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High schoolers review the elements of design with a focus on space. During a lecture, they complete a listening guide and ask any questions they might have. Individually, they are given paper to design the classroom in regards to placement of desks and tables. To end the lesson, they discuss the advantages and disadvantages to each design plan.
Students are introduced to the requirements for their final interior design project. In groups, they compare and contrast the characteristics of floor plans to the needs of families living in the houses. Individually, they design their own floor plan taking into consideration the needs of those who are going to live in it.
Students create interior designs using white paper and black ink. In the process, they incorporate all four line techniques - horizontal, vertical, curved, and diagonal. While the designs do not need to be tangible representations of actual objects, the students should strive for creativity.
Students practice lettering rules and picture mounting guidelines. They examine a presentation methods handout and follow along according to the overhead transparency. Students trace the seven lettering strokes and block letters. Students complete the lettering practice worksheet
Originally designed for adults learning English in Vietnam, this plan can easily be used with your middle and high school ELD classrooms with little adaptation needed! Although the article "Shed Style" is not attached, learners will still benefit from the section on vocabulary development, and they're sure to love creating their own shed space. An example shed space is shown on the final pages.
In this bedroom redecoration project, your young mathematicians become interior designers. They plan, draw, and determine finances for the project. They apply their knowledge of working with decimals, geometric shapes, and problem solving skills as they choose paint, flooring and furniture for the project.
Students explore home making by completing home building activities. In this interior design lesson, students identify the many elements required to build, furnish and design a house. Students complete vocabulary activities and answer study questions about home making based on assigned reading.