THE STUDENTS GAIN THE FOLLOWINGS AT VISUAL ARTS COURSES IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL;
The students define art.
They express what aesthetics is in relation with art.
They learn about the steps of brainstorming, synthesizing ideas, designing, and sketching to create an artwork.
They use different art materials and techniques in their work (ceramics, recreation, sculpture, marbling, printing, etc.).
They apply different perspective techniques on their work.
They apply the art elements and design principles as they create their work.
They apply the of 2- D and 3- D art principles as they design their work.
They create relieves and sculptures with three-dimension art materials.
They reflect their ideas about a selected theme and subject on their work.
They make observation-based drawings and show different points of view on these drawings.
They realize the role of handicrafts in society.
They determine the art branch to which an artwork belongs.
They explain the similarities and differences between the art and artists of different cultures.
They analyze the visual characteristics of a selected artwork.
They explain the theme, used materials and techniques on an artwork.
They explain the museum, the types of museums and their contributions to the cultural heritage.
They comprehend the significance of the protection of the artworks in museums.
They learn about the Anatolian civilizations through the artworks exhibited in museums. As they define, analyze, interpret, and judge the artworks with the art criticism method, they develop their critical thinking skills and gain an understanding or modern art.
VISUAL ARTS ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL
The visual arts courses are taught in well-equipped studios supported with cross-curricular activities.
The classes are covered to make sure that the students carry out several activities using various materials and techniques that improve their hand, brain and eye coordination to develop their imagination, learn by doing and experiencing, relate their learning with real life, and feel curiosity and interested.
The students learn by transferring their learning that they gain and internalize by doing and experiencing with different techniques (ceramics, sculpture, marbling, printing..) and materials (ceramics clay, waste materials, paints, marbling materials, printing materials to real life.
MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT FOR THE MIDDLE SCHOOL VISUAL ARTS COURSES
The measurement-assessment is based on the process and product assessment.
The followings are taken into consideration in assessment:
Participation in the class activities,
Attending the class prepared,
Working with peers in cooperation,
Students’ projects and portfolios.