BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM
|"Come to the Mountains" Brochure
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|Grade: 9th - 12th grade
Class: Studio in Art
|NYS Content Area Standard:
Standard 1: Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Arts
|NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
||Adirondack Curriculum Content Area:
EconomyCulture & The Arts
Visual Arts 1: demonstrate an increasing level of competence in using the elements and principles of art to create art works for public exhibition (c)
|Investigative Question or Issue: Why would someone be interested in living or visiting the Adirondacks? Why would the history, location, recreational possibilities and beauty entice them ?|
This challenge could be done on it's own but is created to be used following the Adirondack Great Camp challenge and is part of the continuum of learning about the Adirondacks.
** Use of the Great Camp Sagamore brochure is greatly supportive of this challenge and will give students a visual example of the product they will be creating. Contact Great Camp Sagamore for copies of their brochure to pass out to students.
Design a brochure that would entice a viewer to want to come and live in the Adirondacks and stay at the "camp" you have designed . The 9x12' paper should be folded in a unique and interesting way and include the following:
An Arts Forever Wild Challenge
!. Students created a brochure "selling" a visit or stay in the Adirondacks at a camp that they have designed. The brochure should include the following :
2. Brochure should be well designed using layout basics covered in class: attracts attention, color for emphasis and harmony, positive and negative spaces relationships, bleed photos, overlapping of elements.etc.
3. Decorative graphics may be used for enhancement: Rule lines, background shapes, decorative patterns
4. Text should be attractively written using guidelines and lettering skills or typed on the computer using interesting fonts and point sizes and then cut and pasted onto brochures.
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|Standard/Criteria:||Points Possible:||Points Awarded:|
Brochure is folded in an interesting and creative way
Brochure includes a camp name (more pts. if original)
Brochure includes history of an Adirondack Great Camp
Brochure includes photo or illustration of camp
Brochure includes a description of facilities
Brochure includes a map and location description
Brochure includes recreational activities
Brochure includes photos or illustrations of area
Brochure is eye catching, attracts attention
Color plays an important role for impact
Lettering is neat and legible
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