NEW ERA ACADEMY; 9th - 12th Grade

Baltimore, MD

Dragon Eyes

Visual Illusions

Astrological Tunnel Books

Dragon Eyes
 

Unit Title: Eye of Dragon
Unit Big Idea: Realism
Unit Enduring Understandings:

  • Creativity and innovative thinking are essential life skills that can be developed.

  • Artists and designers experiment with forms, structures, materials, concepts, media, and art-making approaches.

  • Artists and designers develop excellence through practice and constructive critique, reflecting on, revising, and refining work over time

Unit Elegant Problem Statement:

Students will create a realistic drawing of a dragon eye using a variety of materials that explore and present the element of space and depth.
Evaluation Criteria: Teacher evaluation completed on a rubric outlining points for:

1) idea generation and sketch

2) craftsmanship

3) personal choice and completion

4) quality of explanations and participation in critique.

Visual Illusions
 
Astrological Tunnel Books
 

Unit Title: ​Tunnel Books
Unit Big Idea: ​Astrological Signs Unit Enduring Understandings:

-  Creativity and innovative thinking are essential life skills that can be developed.

-  Artists and designers experiment with forms, structures, materials, concepts, media, and art-making approaches.

-  Artists and designers develop excellence through practice and constructive critique, reflecting on, revising, and refining work over time.

Unit Elegant Problem Statement:​ Students will ​create a tunnel book​ using ​a variety of materials​ that ​explore and present the importance aspects of their astrological signs.
Evaluation Criteria: ​Teacher evaluation completed on a rubric outlining points for:

1) idea generation and sketch

2) craftsmanship

3) personal choice and completion

4) quality of explanations and participation in critique.