Thursday, June 18, 2015

Start Here > 2015 Summer Photo

Complete > everything highlighted in yellow.

The Big Idea:
Photography communicates in a complex language and makes us artists.

  • Understand and apply > media, techniques, and processes with skill
  • Use design > principles and functions
  • Choose and evaluate > subject matter and ideas
  • Reflect upon and assess > the characteristics and merits of both mine and other’s work
  • Make connections > between my art and other aspects of life

Goal: Earn high school credit by scoring a 2, 3, or 4, on my photography portfolio.
Instructional Strategy
  • Setting Objectives
Learning Activity
Understand > To achieve this goal, you must create a portfolio of 24 works of art by May 5.  

You are challenged to emphasize research, experimentation, discovery, inventive thinking and art making, critical analysis and problem-solving in your work.  
Each portfolio has three sections:  Concentration, Breadth and Quality.  
  • Concentration Section > A Sustained Investigation Series describing an in-depth exploration of a particular photography and 2D design concern.
  • Breadth Section > A range of approaches or a variety of works demonstrating understanding of photography and 2D design issues.
  • Quality Section > 5 selected works demonstrating understanding of 2D design in concept, composition, and execution.

Access Prior Knowledge:
Instructional Strategy
  • Prepare for future experiences
Learning Activity
Set Up > Google+ Profile > Google+ (use your Westosha Gmail)

Follow > Westosha Art on G+ >
Join > Westosha Photo Community >
Install > Evernote Web Clipper >
Optional Recommendations:

New Information:
Instructional Strategy
  • Deepen Understanding
Learning Activity
Promote > Online Etiquette Use
Guides to Online Safety & Security

Generalize, Reflect & Publish:
Required Work Checklist: