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4th

Term 1 Begins

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computer lab to check out the web page

Look for art sites (go to www.artcyclopedia.com and go to

http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html  once there be sure to email yourself the links and save them as favorites.

Second Half Lab to

discuss classroom contract

Discuss calendar,

rules and expectations

5th

What is history? (small groups – bring your book)

Review – Industrial Revolution (factors leading to it and implications for Europe and America)

Discuss – how are these implications seen in art? (Romanticism and Impressionism) (small groups – bring your book)

Imperialism, nationalism, militarism, alliances (BRING YOUR BOOK)

READ: Danzer, Chapters 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10 (pages 244 – 390)

TEST 1: Friday, September 12

ESSAY 1: Due on Thursday, October 2nd

 

8th

using a graphic organizer for your essay

InFocus presentation

Look at some art and music (romanticism)

Please, on your own check out:

Realism

Impressionism

Post-Impressionism

Neo-Impressionism

Pointillism

Symbolism

Art Nouveau

Fauvism

Expressionism

Cubism

Futurism

Dada

Surrealism

Abstract Expressionism

Now you know why it was so important to keep a good log of sites that we visit.  One of them has an easy (relatively) access to all of these artistic styles and examples of a variety of works from each style. 

 

9th

music, “Rite of Spring”, Stravinsky

10th

   Brainstorm ideas that may affect this turn of the century in the way that was seen in 1900

11th

music “Rite of Spring”, Stravinsky

12th

Test One

InFocus Presentation:

Demonstration of using Excel  for the World War One spreadsheet assignment

Finding historical maps of Europe

 

15th

Lab -- World War One spreadsheet assignment

READ: Danzer, Chapter 11  (pages 392 – 424)

TEST 2: Thursday, October 6

 

16th

Lab -- World War One spreadsheet assignment

17th

Lab -- World War One spreadsheet assignment

and ideas regarding how to cite sources

18th

filmstrip – “Surrealism in Art and Music”

 

music (Ives and Schoenberg)

 

19th

World War One spreadsheet assignment is DUE

check in on Essay One and more on how to cite sources

22nd

video – The Great War

23rd

video – The Great War

 

24th

video – The Great War

25th

video – The Great War

26th

music – Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Gershwin

 

29th

Lab – using the web site to add to your understanding

30th

Rosh Hashanah

NO SCHOOL

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