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Pre-assessmentpreassessment-pdp-unit-tim-309-4-11-13 Students looked at Depression-era photographs and drew conclusions about the people and scenes depicted. They were asked to support their conclusions with specific observations from the images. pre-assessment for 5th grade

Student #2

Message Media project students explored their own social issues that they wanted to address.  They watched a powerpoint on media and message Using the studios they envisioned their ideas and conducted critques around their ideas.  Upon completion students 3  (A)  Artist statement and curation (using Elements  and Principles and discuss media choice taylors peace words 2This student created her message based on her learning about Martin’s Peaceful words.

 

Student #3

Through Media maps, media diet, journaling screen log Students keep “media diaries,” logging their advertising intake by media, theme, message.309 Media Map - EvanExamining what they watch, see and experience through the variety of media they are exposed too.  Students identify message and what they are being told.

 

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Students are utilizing  Art language Elements and Principles through out the media close reads to identify what elements and principles are being use in the images.   In the are room students  select their word and beginresearch on ipads.  The students represent their finding in a grid of 4 images to represent their word, internet search,  photo of found image, create image in studio of choice, choice of one of the three for fourth window.elementsOFdesignWebphoto

Student #1

In the classroom students learn to decode advertising “Message” A PowerPoint on image-text art Messages pptScreen shot 2014-05-23 at 12.25.16 AM in the 20th century to help spur the students to think more abstractly about the relationships between words and pictures in art, advertising, and propaganda. (Artworks include pieces by Barbara Krueger, Rene Magritte, John Heartfield, and Andy Warhol.)

Student #2

 

photo-13Students annotate their advertizing images as they do a close read.  They decipher the elements and principles as well as the images juxtapositioned next to eachother.  In this time the student identify what they are seeing, this was great because it made them more critical thinkers of the large amounts of media that surrounds them.  It  helps them read the images to understand what these images are suggesting to you without even realizing it.

Student #3

309 student writing of media and messaging encounters 309 close read notes

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Year One
2011-2012
Year Two
2012-2013
Year Three
2013-2014

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