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Arts 5th–6th (0104)

Grade Range:
 Course duration:
 One semester or a six-, nine-, or 12-week portion of an 18-week (one-semester) wheel course; may be repeated for credit
Course Description:
 This exploratory course gives students an opportunity to develop skills in multiple art-making techniques. Whatever the duration of the course, students demonstrate increased levels of craftsmanship by creating original works of art individually and collaboratively. Students develop a visual plan for displaying works of art in an exhibition and respond to the creative process by writing an artist statement.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Turner, Portfolios, Barrett Kendall, 2000.
SDUSD VAPA Core Learnings, 2005.

Supplementary Resources:
Art Study Sets (19 titles; available at the IMC).