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ART DEPARTMENT: RULES, REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES
Photography Mrs. Duckworth Room 002
Welcome Back! Take a seat wherever you like (except the back wall) and have a pen or pencil handy.
Fire Drills & PhonesFire Drill routeNorth Wing Parking LotParking spot #20Your phone stays in the room
QUICK STUFFWho am I? What are we doing today?
Photography year, credit course
What is Photography? The Syllabus
In this course you will learnto use the camera as an art tool to capture great photographs, not just snapshots
In this course you will learnthink about what you see and design strong photographic compositions
In this course you will learnlearn about famous photographers and careers in photography
In this course you will learnreflect on your own photography and the work of your classmates
In this course you will learnlearn and use Adobe Photoshop to create and manipulate digital images
In this course you will learnspend a substantial amount of time shooting images for various assignments
AssignmentsWeekly contact sheet of 40 imagesTop 2 images from each weekly contact sheet
AssessmentWeekly Contact Sheet and Images:Given weekly grades for contact sheets and top 2 imagesWorth 40% of overall grade100 possible pointsSee weekly rubric for expectations and requirements
AssignmentsSketchbook assignments related to each individual project
AssessmentSketchbooks:Required to complete sketchbook assignments related to each unit projectWorth 20% of overall grade10 and 60 possible points
AssignmentsOne 3-5 minute PowerPoint presentation on a famous photographerOne research worksheet on a career in photography
AssignmentsSeveral large scale photo unit projects
AssessmentProjects:Rubrics provided at the beginning of all projects (including the presentation and research worksheet) Worth 40% of overall grade100 possible points
Questions so far?
MaterialsSketchbook you will make one in class today and must bring it to every classPen/Pencil bring one to every classOPTIONAL: digital camera with memory card OPTIONAL: USB Flash Drive, 1GB minimum
MAKE A SKETCHBOOKOne piece of construction paper, folded in half15 (or so) pieces of printer paper, put inside foldStaple 2-3 times along folded edgeDecorate cover in a way that will help me learn more about you. Include: your FULL name and class blockGlue Student and Parent Reference Sheet to inside coverput one in your agenda too!
Cameras using your ownit is expected that you will bring your own batteries and USB cable to connect your camera to the computers
Cameras Borrowing oneMust sign it out and return it by next classBorrowing for extended amount of time must have prior approvalLimited number available on first come, first served basis plan accordinglyYou are responsible for returning cameras on time failure to do so will result in a 5-point deduction from your weekly grade
Late WorkDue date given at the start of each assignmentExpected that you will work both in class and outside of classFive points deducted on weekly contact sheets and projects that are one day lateOne point deducted for every subsequent day late No late work accepted on presentations and research worksheetsOne point deducted on sketchbook assignments for every day they are late
Late WorkBehind on a project?Sign-up to finish it during Advisory, Academic Study or Activity PeriodPlan ahead - this room is not always open to students Wont complete assignment on time?Your responsibility to communicate with me in advance of the due date with a valid explanation of why you need more timeIf you have not worked to your fullest potential or made full use of class time you will not be allowed extra time to complete the assignment
Extra CreditFor students in good standingNo missing workGood behaviorComplete all projects on timeExtra credit projects given for extra points on 10 week averageVariety of projects to choose from If you are in class and have no work to complete, see me for one of these fun projects
How about now? Questions?
OVERALL ExpectationsVictor Central Schools Code of Conduct applies in all of my classesSee Agendas for full rules and expectationsMy class rule: RESPECT
DAILY ExpectationsWhen the bell rings to START class:In seats, quiet and ready to begin classWhen the bell rings to END class:In seats, cleaned up, ready to tuck chairs in and leaveLatenessUnexcused and repeated will result in contact homeAbsences Must be excused and legitimateAttendance lists are checked dailyYou are responsible for making up class work and reviewing materials discussed in classStudents found skipping are given a 0 for their weekly grade
DAILY ExpectationsNo cell phones in class at any timeThey will be collected at the start of each class and returned at the end of class, right before departureThere may be times during class that I will allow you to have your phones to take photos, do research or listen to music I will tell you when its one of those days!
Why No Phones?
Clean up & Maintenance Clean up own workspace 2-3 minutes prior to the end of the blockPick up papers, pencils, and scrapsLog off computersReturn tablet, mouse to correct locationReturn stylus to meLower and tuck in chairsReturn cameras, cords and card readers
Clean up early = stay extra time to assist in additional clean up tasks
Maintenance No food or drink is to be consumed in the art room at any time during the dayThis rule is for the safety of our equipment. There are exceptions to every rule, please see me if there is a need for food/drink during class.
ComputersPlease turn on computer button on back, lower left side of monitorLog-in using your VCS user name and password, let me know if you forgot itLocate Applications folder, Shared Files folder, and your Student folderExplore programs/applications and familiarize yourself with the machine while you wait for everyone to be ready
ComputersIn the Dock on the right side of the screen, locate Shared FilesFollow the path below to create a folder in my Drop BoxShared Files High School DuckworthS Drop Box Photo 1AC or 3AC now make a new folder and title it with just your last name
Click the gear icon at top of window, choose New Folder
Computer RulesNo food or drink at any computer, any time, under any circumstances!Keep your area cleanLower and push in chairs at the end of EVERY CLASSReturn the styluses to teacherDo not save to the desktop, always save to your server spaceSave often to avoid losing your work
Computer RulesDo NOT touch the screensTreat these machines as if they are your ownIf something breaks, is missing or damaged, let a teacher know as soon as possible!!!These computers are for art applications, research, and resourcesnot games, social networking, etc.
= Points off Time & Effort Grade
Computer PathsAll projects & assignments are posted on Shared Files, my website and Google Drive
Pathway to Course Files: Shared Files High School DuckworthS Photography Current Project Name
Web:http://vshphotography.blogspot.com/ PASSWORD = Victor (capital V)
Computer PathsEverything completed in class saved to your student server spaceNOT THE DESKTOP!
Pathway to Drop Box for Submitting Projects:Shared Files High School DuckworthS Drop Box Your Block Class Your Last Name
Communication Email:DuckworthS@victorschools.org Web:http://vshphotography.blogspot.comPASSWORD = Victor (capital V) Phone:924-3252 x5003
What now? Lets have some fun Open an internet browser and look up famous portrait photographs. Note the subjects expression, pose, surroundings, etc. Locate Photo Booth in the Applications folder and open it. Take a portrait of yourself and then save it to the desktop. Open a program you feel comfortable with, such as, Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, etc. and bring the picture into it. Now add text (your name and a short thought or quote) to the image. Be as creative as possible. Save the file and call me to check it before printingPrint it to HS002-CLJ5550n, then attach it to the inside cover of your sketchbook.
Homework: Assignment 1Bring home syllabus to review with parent/guardian see this presentation on webCut out Student and Parent Reference Sheet and give to your parents to put in appropriate place for referenceGet parent/guardians name, phone number and email address on Contact Information sheet and return to meComplete questionnaire and return to meDue: Start of next classeasy 10 points!