Description - This lesson sees the students designing, crafting, and reflecting on a functional ceramic artwork. It tests skills learned in previous "miniprojects" and journaling assignments while allowing students enough time to make mistakes and corrections.
Grade Level - 9th/10th
Length in Classes/Weeks - 12 Classes/3 Weeks
Develop students ability to design, plan, and build ceramic artworks.
Expand on progress journaling practices to improve student self assessment skills.
Produce a finished ceramic vessel capable of carrying out its intended function, such as holding water.
Acclimate students to public group critiques of artwork.