Mrs. Carnes graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with her Bachelor's and Master's degrees. She has taught for 20 years in Oklahoma. She is currently the OAEA Membership Chair.
Freshmen Lunch 10:30-11:00 am
4th hour plan 12:00-12:50 pm
Mustang High School 2018-19
Mrs. Sarah Carnes, M. Ed. firstname.lastname@example.org
Freshmen lunch 10:30-11:00 am 4th
hour plan 12:00-12:40 pm
$30 Art I Fee due September 21, 2018
Standards (OAS)-Overview for High School
Standard 1: “Presenting”-Language of Visual Art
Standard 2: “Responding”-Visual Art History and Culture
Standard 3: “Creating”-Visual Art Expression
Standard 4: “Connecting”-Visual Art Appreciation
-Proficient or Advanced assessment and application of OAS
Note: NAEA National Standards (www.arteducators.org)
Art I will incorporate and focus on OAS
Purpose & Description: An
introduction and foundation Visual Art course through which the students will
have a multi-media experience that will offer creative hands-on experiences,
projects, and application necessary to incorporate a variety of mediums,
sketchbook/journaling assignments, demonstrations, and presentations from
Oklahoma artist. Students will apply and
incorporate the Elements of Art and Principles of Design in their artwork, use
art related vocabulary, use a variety of tools safely, process & practical
application of mediums, and appropriate clean-up procedures. Assignments are expected to reflect
understanding of OAS, learner goals, use of a rubrics, and be original.
Expectations: to use time wisely and
effectively, work independently, work cooperatively on group projects, assist
others when applicable, limit disruptions, work hard every day, use your
ability to the fullest, be open to new ideas, be creative, actively engaged on
assignments, finish/complete assignments based on learner objectives/or rubric,
label projects appropriately, turn in assignments on time, use materials and
resources wisely, limit wasting supplies, put away materials and clean-up
leaving a clean work area for the next class.
Learner outcomes/Objectives: will be displayed
on the board, with projector, or on lesson plan hand-outs
due now. September 14, 2018
was the date for this to be paid. If
an extension is needed or there are special circumstances, please contact
me. After December 14, 2018, I will no longer be taking the money in
my classroom through InTouch receipting.
~Pay electronically and on-line www.mustangps.org, there is a $1.50
convenience fee okmustang.intouchreceipting.com or in the counseling
Make checks payable to: MHS,
memo should have hour
number and students’ last name.
Materials to be brought daily: bring a
creative mind, have access to several #2 wood or drawing pencils, Inc R2 black
ink pen (roller ball), black ink pens, 12 count colored pencils, 12 count thin
line makers, rubber or kneaded eraser, hand-held sharpener, and sketchbook
(Walmart Sketch Diary 13.9 x 21.5 cm (WP-AC-2731) or 27.9 x 21.6 cm
Studio Classroom Community Environment and Student
Mustang High School Commandments for Students
1. Keep it clean.
2. Respect yourself and others
3. Right place, right time.
4. School appropriate.
5. Be prepared.
~Read, understand, conceptualize, and be familiar with district policies
in student/parent handbook
I keep a modified copy in my
room in a violet binder. www.mustangps.org
~Work ethic-there are no days off, free days, or
excuses! There is always a creative
opportunity to engage your mind & time.
~Sketchbooks should be brought to class every day,
they will be graded as needed. Students
will be expected to maintain an Art Portfolio in class and stored with artwork
in the Portfolio Space cabinets. The Art
Portfolio is a collection of art resource materials and the syllabus
to be taken home at the end of the year, May 2019. Students cannot take class projects/assignments home
to be worked on, see “Studio
are expected to bring to class daily a mixed media sketchbook. Label with
first and last name, alphabetical order number (assigned by me) over the hour.
~Students should discuss and
make me aware of special circumstances (in a 1-1 private conversation)
~Arrive on time- ready to work and actively be engaged in a
respectful manner. The first 15 minutes
of class are dedicated to taking roll, teaching related to the project
assignment, going over the learner goals, related vocabulary, and needed information
related to the assignments students should not talk during this time.
Be on time and in assigned seat before the bell rings. I will greet you at the door. I will also close the doors after the bell
rings. If you are not in your seat, you are tardy. Student attendance must
be posted in the first 5 minutes of class.
If tardy, present a pass from an administrator, teacher, or staff member
for an appropriate adjustment. Date, time, printed staff member name, and
signature is needed for an attendance adjustment. “Late”
is after the bell has rung the student is not in their assigned seat with art portfolio, sketchbook, and supplies sitting quietly. If
a student walks out of class without permission or is not in assigned sit, the
student may be marked absent or tardy at the discretion of the teacher. Every 3 tardies = 1 day of detention
assigned through Google. This is your FIRST warning on TARDIES. Detention will be
given for every 3 tardies, 3, 6, 9, 12, etc…
Every 3 tardies is equal to one absence.
