Students will make a variety of pottery objects and learn about traditional pottery aesthetics. We will work on hand building as well as pottery thrown on the wheel. We will also explore clay as a medium for personal expression. The emphasis is on improvement, problem solving and creativity.
• All finished work will be based on stated criteria for each project found on student check lists and rubrics.
• Students will receive a daily recorded participation grade.
• Students will receive continuous feedback on assignments.
Attendance will be taken and recorded daily. See code of conduct pg.10-12.
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT RESPECT SPACE:
Students are expected to respect the personal space of others. Students are also expected to respect the studio space provided to them by properly cleaning up after themselves.
RESPECT MATERIALS: Students are expected to treat the materials provided for them with care. This means students are expected to clean materials properly and to return them back to their designated space. Students should use materials for their intended purposes.
RESPECT EACH OTHER: Students are expected to be punctual, support and uplift an accepting classroom environment, be respectful listeners, and demonstrate care for themselves and others. Degrading language or actions towards others in any way shape or form is not permitted.
Cell Phone Use: Cell Phones should remain put away during pottery. Unless authorized by the teacher, Please keep your cell phone put away.
DISCIPLINARY ACTION ACCORDING TO FACULTY AND STAFF HANDBOOK
First infraction: Discussion between student and teacher.
Immediate Second Infraction(s): Parent phone call.
If Continuous Infractions Occur: Detention assigned.