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Art 7 & 8
Art 7 & 8 is a beginning art class for students who have never taken Art in the middle school setting. This course is designed to give students a basic understanding and appreciation for art and these students are introduced to the Elements and Principles of Design, along with skills development and development of the creative thought process. Each time a skill has been learned, the students will be encouraged to make creative applications of those skills on assigned art projects. The course is a yearlong course and upon completion of the course, the students will be able to take the advanced level art classes offered at Ridgewood.
Art I (High School Credit Course)
Art I is an advanced art class that students are able to take if they have taken 6th grade Art Rotation or Art 7 & 8 and approved to take the class. Students who take this class will earn a high school credit. The students will participate in a review of the Elements and Principles of Design and will experience working with many 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional media and techniques which are to be applied into art projects on an advanced level.
6th Grade Art Rotation
Art rotation is an elective class which last for 9 weeks and within the 9 week period the students are introduced to the 3 clay hand building techniques and the Elements of Design. Each student after taking Art Rotation can then choose in the 7th and/or 8th grade to automatically take Art 7 & 8 or the advanced art classes offered at Ridgewood if approved.
Art Pottery (High School Credit Course)
Art Pottery is an advanced art class that students are able to take if they have taken 6th grade Art Rotation and are approved to take the class. Students who take this class will earn a high school credit. This class is for students who have an interest in working with clay, and gives students experiences in making functional as well as sculptural pieces, using a variety of techniques. The students create works of art in clay utilizing the process of hand building using the pinch pot, coil, and slab method or the combinations of these techniques to create works of art and then will use ceramic glazes for the purpose of waterproofing and decoration.
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