Monday, October 22, 2012

MYPA Time Capsule works in progress

Unit 2: Clay Time Capsule Oct.-Nov 2012


Unit Question: What do I show the future?

AOI: Human Ingenuity: Impact of innovation and creation on society;
Taking Action to think creatively.

You will be assessed through all four criteria:

A.Knowledge and Understanding: (DW assignment) Discuss a rediscovered artwork. Answer as best you can “who, what, where, and why” (who made it? who discovered it; What is it? Where was it found; where is it now? Why was it made? Why is it of interest now?

B. Application: Develop skills and apply techniques of clay sculpture.

C. Reflection and Evaluation:(DW blog entries) Evaluate your work and describe your process in your DW (Developmental workbook.)
  • Use the following words: ceramic, slab, slip,leather hard, relief, texture, time capsule, artifact

  1. Personal Engagement: Demonstrate curiosity, self-motivation and willingness to take informed risks. Support and encourage peers.

  • Make a Time Capsule box inspired by an Egyptian sarcophagus. (You can use your own style, symbols, and creativity—not just copy a sarcophagus.
  • Decide upon something that you want to seal inside the sarcophagus.
  • Write entries in your DW (Criteria A. and C. assignments above.)

    Pictures from the slideshow:

    King Tut's mask and  Howard Carter

Time capsules can take many forms.

They are sometimes set into corners of buildings, or they can even be cars...

They can be launched into space, to be discovered thousands or millions of years from now.

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