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<ul><li><p> 1 </p><p>Photography, Grade 10, Open, AWQ2O1 Course Outline </p><p> Victoria Park Collegiate Institute, TDSB </p><p>The Ontario Curriculum: The Arts, Grades 9 and 10 Grade 10, Open, Photography, 1.0 Credit </p><p>Prerequisites: None Assistant Curriculum Leaders: Ms. J. Simpson </p><p>Teacher: Ms. J. Simpson, Room 119, (416) 395-3310 Ext. 20100 </p><p> Course Description This course gives students a solid foundation in the fundamentals of black and white photography. Students will learn to use a 35mm camera, develop film and print photographs. In addition, students will learn the basics of digital photography, taking digital photos and doing basic editing in Adobe Photoshop. Through technical skill building and creative problem solving, students will learn how to use the elements and principles of composition to create meaningful images. The emphasis will be on the process of creative exploration and experimentation. In addition to the technical learning and creative expression involved in this course, students will also learn about the history of photography, its development and its many and varied purposes and forms. Students will also learn to analyze, interpret and evaluate their photographs and those of other photographers. Resources Basic materials including photographic paper, film and chemistry are provided. </p><p>Overall Expectations </p><p>Expectations are organized into three strands: Creating and Presenting, Reflecting, Responding and Analysing, and Foundations. A. Creating and Presenting </p><p> The Creative Process: use the creative process to create a variety of photographs, individually and/or collaboratively. </p><p> The Elements and Principles of Design: use the elements and principles of design to create photographs for the purpose of self-expression and to communicate ideas, information and/or messages. </p><p> Production and Presentation: produce photographs using both analog and digital technologies and techniques, and demonstrate an understanding of a variety of ways of presenting their works and the works of others. </p><p> B. Reflecting, Responding and Analysing </p><p> The Critical Analysis Process: use the critical analysis process to examine, interpret, evaluate and reflect on various photo-based images. </p><p> Art, Society and Values: demonstrate an understanding of how photo-based images reflect the society in which they were created and of how they can affect personal and societal values. </p><p> Connections Beyond the Classroom: identify types of knowledge and skills they have developed in photography and ways in which they can apply this learning in work and career contexts. </p></li><li><p> 2 </p><p>C. Foundations </p><p> Terminology: demonstrate an understanding of and use correct terminology when referring to elements and principles, and other components and techniques in photography. </p><p> Conventions and Techniques: demonstrate an understanding of the conventions and techniques used in photo-based media and its history in the context of societal change. </p><p> Responsible Practices: demonstrate an understanding of responsible practices related to photography, particularly the use of cameras (both analog and digital), the darkroom and computer lab.. </p><p> Course Content </p><p> *Times listed are approximate. Order of instruction may vary. </p><p> Course Evaluation Learning Skills Students will be assessed on the following Six Learning Skills; Responsibility, Organization, Independent Work, Collaboration, Initiative, Self-Regulation Teaching/Assessment and Evaluation Strategies A range of instructional strategies will be used to address student needs. Some of these strategies include direct instruction, interactive instruction, experiential learning and independent study. Students are given opportunities to learn through assessment before evaluations. Summative evaluation for this course is based on an in class culminating assignment. Achievement Chart </p><p> Knowledge and Understanding K &amp; U (20%) Assessment/Evaluation may include quizzes, homework checks, tests, sketchbook assignments, etc. </p><p> Communication C (30%) Assessment/Evaluation may be based on final artwork, written or oral critiques, essays, oral presentations, in-class questions and answers, terminology, etc. </p><p> Thinking and Investigation - T&amp; I (20%) Assessment/Evaluation may