• Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: 7th/8th grade Art

    Subject: Art

    Grade Level(s):7/8


    Synopsis of Curriculum

    The seventh and eighth grade Art 1 course is one semester. Students are empowered to think independently and make personally meaningful artwork through idea development, creating, presenting, responding and connecting.

    • Materials, techniques and tools are demonstrated, practiced and documented by creating a series of artworks.
    • Additional materials, techniques and skills are developed through creation of original artworks, as well as research and teacher instruction.


    Units of Study

    Planning and Presentation (Artworks)

    Drawing, Collage and Craft, and Painting and Printmaking

    Clay and Sculpture