Design a Book Cover
Students explore character, plot, setting, symbolism, and conflict for a book that they are reading. Sample book covers are provided and students apply what they have learned by designing a book cover.
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Lesson Plan 14: Art Project! Design your Own Book Cover
Now that your budding authors have written their first novel, they need a book cover to go with it! Show examples of other book covers, observing aspects such as positive reviews, illustrations, author's name, author's bio, and a...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Lesson Plan 18: Art Project! Design Your Own Book Cover
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Design a pictorial autobiography using the letters of the alphabet. For each letter, writers select visual images that represent life events and interests. Younger writers add words or sentences of explanation while older writers narrate...
K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Judging a Book by Its Cover
Here's one of the very few lessons I've seen that works for everyone: kindergartners through college students! Readers of any age pick out a book from the class library or the school library, that has a damaged cover or jacket. Pupils...
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
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...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed