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
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 6 Views 6 Downloads
Logo Design Basics: School ID
Students 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. Students 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 36 Views 88 Downloads
Making and Breaking the Grid
Young scholars 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: 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 instructional activity, 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
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
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
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
Skateboard Deck Graphics
Young artists don't need to be skateboarders to enjoy this assignment. Class members use the provided worksheet to craft 10 sketches that convey action or motion using no more than seven lines. They then select their three best ideas and add additional detail.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Business: Designing Business Cards
Students design and create business cards using Adobe Photoshop. Once they have applied techniques of typography and layout design, students identify redesign aspects and its importance in the design process. In a slide show, completed student business cards reflect how tone, audience, and purpose impact design and readability.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 42 Views 94 Downloads
Illustration: Self Portrait in a Masterpiece
Technology and art combine in a creative instructional activity. Kids discuss portrait art and they search online and save a portrait created by one of their favorite artists. They have their picture taken exactly like their chosen portrait, then use the computer to create their own digital replica of the chosen image.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads
Technology: Recipes Around the World
Students research international cuisine and create Web pages based on them. Once they have organized their findings, they demonstrate their research with a multimedia presentation. The project concludes with a party using food prepared from the recipes they discovered.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads