Course Outline

  • Your child's success in art class is very important.  Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at or 677-3500  x4426. 


    West Middle Art Goals 
    Through the study of art, in addition to the NYS Learning Standards for the Arts, students will focus on the following goals:

    • Students will develop problem solving skills through art
    • Students will develop appreciation of artists, art forms and cultures
    • Students will develop art skills and techniques


    Listed below is the outline for units of study for each grade level.
    Use the menu at the left for a more detailed look at each unit. 


    Art 7

    Unit 1:  Drawing

    Unit 2:  Ceramics: Relief Sculpture

    Unit 3:  Acrylic Painting


    Art 8

    Unit 1:  Perspective Drawing

    Unit 2:  Ceramics: 3D Sculpture

    Unit 3:  Watercolor Painting