Category Archives: Grade 8

Printing in G7 & 8

The Last Unit of the Year Since this unit was taught in the last two weeks of the year, I changed it quite a bit. Firstly, Grade 7 were meant to be printing superheroes and Grade 8 were meant to be … Continue reading

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ENDANGERMALIA RAISED $850 USD

GREAT news: ‘Endangermalia—Before It’s Too Late’, our book which was researched, written and illustrated by grade 8 art students at SSIS, in collaboration with Commack Middle School, NY raised a whopping $600.00! These profits were gained from donations during our art party … Continue reading

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G8 Chair Sculptures are DONE!

The process of these sculptures can be seen in previous posts. This is a celebration and showcase of the students hard work as this unit draws to an end. It has been a 12-14 week journey and still remains to … Continue reading

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PLEASE Purchase Our Book, G8

OUR SHOP IS OPEN AND WE NEED YOUR HELP…….PLEASE. http://www.lulu.com/shop/saigon-south-international-school-and-commack-middle-school/endangermalia-before-its-too-late/hardcover/product-22990464.html The grade 8 art students have been working very hard, over the last 14 weeks on a collaboration with Commack Middle School, New York. They also connected with an author/illustrator from … Continue reading

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A Collaboration for Charity, G8

After connecting with the students in New York, grade 8 were introduced to Graeme Base and his gorgeous Animalia book. The students were VERY impressed, so wrote him letters using Lifecards, which we sent to him. Not long after, he had written … Continue reading

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Splash & Dash Endangered Animal G8

The grade 8 students have had a sensational start to the year. They began by learning how to truly see their animal. They created blind, negative space, contour and gesture drawings of their animals. Then they researched WHY their animal … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to 2016-17 in Studio A300

Welcome back to Studio A300! We have just had our first full week of school following the new timetable. It certainly has been a busy few days in the art room. The first task was to create a sketchbook cover. … Continue reading

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