include proposals, reflections, technical skills, open-ended test questions, concept maps, formulating questions, process work, etc. </p><p>Unit 1 Introduction to photography and darkroom procedures </p><p>14 hours Week 1-3 </p><p>Unit 2 Camera Basics, film, composition + Personal Objects </p><p>28 hours Week 4-7 </p><p>Unit 3 Portraiture 28 hours Week 8-11 </p><p>Unit 4 Intro to Digital Photography 14 hours Week 12-13 </p><p>Culminating The Altered Print: Experimental Manipulations 28 hours Week 14-18 </p></li><li><p> 3 </p><p> Application A (30%) Assessment/Evaluation may include application of learned studio techniques, research projects, analyzing issues, assessing impacts and proposing courses of action, etc. </p><p> 70% Grade on Course Work </p><p>UNIT 1: Introduction to photography and darkroom procedures </p><p>Achievement Chart Focus </p><p>Task K&amp;U T/I C A Time of Assessment </p><p>Sketchbook Assignment: Family Photo X X Week 1 </p><p>Sketchbook Assignment: Photo Composition Hunt </p><p>X X Week 1 </p><p>Sketchbook Assignment: Writing re photogram </p><p> X Week 2 </p><p>Photograms X X X X Week 2-3 </p><p>Photogram self-evaluation and reflection </p><p> X Week 3 </p><p>Quiz on darkroom basics X X Week 3 </p><p>UNIT 2: Camera Basics, film, composition + Personal Objects </p><p>Achievement Chart Focus </p><p>Task K&amp;U T/I C A Time of Assessment </p><p>Light Meter/Camera Anatomy/Film Exposure worksheets </p><p>X Week 4 </p><p>Rule of Thirds/Photo Composition worksheets </p><p>X X Week 4 </p><p>Sketchbook: Elements of Design Hunt X X Week 5-6 </p><p>Personal Object Photos X X X X Week 5-7 </p><p>Personal Object photo self-evaluation X Week 7 </p><p>Photo Criticism X X Week 7 </p><p>Quiz on camera basics X X Week 7 </p><p>UNIT 3: Portraiture Achievement Chart Focus </p><p>Task K&amp;U T/I C A Time of Assessment </p><p>Sketchbook: Depth of Field and Perspective </p><p>X X Week 8 </p><p>Writing about portrait photo X X X Week 9-10 </p><p>Portrait Photos X X X X Week 8-10 </p><p>Portrait Photo Self-Evaluation X Week 11 </p><p>Quiz on photo composition X X Week 11 </p></li><li><p> 4 </p><p>UNIT 4: Intro to Digital Photography Achievement Chart Focus </p><p>Task K&amp;U T/I C A Time of Assessment </p><p>Photography Timeline X Week 12 </p><p>Digital Self Portrait X X X X Week 12-13 </p><p>Digital Self Portrait Self-Evaluation X Week 13 </p><p>Reflection and critique about a digital photographer </p><p> X X X Week 13 </p><p> 30% Grade Based on Common Course-Culminating Activities </p><p>Culminating: The Altered Print: Experimental Manipulations </p><p>Achievement Chart Focus </p><p>Task K&amp;U T/I C A Time of Assessment </p><p>Weight of Assessment </p><p>The Altered Print X X X X Week 14 - 17 20% </p><p>The Altered Print Self-Evaluation </p><p> X Week 18 2.5% </p><p>Practical Examination X X Exam period 5% </p><p>Reflection and critique about a photographer </p><p> X X X Week 14-17 2.5% </p><p> ** Above task list subject to changes. Many of the above tasks will include Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS). 30% Grade Based on Common Course-Culminating Activities All students will produce a final culminating activity based on their learning from the course. A doctors note will be required for absences from culminating activities and exams. For more detail, please consult the Student Agenda. Late Assignments/Missed Evaluations 5% per school day will be deducted for late assignments at the teachers discretion Missed tests or quizzes may result in a mark of zero if appropriate documentation is not provided. Chronic absences from evaluations may result in referral to administration. Grade Reports throughout the Year The grade for each term/reporting period is based on the evaluations that have been conducted to that point in the course. They will be based on the most consistent level of achievement to that time. The students grades may change when all work is evaluated by the end of the course. An interim report will be sent home in October/March. Midterm reports will be sent home with the students approximately half way through the semester. </p><p> Policies and Procedures See the Victoria Park C.I. Student Agenda for additional details on School Policies on Homework, Attendance, Lateness, Missing and Late Assignments and Assessments, Course Modifications and Academic Honesty. </p></li></ul>

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