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Arts, Visual 6-8, Miss DiCicco

The art curriculum is centered around the Four Domains of Art; 
History, Aesthetics, Criticism, Studio. 
Students are expected to read, write, discuss and reflect about their personal art, their peers' art, and famous artists of the past and present. They are encouraged to produce art showing growth or mastery as they move from 6th grade to 8th grade. 
6th Grade- Elements & Principles of Design, Symbolism, Motifs, Graphics
7th Grade- Two-Point Perspective, Color Theory, Still-Life
8th Grade- Clay, Abstraction, Conceptual Art
Department Mission Statement:
The Perkiomen Valley Art Department provides a K-12 arts education of the highest quality for all students. The department introduces art to our beginning students to a diverse range of art making processes and helps students to build their artistic and creative skills. Advanced students are guided in improving their skills, expanding their creative vision, and contributing to society as artists.

Department T-shirts: Always on sale, please use this link to order. All proceeds go directly to the Art Department.

CLASS EXPECTATIONS (Management Plan Cliff's Notes)
1. Always have a pencil
2. Always try your hardest
3. Project first, CENTERS assignment second
4. Turn your projects/assignments into the teacher
5. Check grades weekly on HAC

Grades are based on effort, completion and meeting deadlines.
EFFORT- Student tries to the best of ability and makes progress. 
COMPLETION- Written and/or visual requirements are met.
DEADLINES- Work is submitted to the teacher; dates on HAC.

Virtual Office Hours Over COVID-19 Closure:

M, W, F 9-10am

T, TH 6-7pm

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Marla DiCicco,
Jan 4, 2019, 11:40 AM
Marla DiCicco,
Aug 24, 2017, 10:19 AM
Marla DiCicco,
Nov 15, 2019, 5:47 AM