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A secondary art teacher for an international school

A secondary art teacher for an international school
Elements of art_Line
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Elements of art_Line

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This is a 2-3 week unit on line, the first element of art, for Year 7 in Key Stage 3. This introductory unit on line teaches students how to use line to describe the shape of the object and also create tone. It includes quality photo’s of still lives and student examples. It also contains basic vocabulary and a vocabulary worksheet students can fill out.
Cubism bundle
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Cubism bundle

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This PowerPoint is a complete KS3 unit on Synthetic and Analytic Cubism. The PowerPoint details the total project breakdown in which students are to mimic the style and techniques of Synthetic Cubism in a final piece. The final piece of work encompasses a breakdown of the four main characteristics in Synthetic Cubism. This resource is easy enough to use for those with no formal art training. There are art historical and quality classroom examples provided for each characteristic.
The Design Process poster
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The Design Process poster

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This resource is a poster of the 8 steps within the Design Process. It has student examples of work in it and can be used to guide students along the process of their project. It can also be used as a guide within your own deconstruction of the project for students. The “design brief brain storm” is meant to be edited for your own projects and links directly to the design process. It is meant to help students develop their critical thinking.
Elements of Art_Tone and Form
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Elements of Art_Tone and Form

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This is a 3 - 4 week unit on the elements of art, tone and form, for Year 7 in Key Stage 3. This introductory unit on tone and form teaches students how to use it to describe the shape of the object and also create light and dark. It includes quality photo’s of still lives and student examples. It also contains basic vocabulary and a vocabulary worksheet students can fill out.
Analytic Cubism
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Analytic Cubism

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This is a complete six week KS3 introductory unit on Cubism. This unit focuses on the characteristics of Analytical Cubism. There are three drawing projects within the unit, a research project and a fun starter activity which can be used as a cover page. Quality historical and student examples are given for each project.
Ellipses
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Ellipses

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This PowerPoint is a short but complete unit on ellipses for year 10 Art and Design. It covers the basic line, tone and form techniques covered in KS3 but is included for those who have not covered this content already. It includes the methodology to draw ellipses as this is in the first PowerPoint, followed by part two: colour theory and ellipses in another resource. This PowerPoint includes three main student projects that involve the practice of drawing ellipses. It is useful for those students who have no background in ellipses and/or are low ability. It also includes good quality student work as examples with original backgrounds and learning objectives designed by myself. All work can be marked with the iGCSE Assessment Objectives provided by Cambridge.
Bookmark sewing project
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Bookmark sewing project

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This resource is a complete 6-9 week KS3 unit on the planning and making of bookmark. It includes 6 other stitches: cross-stitch, running stitch, daisy chain, chain, blanket and sewing on a button. It can be joined to any reading promotion project. It provides all the visual imagery on how the stitches look. This resource contains student examples and is EAL friendly, as language is clear and is used in conjunction with visual imagery.
Colour and ellipses bundle
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Colour and ellipses bundle

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This PowerPoint is a short unit on colour theory and ellipses. It covers basic colour theory and the steps needed to hand draw ellipses. It is useful for those students who have no background in colour theory and/or are low ability. It also includes good quality student work and learning objectives. Can be used from KS3 to KS4.
Packaging themed box
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Packaging themed box

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The themed box is part of a Packaging unit in Year 7 with a focus on Valentines Day but could be used for any themed project. This project could also easily be done with KS2 as well, as it would be perfect for practicing cutting, folding and gluing skills. In this unit students need to cut, shape and assemble card with a high level of precision. They are also to find, and fold, their own origami shapes to show how independently they can work. It serves as a perfect starter project to the packaging unit. This PowerPoint includes student examples and high quality original photographs.
Peppermint Cream Packaging and logo design
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Peppermint Cream Packaging and logo design

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This resource is a complete KS3 unit spanning 4-6 lessons on the design and making of both the packing and the product for a “Peppermint cream” company. Could be used in conjunction with both the business and food technology classes. Perfect for low, high or mixed ability classes. This resource contains quality student examples and is also EAL friendly as language is clear and is used in conjunction with visual imagery. Worksheets are used in the planning of the peppermint cream company where students design the name, logo, slogan, packaging and product (2 lessons). Thereafter, they will construct their packing (2-3 lessons) and make their peppermint creams (1 lesson) according to their design. Students always enjoy this project as it incorporates some food technology and gives plenty of scope for individuality. This could be used as a group project as well.
Logo Design
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Logo Design

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This PowerPoint is for KS3 Design and Technology teachers doing a unit on corporate identity and/or graphic design. The focus is on designing the logo with three PowerPoints included to do that. Their are student examples scattered throughout. The objective is help students create a logo for the business product by linking ideas with visual imagery. The product focus is on food because it offers opportunity’s for generating descriptive words. Descriptive words help not only EAL students increase their vocabulary but also first language English speakers as well. Additionally provided are Word documents for the design brief and analysing the food product.
KS3 AFL checklist and vocabulary for Art and Design Term 2
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KS3 AFL checklist and vocabulary for Art and Design Term 2

