Graphic Design Teacher Resources
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4-H Line and Design Advanced Leader's Page
Incorporate 21st century graphic design skills into an advanced line and design activity worksheet. 4-H'ers will have a blast using a computer graphics program to re-create an image, unscrambling design terms and matching them with definitions, and making over a bedroom by rearranging furniture and choosing color/fabric samples.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 38 Downloads
Our Client Is The Cincinnat Art Museum
Students design various commercial products for the Cincinnati Art Museum using on-line sources, past designs, and creative educational software. This lesson has excellent project ideas for various student levels including: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and high school.
K - 12th 21st Century Skills 14 Views 31 Downloads
Design a Book Cover
Class members take on the role of graphic designer and craft a cover for a book they are reading. Individuals formulate a proposal outlining the images they will use to not only grab the interest of readers, but hint at the mood and content of the story also.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 27 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Logo Design Basics: School ID
Learners design a new logo for their school. In this graphic design lesson, students learn the fundamentals of logo design and how to incorporate the needs of the client in design development. Learners design a new school logo that incorporates the school name and mascot.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 67 Views 125 Downloads
Book Cover Design
Students design book covers. In this graphic design lesson plan, students are introduced to designing book covers. Students develop skills on how to promote their designs to clients. Students then create their own book covers.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 33 Views 87 Downloads
Making and Breaking the Grid
High schoolers examine the grid in terms of a method of organization in our society as well as graphic design. In this "Making and Breaking the Grid" lesson, students design solutions to common problems and draw conclusions about patterns and organization in society.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 24 Views 24 Downloads
Lesson: Emory Douglas: Here and Now: Looking at Contemporary Struggle
After looking into the life, art, and social contributions of artist Emory Douglas, learners analyze several social art pieces. They use Emory Douglas as an example of social art, then consider 10 other pieces. They write a paper responding to three of the words as they relate to Emory Douglas.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads
Pick It Up!
Students investigate recycling by creating receptacles that can hold trash or recyclable items. In this graphic design lesson, students encourage their classmates to help save the environment by using a recycling receptacle they have created.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 16 Downloads
Logo Design Basics: Your Name Here
Students become familiar with the fundamentals of graphic design to develop a logo. In this logo design lesson, students generate their own two logos using their own name and a personal hobby as inspiration. Students select their preferred font, color, and image to include in their design; students then compare and contrast the two logos and their features.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 40 Views 86 Downloads
Lesson: Emory Douglas: Revolution in Our Time, Part 2
I love lessons like this because they let kids see the power of art, poetry, and activism in times of social injustice and unrest. They'll analyze the art used by Emory Douglas in the production of the Black Panther newspaper and posters. They'll then analyze three poems written about various civil rights movements or social injustices involving race.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Vitamin D and Me
Students create a graphic organizer showing the importance of Vitamin D intake. In this Vitamin D lesson, Students list problems with Vitamin D deficiency and create poster boards in small groups. Individually, students will create menus that support a healthy enriched Vitamin D diet.
2nd - 3rd Health 6 Views 23 Downloads
Advertising for Healthy Habits
Students create ads based on provided topic. In this digital art lesson, students role play as graphic designers working on a project for a client. They research about certain health issues and prepare a public poster about it.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 54 Downloads
References to Antiquity in Visual Arts (1848 - 1914)
Examine the Latin and Greek language and civilization during the 19th century by exploring the mediums available then. Young scholars examine scenes related to Greek and Roman literature and compare and contrast them.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 9 Downloads