaluation rubric
  • Class critiques
  • Participation

 

January

  • Architectural sculpture
  • Maquettes for planning proposal
  • Vocabulary/Sculpture processes
  • 3-Dimensional design
  • AP 3-D portfolio
  • Understanding of basic sculpture terms and the sculpture process
  • Understanding of elements and principles of art
  • Understanding of 3-Dimensional design process
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  • Self/ teacher evaluation rubric
  • Group and peer evaluation
  • Class critiques
  • Test

February

  • Paper
  • Found object
  • Construct sculpture with a variety of paper forming techniques
  • Using found objects to construct meaningful sculpture
  • Self/ Teacher evaluation rubric
  • Class critiques 

March

  • Relief
  • Ancient Relief/Modern Context
  • Firing and glazing clay
  • Design and construct a relief sculpture with clay
  • Understand the meaning behind ancient works and using modern contexts to create own meanings
  • Complete the firing and glazing process with clay reliefs
  • Self/teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Class critiques

April

  • Modeling with clay
  • Armatures
  • Anatomy of human head
  • Demonstrate understanding of the different parts of a human skull
  • Draw and sculpt the human skull
  • Use reference pictures to construct a modeled clay head
  • Video worksheet
  • Self/ teacher evaluation rubics
  • Class critiques

May-June

  • Architectural sculpture
  • Maquettes for planning proposal
  • Exhibiting
  • Tape Sculpture
  • Plaster
  • Construct a human form using packing tape and cellophane
  • Construct a sculpture using plaster
  • Selecting and exhibiting work
  • Self/ teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Class critiques