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Key Scriptural Objective: To be aware that the actions we take, physical as well as spiritual, will produce a harvest in the future, and to understand that reaping takes time, and the results of our sowing may not appear immediately

Scripture: " for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not" Galatians 6:9

Academic Objectives:

To discuss the sport of cross-country running and the warm-up exercises used by runners in preparing for a race

To use a "posing puppet" to study certain actions and emotions and to demonstrate the relative positions of body parts in warm-up exercises

To review definitions of focal point and contrast

To examine poses and the use of repetition in creating emphasis in a painting by Winslow Homer

To use a painting by Morisot to examine the use of contrast in creating emphasis, and to review some of the principles of near and far

To review the techniques for creating a strong focal point and to evaluate the effectiveness of the focal points in the students' sketches

To observe the use of balance, movement, and unity in van Gogh's The Starry Night

To evaluate one's own composition with respect to principles of design such as unity, movement, repetition, and balance

Production Objectives:

To observe and draw a number of poses

To draw a composition from The Big Race after first drawing a plan

To apply the technique of cropping to strengthen the focal point

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Key Scriptural Objective: To compare life to running a race and to compare the prize of heaven to the prize of winning a race. Some common distractions will be examined along with several appropriate responses to counteract these distractions

cripture: "I press on toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus." Philippians 3:14

Academic Objectives:

To do a critical analysis of Seurat's Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of Grande Jatte

To compare van Gogh's The Starry Night with Seurat's "Sunday Afternoon."

To define pointillism

To practice contour drawing skills and apply them to a finished drawing.

To practice critical analysis skills by doing an evaluation of a student composition from The Big Race

Production Objectives:

To draw an accurate representation

To do a "walking mural," with each student completing a "knee-down" portrait

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Key Scriptural Objective: To learn how to recognize the symptoms of unforgiveness in oneself, and to learn how to forgive forever by refusing to take hurtful feelings back later on. To be aware of the importance of looking for the good in others

Scripture: " . . . even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye." Colossians 3:13b

Academic Objectives:

To become familiar with the two main elements of a poster: image and lettering

To become familiar with the term graphic artist

To reinforce the meaning and application of the term unity

To look at a number of European posters from the early 1900s

To define calligraphy and compare serif to sans serif lettering

To understand the terms upright, italic, outline, and script as they apply to letter styles

To encourage the use of an enlarged partial image

Production Objectives:

To plan and create a large poster advertising an event such as a sporting event, a musical, or a bake sale

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Key Scriptural Objective: To understand that to perform heartily means to put your whole heart and soul into what you are doing. And to understand that God has a purpose for each one of us, and that He equips us with desires and talents in order for us to fulfil His purpose

Scripture: "And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men" Colossians 3:23

Academic Objectives:

To define relief sculpture

To understand the term high relief and freestanding as applied to sculpture

To understand the difference between high relief and low relief, and to define bas relief

To study some of the accomplishments of Michelangelo and to take a brief look at his background and training

To look at a few examples of Michelangelo's sculptures

To review the relative positions of features on a face

To review the process of mixing slip and joining two pieces of clay by the slip and score method

Production Objectives:

To use a modeling compound to create an action figure, either freestanding or in high relief

To complete a drawing exercise while experiencing the awkwardness of drawing on a "ceiling" surface, thus identifying with Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel project

To model a self-portrait head in low relief

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Key Scriptural Objective: To see that finishing a task is important in God's eyes, and how weakness of character can result in a feeling of failure despite great human achievements

Scripture: "... he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ" Philippians 1:6

Academic Objectives:

To read a brief account of certain aspects of Leonardo da Vinci's life and work, with emphasis on his seemingly limitless abilities and diverse interests

To study two of Leonardo's most revered paintings

To understand the process of fresco painting

To practice drawing skills with particular reference to an accurate sketch

To recognize the Renaissance as a period in history when man glorified himself for his success, and God was not acknowledged

To refer to several of Leonardo's inventions.

To present the commuter designs in class and to obtain student feedback regarding strengths and weaknesses of each design

To learn the identities as Leonardo intended in his painting, The Last Supper

Production Objectives:

To invent and draw a commuter vehicle to solve certain problems outlined in the assignment

To invent and draw the design for a unique student desk

To make dishes for the table for the dramatization of The Last Supper

To paint the background for The Last Supper on a wall, thus identifying with Leonardo's task

To create an adaptation of the scene from The Last Supper using the students in the class, dressed to play the part of Jesus and the disciples and dramatizing the feeling of disbelief felt by the disciples when Christ announced that He would be betrayed by one of them

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Key Scriptural Objective: To understand that we are to rejoice when someone else is honored and to understand that jealousy can be prevented by developing a thankful heart

Scripture: "... or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it." I Corinthians 12:26b

Academic Objectives:

To examine the effects of direct lighting on an object as it relates to shadows and values of gray

To refer to Leonardo's method of building up tones rather than outlining and filling in with color

To define modeling as another name for shading

To have students share their ideas and drawings for student desk designs.

To understand the term tooth as it applies to paper

To recognize how a society's values are reflected in its art

To practice the technique of applying and blending colors using soft pastel.

To become acquainted with the process of printmaking through the German artist, Albrecht Durer

To understand the difference between a woodcut and an engraving and to define incising as cutting grooves into the surface of a material

To understand the most fundamental difference between the Renaissance and the Reformation

To define plate as the inked surface from which to take a print

Production Objectives:

To draw a cylinder, attempting to use shading to represent the values of dark and light

To draw using a grid

To create a 3-dimensional appearance by representing darks and lights on the surface of a colored object

To use patterning to prepare a drawing for printmaking

To make a number of prints from the styrofoam "plate."

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Key Scriptural Objective: To realize the God gives strength to the wary when they look to the Lord

Scripture: " . . . they shall mount up with wings as eagles ..." Isaiah 40:31

Academic Objectives:

To begun familiar with The Group of Seven

To do a critical analysis of Lawren Harris's Untitled mountain landscape

To understand the term diorama

To study the principle of movement

To understand the meaning of creating an interpretation

To recognize that the eagle is sometimes used as a symbol to represent strength and freedom

To recognize the eagle as the national symbol of the United States

Production Objectives:

To apply knowledge of the eagle's habitat to create a diorama based on the painting Untitled

To apply knowledge of the eagle's physical characteristics to mold the figure of an eagle from a modeling compound such as plasticene

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