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Helping Students Create a Body of Work

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Introduction

Introduction 0:30

The Basics

What is a Body of Work? 2:40

The Role of the Art Teacher 3:15

Key Components in a Successful Body of Work

Key Components 1:52

Building the Body of Work 6:26

How to Get Students Started

Scaffolding and Background Knowledge 7:27

Moving to the Next Step 0:47

Creating a Mini Body of Work 7:04

Helping Students Work Through the Process

Potential Topics and Themes 4:05

Feedback Strategies 5:18

Assessment and Student Self-Reflection 5:03

What Does a Successful Body of Work Look Like?

Student Examples 4:31

Conclusion

Conclusion 1:38

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Helping Students Create a Body of Work

3 PD Hours

  • 1 Evaluate your role as a facilitator in your classroom.

  • 2 Construct challenges for students to help express their authentic thoughts and feelings.

  • 3 Recognize how your introduction of artistic processes can develop artistic voice.

Creating a body of work is no easy task. The high-level critical thinking skills required take time and effort to develop. It’s essential to understand how to take students through the process, as it can lead to incredibly meaningful work. In this PRO Pack, Lena Rodriguez shows how you can serve as a guide for students. Understand how to help students research, plan, reflect and become self-aware enough to create in-depth bodies of work.


Connected K-12 Art Educator Framework Competencies
INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES

5. Engagement
A. Develops lessons, units, and/or centers that connect with student interests and backgrounds
B. Designs scaffolded instruction to facilitate student learning
C. Develops questioning techniques to encourage higher-order thinking skills
D. Constructs opportunities for student choice and authentic learning

STUDIO PRACTICES
8. Creativity
A. Designs experiences to practice critical thinking and problem-solving skills
B. Designs instruction to allow for freedom of expression and independent thought within student work


Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.

Lena Rodriguez

Lena Rodriguez

High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator

Lena Rodriguez is the High School Painting and Drawing Director at the Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy in Grand Prairie, Texas. Her teaching focuses on creating a positive culture within her studio, conducive to exploration and conceptualism.

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Resources

https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/10/57.1_HowDevelopingBodyOfWorkStory.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/10/57.1_50VisualJournalPrompts.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/10/57.1_BodyOfWorkBrainstormActivities.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/10/57.1_10BodyOfWorkPrompts.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/10/57.1_MiniBodyOfWork.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/10/57.1_MiniBodyOfWorkPlanning.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/10/57.1_99TopicsAndThemesForABodyOfWork.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/10/57.1_4ComponentsofFeedback.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/10/57.1_BodyOfWorkProcessandProgressForm.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/10/57.1_BodyOfWorkFinalForm.pdf

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