Design Your Dream Space
Fifth graders work on the skill of creating depth in their own drawings that create the illusion of being three dimensional. They research the drawing methods used to create life-like paintings of the Renaissance Period.
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Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide
What are the origins of el Dia de los Muertos, and how is this tradition observed in contemporary celebrations? With a variety of lesson plans and suggested hands-on activities, here is an excellent resource to reference as you prepare...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Dreamworks Animation Character Design
Dive into animation creation using Dreamworks® animated films. Compare and contrast characters, wonder and ponder why the plot is so important, and think of background and themes as your creativity unrolls onto paper.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan 18: Art Project! Design Your Own Book Cover
Finished your novel? What’s next? Designing the book cover, of course. But how to begin? After examining the covers of published books and noting the common elements of these jackets, young novelists design a front and back cover for...
3rd - 9th English Language Arts
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...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
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: Patience & Skill: The Craft of Carving
Highly ornate or complex art can only be mastered with patience and skill. Learners explore the skills required to carve complex geometric designs seen on the image of a palace facade. They examine the image, discuss carving techniques,...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Magic Mountain Mansion Lesson Plan
Students think about and discuss what their personal dream mansion in the mountains would look like. They decide on adjectives that would best describe their building which they write on a chart with markers. Using art supplies, they...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Design Your Dream Stadium
Students raise their design awareness about construction considerations for large public facilities including safety, accessibility, funding, construction materials, and space, use geometry and other mathematical skills to calculate size...
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering