Photoshop Q4

TeacherBlair Bauer
Subject AreaPhotoshop
Grade Level6-8
Week #Q4
Unit of InstructionOnline tutorial, direct instruction, group work/pair & share
Standard(s) Taught

VA.912.C.1.6 Identify rationale for aesthetic choices in recording visual media.

VA.912.C.2.2 Assess the works of others, using established or derived criteria, to support conclusions and judgments about artistic progress.

VA.68.C.2.2 Evaluate artwork objectively during group assessment to determine areas for refinement.

VA.912.C.1.2 Use critical thinking skills for various contexts to develop, refine, and reflect on an artistic theme. 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will focus on learning and honing their skills through the critique of both their own works as well as the works of others. Students will complete projects in class and be expected to critique a classmates work, offering both constructive criticism and opinions based on individual tastes. 

Classroom Activities
  • Students will focus on honing their abilities in preparation for industry certification. 
  • Students will complete a variety of photoshop projects
  • Students will engage in peer critiques and pair & share.
Assignments Due
  • Posterized portrait project
  • Middle School lobby submissions
  • Gallery submissions
  • 3-D text wrap project
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