AP® 3D Design Sustained Investigation: Everything You Need to Introduce & Teach

Grade Levels
9th - 12th
Formats Included
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This pack includes everything you need to teach your AP® Art 3D Design students about the sustained investigation section of the AP® Art portfolio. This has been fully updated to reflect the course work changes for the AP® studio art class.

With the shift from breadth/concentration to sustained investigation, I now have students start their first sustained investigation piece over the summer and continue through to April.

With the introduction of sustained investigation and the process of inquiry, investigation, practice, experimentation, revision, communication, and reflection, student have to think through their works of art in written as well as visual ways. This bundle pack provides handout to help your students work through the documentation process of the sustained investigation.

All in all this is what you will get:

➢Sustained investigation lesson plan (including big idea, essential questions, goals, vocabulary, national standards, supply, list, step by step instructions, and more.)

➢3D Design sustained investigation Info sheet

➢Sustained investigation essential questions handout

➢3D Design sustained investigation presentation (with examples)

➢Inquiry Based Art Making presentation

➢16 Homework assignments for the semester

➢Elements of 3D Design vocabulary and definition list

➢Principles of 3D Design vocabulary and definition list

➢Guiding questions handout

➢Critique reminders sheet

➢Sustained investigation project checklist

➢3D Design evaluation sheet

➢Sustained investigation rubric

➢3D Design checklist

➢Sustained investigation timeline and teacher tips

➢Sticker chart

All of my products come in both PowerPoint, docx, and PDF form. 

AP® Studio Art is one of the most rigorous AP® courses to take and teach. Give yourself a break and get everything you need already tested and prepared for you here.

I start the year with guided assignments in 2D Design and Drawing portfolios to introduce students to the art based inquiry and investigation process, depth of subject matter, experimentation with materials, and what a typical AP® project looks like. Check out how I have adapted that to the new coursework here.

Get everything you need to teach for the whole year of 2D Design and Drawing AP® with my full year AP®Art bundle. Focus on guiding your students rather than preparing for them. You won't have to plan a single day of the year with over 900 pages of AP® Art gold.

✳Check out more of my ceramic and sculpture based lessons in a semester long curriculum bundle here.

✳Interested in advanced level art projects? Check out my Advanced 2D and Drawing curriculum here. These can also be used as a beginning assignments for your AP® Art class. 

✳Check out my other products here.

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Total Pages
115 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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