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This resource is a checklist of all the my personal KS3 Art and Design projects for Term 2. It includes all the new vocabulary words and definitions that students will encounter during the term, with a checklist. The vocabulary list serves as an end of unit 'test' to see how well the students have assimilated the new words. There is also a 'mix and match and pdf. I usually go through the words during the term as well but ask them to fill out the worksheet at the end. This is useful for marking. There is a marking scheme which focuses on three skills: observation, development of ideas and realisation. Evaluation questions related to the specific projects and these three skills make up this marking scheme. Finally, there is a "What am I learning toward" PowerPoint which is used to introduce the skills learnt within the unit and the design success criteria.
Synthetic Cubism
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Synthetic Cubism

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This PowerPoint is a complete KS3 unit on Synthetic Cubism. The PowerPoint details the total project breakdown in which students are to mimic the style and techniques of Synthetic Cubism in a final piece. The final piece of work encompasses a breakdown of the four main characteristics in Synthetic Cubism. There are art historical and quality classroom examples provided for each characteristic.
Colour theory and ellipses
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Colour theory and ellipses

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This PowerPoint is a short unit on colour theory and ellipses for year 10 and follows from "Ellipses". It covers the basic colour theory covered in KS3 but is included for those who have not covered this content already. It does not include the methodology to draw ellipses as this is in the first PowerPoint. This PowerPoint includes homework of key vocabulary and two main student projects that involve the practice of drawing ellipses and the use of colour theory. It is useful for those students who have no background in colour theory and/or are low ability. It also includes good quality student work as examples with original backgrounds and learning objectives designed by myself. All work can be marked with the iGCSE Assessment Objectives provided by Cambridge.
The colour wheel
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The colour wheel

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This is a complete 6 - 9 week KS3 introductory unit on colour theory, using the colour wheel. There are short, starter activities using different media for kinetic and visual learners. There is also a mini research project on Robert and Sonia Delaunay. The focus of this unit is on the primary, secondary, tertiary, harmonious, and contrast/complimentary colours. The students then take this knowledge and apply it to an extended practical project of about 5 - 7 hours. Quality historical, teacher and student examples are included for explanation and demonstration.
KS3 Design and Technology AFL Checklist and Vocabulary Term 1
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KS3 Design and Technology AFL Checklist and Vocabulary Term 1

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This resource is a checklist of all the my personal KS3 Design and Technology projects for Term 1. It also includes all the new vocabulary words that students will encounter during the term. I ask students once a month to review their checklist in order for them see if they are behind in any projects or have missed any projects when absent. The vocabulary list serves as an end of unit 'test' to see how well the students have assimilated the new words. I usually go through the words during the term as well but ask them to fill out the worksheet at the end. This is useful for marking. It might also be useful for those searching for KS3 content.
KS3 AFL Checklist and vocabulary for Art and Design Term 1
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KS3 AFL Checklist and vocabulary for Art and Design Term 1

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This resource is a checklist of all the my personal KS3 Art & Design projects for Term 1. It also includes all the new vocabulary words that students will encounter during the term. Thirdly it also includes a mark scheme for each unit according to three major skills: Observation and analysis (OA), Experimentation and development of ideas (ED) and Realisation and evaluation (RE). I ask students once a month to review their checklist in order for them see if they are behind in any projects or have missed any projects when absent. The vocabulary list serves as an end of unit 'test' to see how well the students have assimilated the new words. I usually go through the words during the term as well but ask them to fill out the worksheet at the end. This is useful for marking. It might also be useful for those searching for KS3 content.
Packaging projects
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Packaging projects

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This resource contains 2 different types of packaging projects which can be linked to one another. The ‘themed box’ can be used first as it focuses on paper, therefore students can work on improving their folding, cutting and design skills before moving on to the main project. The main project develops from the first by looking at an overall design image. Additionally the packaging is made from sturdier materials and more details.
Corporate Identity Package
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Corporate Identity Package

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This PowerPoint is for teachers doing a unit on corporate identity and/or graphic design. The focus is on designing the logo with three PowerPoints included to do that. Additionally it contains PowerPoints on creating a business card, photographing it and then collating the work and displaying it on a poster. In total this project can take 8-10 weeks. There are plenty student examples scattered throughout. Additionally provided are Word documents, vocab, AFL, markschemes and worksheets provided.
Business card design
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Business card design

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This resource is a complete KS3 unit spanning 4-6 lessons on the design and of a business for a local company. Could be used in conjunction with business classes. Ideal for class with little to no technology. Students are encouraged to source existing business cards and research colour meaning, layout and font psychology to plan, prepare and design their own business cards. This resource contains quality student examples and is also EAL friendly as language is clear and is used in conjunction with visual imagery.