• Grading Policy 

    • Will be calculated by Total Points 
    • Google Classroom Sketchbook Assignments=10 points each (Due each week)
    • Late Sketchbook Assignments -2 points but can still be handed in until the end of the Semester
    • Extra Credit is Available on Sketchbook Assignments 
    • Unit Projects=100 points each
    • Critiques=50 points each
    • Late Work & Makeup is available on a case by case basis, please speak with Ms. Berry privately during Study Halls, Common Lunch, after school, and/or email

    Required Materials

    • 9x12 inch Drawing Sketchbook (For taking notes and sketches)
    • Drawing Materials (Pencils, markers, pens)

    Attendance

    • Attendance will be taken at the beginning of each class period.
    • Success in a studio art class is based on participation in activities and interaction with other students.
    • Skill and knowledge is acquired as much by doing and participating as it is by reading and responding.
    • If you are absent, it is your responsibility to find out what you have missed and what you need to prepare for the next class.
    • Contact Ms. Berry as well as your classmates to find out about any lessons/assignments you may have missed. 

    Technology

    • We will be utilizing Google Classroom throughout the semester using student Chromebook's and A6 Art Studio computers.
    • You must “join” the class by going to classroom.google.com.
    • Check in regularly for each unit including sketchbook assignments, class presentations, website links, and additional resources. 

    Expectations & Classroom Rules

    • Be Respectful
      • Golden Rule: Treat others how you want to be treated
      • Respect yourself, Ms. Berry, and your classmates
      • Respect the space, tools, and materials
      • Respect other classmate’s projects, creativity, and process
    • Be Responsible
      • Arrive on time & come to class prepared
      • Bring sketchbook to every class
      • Follow ALL directions
      • No cell phone use (unless authorized by teacher)
      • Stay focused and complete work on time
      • If late, bring a signed pass from your last location
      • If you need to leave the room, get permission, take a pass, and sign out
      • Participate in reviews and critiques
      • Clean up 5 minutes before the bell
      • Put everything back where it should be neatly
      • Wash anything you get dirty (this may include your table, chair and art tools)
      • Make sure your project has your name, class & section on it so it doesn’t get lost
    • Be Safe
      • Ask me if you are unsure on something!
      • Be aware of proximity to others
      • Stay alert to prevent accidents
      • Keep area clean and take responsibility for your own safety and those around you
      • Keep art room clean and equipment clean to help eliminate safety risks
      • Clean tools last longer and function more safely
      • Wash hands and skin after getting all art materials on skin
      • Be aware of germs and allergies