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Functions of Portraiture

Students examine the functions of portraiture and create their own portraits. In this portraiture lesson plan, students read an excerpt from Portraiture, by Shearer West, to discover the ways in which portraits can be used. Students discuss what makes a portrait aesthetic, social, or political and create portraits of a partner.

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Resource Details

4th - 12th
Visual & Performing Arts
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Vocabulary