~Remain quiet and respectful during teacher, instruction,
working time, or community presentations. Hold questions till the end of
presentation or as questions are asked for responses from students.
Minimum 2 days of AM/PM detention
assigned through Google.
~Limit “side bar” conversations that are unrelated to Art I. Absolutely no gossiping, bullying, in
sighting, undermining, indignant behavior, cussing/cursing, or foul language
will not be tolerated at any time.
Minimum 2 days of detention, removal from classroom,
and or suspension (detention is
assigned and documented through Google ).
~Self-discipline and self-control is expected. Use “please”,
“thank you”, “your welcome”, “excuse me”,
and use encouraging words/phrases/responses.
Disrespecting the teacher,
turning your back, throwing items, pushing, running, and laughing will not be
Minimum 2 days of detention, removal from classroom,
and or suspension.
~Art I is not a BYOD classroom. Devices have caused a lot of distractions and
keep students from working to their full potential. All devices should be turned to silent, silent notifications, off
during class, and stowed in a purse, bag, or backpack (not in a hoody pocket,
pocket, or shoe/boot). Earbuds should be
put away as well. If students have them out in class without permission, students will be given a minimum of 2 days of AM/PM detention assigned
through Google (this is your first warning).
I will give you a slip and have you initial your detention. (It is up to you and your caregivers to keep
updated phone numbers and e-mails with the school personnel).
~Restroom breaks-students should use the restroom prior to
entering the room, please plan accordingly.
Students are only allowed 2
passes out of class each month-restroom emergencies, nurse, office, library,
etc. Students must sign in and out where
the passes are kept. Students must have
prior permission to leave and have their student ID out visible. If a student leaves without permission a
minimum of 1 day of AM/PM detention will be assigned through Google.
~Drinks, snacks/food/chips: no outside vendor beverages (see
district/school policy) make sure drink has a lid available/used. Snacks can be consumed in the first or last
five minutes of class. There is no
sharing. Make sure all trash is thrown
away and clean-up as necessary or the
privilege will be taken away on a student or entire class basis.
can be enjoyed as long as it is chewed and discarded in a trash can (no popping or bubbles-limit distractions).
Minimum 2 days of AM/PM detention assigned through Google.
~Backpacks should be placed under student work area near
feet, keeping classroom floor path clear.
~Stools/chairs should be placed under work area
throughout the day (no standing on them). 7th hour students will
place stool on top of tables or stack chairs.
~Absences-refer to district policy/guidelines about 12 or more absences. Caregivers are responsible for contacting the
school if student is going to be absent.
Please try to do this by 9:05 am.
The student is responsible for contacting teacher about missed
assignments after they return. Students
can also e-mail me, email@example.com.
Classmates can be contacted if needed.
Teacher notes are available in the back of the room if they need to be
or journal assignment will be given and supplies will be limited for student
use. Students will not be able to paint.
~ISI-a written assignment will be on file with the ISI
instructor. All questions will be
answered appropriately, “I don’t know/IDK is not an appropriate graded answer.
~Calendar-Add important dates and due dates to a
personal calendar, either a paper calendar or electronic calendar. “REMIND” app may be used.
~Self care, beauty products, hair brushing, nail painting, use of
perfume or cologne-should be done at home or prior to the bell in the
restroom. Not in class. Minimum 2 days of AM/PM detention.
~Hoodies, hats, beanies, sunglasses, etc… should be taken off
before entering the hallway and in classes.
See student/parent handbook policies.
Minimum 2 days of AM/PM detention.
~Detention-AM/PM detention is assigned through a school
Google document and is tracked to verify if the student has served the
~Art Club is every other Wednesday.
~Book or supply check-out-see Mrs. Carnes to check-out
classroom books or supplies
~Please be respectful of all students, materials, supplies, and
Grading: District Scale `: A: 100-90 B:
89-80 C: 79-70 D: 69-60 F: 59-0
Weekly assignments grades:
Project and participation (minimum of 2 grades per week is expected).
Projects/Assignments: Finished projects and Visual Verbal Journal entries (differing point
Weekly participation grade: Visual observation of artwork progress, class participation,
sketchbook activities, class notes, Community Art, etc… (Differing point values
dependent on the assignment)
Grades are run for extra-curricular
student activities every Friday at 11am, all items to be graded must be
turned in on Thursday for updated grades.
Projects/Assignments-most assignments will encompass 2-4, 50 minute class
sessions to finish. Some projects will
be longer and the due date will be adjusted.
A due date is given to all
assignments individually based on the time investment/predicted to be
completed. Most assignments will have a
deadline of an extra 1-2 days of worktime to complete within the due date for students needing 1 extra day
to complete the assignment or whom are needing extra time due to an
absence or needing extra time in general. The
due date is the day I will expect the
students to have the assignment completed/finished/finalized/labeled properly
and turned in, to the corresponding blue tray.
