Grade 8 Practical Arts

We are currently working on in-class projects. The following is a copy of the course outline. For questions about specific projects, please email me.

Grade 8 Practical Arts

 Mrs. Francis 

This course has a primary focus on graphic arts.  Graphic art takes many forms.  Students will be creating graphic art in the following forms using the corresponding programs:


1.  Stop Animation/Claymation – digital camera, audacity


2.  Perspective Photos – digital cameras


3.  Cut, Paste, Layering Pictures – Adobe Photoshop


4.  Radio Commercials – Audacity


Mark Breakdown:


50% - major projects

20% - minor assignments

30% - course notebook

  • Be respectful of your classmates, your teacher, and the equipment in the lab
  • Be responsible about keeping your work organized and safe
  • Do not bring food or drinks to the lab
  • Be responsible about your “multi-tasking” (I will explain this)
  • Ask questions!
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