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UNIT PLAN

NAME: My Generation
GRADE LEVEL/COURSE: Digital Art (grades 10-12)
NATIONAL VISUAL ARTS STANDARDS

VA:Cr1.2Ia: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of


present day life using a contemporary practice of art and design.
VA:Re.7.2.Ia: Analyze how ones understanding of the world is
affected by experiencing visual imagery.
VA:Cn10.1.Ia: Document the process of developing ideas from
early stages to fully elaborated ideas
VA:Cn11.1.IIa: Describe how knowledge of culture, traditions,
and history may influence personal responses to art.

NETS

1b. Create original works as a means of personal or group


expression
2a. Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or
others employing a variety of digital environments and media
2b. Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple
audiences using a variety of media and formats
3b. Plan strategies to guide inquiry
3b. Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically
use information from a variety of sources and media
4b. Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete
a project
4d. Use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore
alternate solutions

RATIONALE

The world is constantly changing. Each new generation brings their


own ideas, experiences, outlook and identity to the table. Throughout
time and across cultures, artists have explored the identity of
themselves and the identity of others in their work.

ENDURING BIG IDEA

Identity of a generation: what does it mean to live in your generation?

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

What sets your generation apart?


What challenges are unique to you generation?

What advantages does your generation have?


What messages do you want to send to other generations?
How has technology shaped your generation?
What unifies us all?

KEY CONCEPTS (What students will learn and know)

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conduct an interview
create a storyboard
use an tablet or smart phone to record
communicate an idea visually
enhance their idea through lighting and sound
edit a video using Cameo
share a video using Vimeo

OBJECTIVES (What students will do)

Create a short film/documentary/PSA that answers the question


What does it mean to live in your generation?
Conduct interviews with 5 peers to use in their video.
Create a plan and storyboards that outlines their video
Collaborate with classmates while filming, editing, and coming
up with ideas.

UNIT/LESSON VINGNETTE

Day 1: Introduction (see storyboard below)

Day 2: Interviews
Day 3: Tutorial of Vimeo and Cameo
Day 4: Brainstorm/Plan/Research
*** (Still deciding if they should work individually, in
pairs, or in groups of 3! Will they get to choose the
group, or will I assign it?)***
Day 5-6: Create storyboard. Plan which shots can be recorded
during class, and which shots need to be completed outside of
class
Day 7-10: Record
Day 11-12: Review Cameo, and edit
Day 13: Peer Feedback & Teacher Feedback
Day 14-15: Refine video and upload to Vimeo
Day 16: Watch party: present video to classmates (ask
permission to show to other classes in the school)
Day 17: Reflect

ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES
Formative:

Storyboard
Daily log of progress made in class
In-progress feedback/check-in
Summative:
Video final product (Assess via Rubric)
Reflection questions

SCREENCAST TUTORIAL LINK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0DOSLj8e10

ARTIST EXEMPLARS (Digital)

Videos on Vimeo
Darkest Hour by Thomas Ralph
https://vimeo.com/188271413
What Does it Mean to be Human? by Mike Lee Thomas
https://vimeo.com/188271413

MODIFICATION

Grouping a struggling student with strong leaders


Frequent check-ins

COLLABORATION

Students work together to create the storyline, record, and edit.


Students give and receive peer feedback