Welcome to Art 5-6(H) / Art 7-8 (H)



    Art 5-6 (H) / 7-8 (H) are not a prerequisite for AP Art. However, it can be a great preparation course for AP Art and all assignments will be at highly advanced level.  The curriculum is designed to expand and utilize the knowledge of art and strengthen art-making skills and to further push students' creative potential using a variety of media. All students will be expected to develop a portfolio and artist statements, through the application of the elements and principles of art, the development of problem-solving skills, and the performance of technical skills, in executing ideas/visual communication. 
    *Types of art for this course: Drawing, Painting, Photography, Digital Art, Graphic Design, Editorial Design, Interior Design, Sculpture, Ceramics, Printmaking, Textile design, Fashion design, Collage, and/or Multi-media. However, there will be no limit to the types of art that students can pursue for his/her creativity.

    Prerequisite: A student must complete at least Art 1-2 with a successful grade before taking Art 5-6/7-8 (H)


    Class Requirements

    • Lab Fee ($40.00)
    • Completion of assignments on time & consistent attendance
    • Summer Assignments (see below)
    • Scholastic Art Submission fees ($7.00/each work)
    • Fine Arts Night 


    Class Grade

    Grade Book is usually updated on weekends.
    However, sometimes it may not show correct grades due to unexpected errors.
    In that case, please check your grades later again or contact Ms. Yeom.

    • All assignments (85%):
      • Projects (see below)
      • Researches/Idea Sketches/Practices
      • Statements/written responses
      • Participation in class
      • Amount of work outside of class
      • Summer/Winter break assignments
      • Time-management
    • Final Exam (15%):
      • Scholastic Art Submission (December, fee $7.00/each art) - 1st semester
      • Final Project, Presentation, Spring clean, & Returning Supplies - 2nd semester
    • Late work without an excuse approved by Ms. Yeom = A lower letter grade
    • All missing assignments & grade corrections (student's responsibility)
      • Due one week before the end of semester

    Project Requirements

    • Completeness on time
    • Originality
    • Consistent high quality
    • Composition
    • Evidence of thinking
    • Level of effort/challenge
    • Use of the elements and principles of art
    • Use of positive and negative spaces
    • Technical skills
    • Level of effort & challenge
    • Progress in & out of class


    Rules / Expectations
    • Be on time and prepared
    • Be responsible - 
      • Progress in work
      • Clean work space
      • Class materials/supplies
    • Use class time productively
    • Avoid social/phone time 
    • Communicate with Ms. Yeom

    Sample Portfolios & Art Competitions

    Art Portfolio Samples are available on the following websites:
    SSHS AP/Adv. Student Art Galleries:
    •    2018-2019
    •    2017-2018
    •    2016-2017 
    •    2015-2016  
    •    2014-2015
    •    2013-2014
    Art Competitions: