•                       Westwood Middle School

    Course Syllabus

    Course Name: ART 6-8

    Instructor Name: April Johnson

    Contact Information: Feel free to call or email me with any questions or concerns.


    • School Phone: 434-797-8860

    • Room location: B102

    • Email address: ajohnson1@mail.dps.k12.va.us

    Course Description: Students will learn creative processes for making art and expressing themselves through various mediums.

    Student Evaluation:

    • Student Conduct/Behavior                                          

    • (Gold) Assessments, Test, Projects     40 %

    • (Silver) Quizzes and Minor Assignments     35 %

    • (Bronze) Classwork, Homework, and Participation    25 %


    A = 90-100%  |  B = 89-80% | C = 79-70%  | D = 69 -60%  | F = 59 -0%

    Attendance Policy:

    Regular and prompt class attendance is an essential part of the educational experience. Westwood Middle School expects students and guardians to exercise good judgment regarding attendance and absences. Students will accept full responsibility for ensuring their work does not suffer because of absences. All students are expected to attend every scheduled class on time. Exceptions may be made for illness and valid emergencies.


    Course Requirements:

    • All homework should be completed as assigned.

    • All students should be ready to participate in all class activities.

    • All students will be expected to use appropriate classroom etiquette.

    • All students are expected to respectful, responsible, and ready to learn on a daily basis


    Class Supplies:

    • Chromebook, pens & pencils

    •  A Notebook to be used as a sketchbook

    • A Positive Perspective