Welcome to Mrs. Smith's Ceramics 1 and IB Visual Arts website.
Your grades for the 2010-11 school year will soon be posted online. In Ceramics 1, the first "Tile" project is complete and grades will appear the week of Oct. 4th. The second project of the year, Pinch Pot #1, will be graded by October 15th. So look on Aeries soon! Everyone is off to a great start. In the future, some grades may include a comment in the comment box if grade reflects poor craftsmanship or unproductivity during classtime. Failure to meet suggested deadlines may result in a lowered grade per/project.
Ceramics 1 Fall Semester
Fall Semester Projects
First and second quarter (Fall Semester) we will make: 1. Old English tile. 2. Pinch Pot bowl #1. 3. Pinch Pot bowl #2 3. Double pinch pot sculpture 4. Slab coffee mug. 5. Small slab box 6. Final Exam Box
(Native American bowls as seen on photos will be introduced second semester)
IB Visual Arts--Fall Semester 2010-11
IB Visual Arts Grades will reflect work in these two areas--Studio Work (SW) and Investigation Workbooks (IW).
As of 10/4/10 the following assignments are due:
IW--30-40 new completed pages in your Investigation Workbook. There have been 5 weeks of school so far. An average of 5 or more pages should be completed each week. These 30-40 pages should reflect research and personal artwork reflections/discoveries completed over the summer. AT THE TIME OF EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT***...HL's SHOULD HAVE TWO COMPLETED BOOKS AND SL'sSHOULD HAVE ONE COMPLETED BOOK.
SW--One to two studio pieces should be completed each month. The studio pieces should reflect research as seen in the students IW. AT THE TIME OF EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT***...OPTION A HL's SHOULD HAVE 12-18 PIECES OF WORK FOR THEIR IB ART SHOW. OPTION A SL'sSHOULD HAVE 8-12 PIECES OF WORK FOR THEIR IB ART SHOW.
***EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT WILL OCCUR BETWEEN MARCH 30TH AND APRIL 15TH, 2011. THE IB ART SHOW WILL BE ON THE EVENING OF APRIL 13TH, 2011 FROM 7-9 PM IN THE G BUILDING. ALL IB VISUAL ARTS STUDENTS WILL BE INTERVIEWED AND EVALUATED BY OUR VISITING EXAMINER ON EITHER APRIL 14TH OR APRIL 15TH.