I will begin grading within 1-4 days after the due date. Once I have graded the work for a class, if
the work has not been turned in, I will mark a zero, ‘late’, ‘missing’ to
indicate to the student and care givers
that I did not receive the assignment. During clean-up or before turning in an
assignment, take a picture of your work.
properly assignment on or before the due date.
Allow a minimum of 3-4 business
days to grade late work.
There are NO excuses, homework, tests, or “extra
Community Art (participation grade)-Any art project that has previously been a class
project meeting the same expectations and quality requirements. Community Art will be donated to the
community throughout the school year.
Paper for this project are available in class and can be worked on after they have turned in the current
finished assignment for the week.
Due on the 2nd and 4th Thursday. Community Art can
be worked on in class or at home.
Visual Verbal Journal (project grade): Illustrated written responsive journal entry that
has a theme, 2 pages, includes a border/frame, illustrations/drawings,
words/quotes/poems/thoughts/expressive ideas, with limited “white space” (must
have a colored background and secondary color incorporated in each entry
(drawings, words, etc…), needs to be dated on the bottom right hand
corner. Avoid the use of permanent
markers. Visual Verbal Journal entries
can be worked on in class if all projects have been turned-in or at home.
8:10-8:35 am, T & TH 3:35-4:10, and M-F all lunches. See Mrs. Carnes for a pass. Open Studio Time
is a time available for students needing extra time to work on assignments,
sketchbook activities, or projects.
Academic Tutoring-Students with an average of 65% and below will be
given Academic tutoring for a minimum of
2 days. More may be given depending
on the students’ current grade. Students
will be given a pass to come in for Studio Time or for Academic Tutoring. Each student will need to first check-in with
the Academic tutoring teacher each day of tutoring prior to coming to Mrs.
Carnes’ classroom E119. Academic
tutoring is a time for the student to work on missing assignments or re-do
assignments that can positively affect their average.
Power School/Parent Portal-http://ps.mustangps.org/public
www.mustangps.org, Mustang High School, Teacher Sites, Sarah Carnes
My goal is to facilitate
learning, creativity, guide & direct, provide creative art experiences and
feedback, opportunities, spotlight/showcase student creativity in a positive
learning environment for all students. I
will showcase student accomplishments and creative efforts by entering
completed artwork into art shows and contests throughout the year.
Possible events MHS students
have the opportunity to participate in: school, district, community, state,
national, & web based exhibits, Superintendent’s Gallery at the Oliver
Hodge Building, OAEA Young People’s Art Exhibit, March YAM activities, YTIO,
OSAE, as well as others not mentioned.
Allergies or medical conditions, please make me aware ASAP
5th 6th 7th
Student Legal Name (printed)
___________________________Nickname or AKA _____________________
Student cell phone _____________________e-mail
Student initials /
________ ________ Phones should be stored the entire
time during class. You can take a
picture of your artwork before you leave during clean-up during the last
4-5 minutes of class. There is NO
calling, texting, responding to text, selfies, SNAPing, videoing, gaming, etc…
during class. Caregivers can contact
the office if there is an emergency.
_______ ______ I have read, understand, conceptualize,
& are familiar with 2018-19 MPS
district policies in the
student/parent handbook located at www.mustangps.org
_______ _______ I can locate OAS (Oklahoma Academic
Standards for Fine Arts) at www.sde.ok.gov when needed
I can locate NAEA National Standards at www.arteducators.org when needed
________ _______ I conceptualize the term “ORIGINAL”
ideas concerning student artwork & “school appropriate”
________ ________ I conceptualize and understand “Copyright” and “Copyright Infringement” laws of the U.S.A. information found at
_______ _______ I conceptualize and understand all “Studio
Classroom Community Environment and Student Artist Expectations” for
Mrs. Carnes’ Art I class
I understand that there is Open
Studio Time is available to all Art I students 8:10 am, lunch, T & TH
afterschool 3:40-4:10 pm, located in E119 for extra time, make-up, and
catch-up. See me for a PASS.
I can locate the Power School Parent Portal to check attendance and
grades regularly. Contact me first about
all questions/inquiries related to grades, behavior, detention, special
I am aware of the $30 Art I fee
and due by September 21, 2018
________ ________ I can contact Mrs. Carnes at firstname.lastname@example.org
_________ _________ I understand the all
expectations of Art I and syllabus information
_________ ________ Students need to print (have a
hard copy) of needed images to use in art projects throughout the school year at
home, the school library, or the public library prior to coming to class. I do not have a student use printer.
_______ _________ I understand there is always a
need for these donated items: facial tissue (Kleenex), cotton swabs (Q-tips),
94% rubbing alcohol, Prang or Crayola colored pencils, black ball point pens,
gel pens, small travel spray bottles,
Date ____/____/_____ Signature
It is up to the caregivers to
keep updated phone numbers and e-mails so they can be contacted about detention
or any relevant topic related to the student’s behavior or academic
Return this page signed for a
PROJECT to Mrs. Carnes E119