Issues Posters

Issues Posters

Students identify current issues and create a persuasive poster to share with students, and possibly also with legislators or county council members.

Grade High School
Content Area Social Studies
Key Benchmark FA9-12.1.1: Create original works of art using a variety of visual arts materials, techniques, and processes

Art Form Visual Arts
Art Benchmark
School Year 2007-2008
Artist Anita Broennimann
Unit Plan
Comments

GLO #5 Effective Communicator
Assessment Use of techniques to visually communicate an idea:



Lesson Plans


LP 1 Designing a Poster

Students will be introduced to current political issues and will learn what political body addresses those issues. Then students will each choose a community or school issue that they care about as a topic for their poster. LP 1: Designing a Poster Students will be guided in designing a poster that is meant to communicate an idea. They will consider whether to use a white or black paper for the background. Students will draw their designs in pencil.

LP 2 Adding Color

Students finish their pencil sketches and begin adding color to their posters. Discussion centers on use of color to convey a message.

LP 3 Final Products

Students finish the posters, which are displayed on classroom bulletin boards. Other civics and history classes use the posters as a catalyst for discussion of issues and how people are influenced in their position on those issues.



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LP 1 Designing a Poster
LP 1 Designing a Poster
LP 2 Adding Color
LP 2 Adding Color
LP 2 Adding Color
LP 3 Final Products
LP 3 Final Products
LP 3 Final Products