|How to Design a Book Cover Lesson Plan|
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|Monday, 10 October 2011 06:01|
Learning Objectives:Students will be introduced to the concept of how graphic designers arrange text and images to create a hierarchy of information on book cover. They will apply these concepts to creating their own book cover for the book created in the previous lesson.
How can the rendering of text say more than the words printed on the page?
How is color used to create mood and convey emotion?
How do the visual arts contribute to communication?
Design a Cover presentation.
Gonyea, M. (2005). A Book about design: Complicated doesn't make it good. New York: Henry Holt and Company, LLC.
Gonyea, M. (2007). Another book about design: Complicated doesn't make it bad. New York: Henry Holt and Company, LLC.
1. In a group discussion, students will look at several book covers and rate the chunks of text from most important to least important. Students should rate chunks of text based on size, color, and placement on the page.
2. Students will be given chunks of text that needs to be arranged on the cover of their book.
"a poem by Shel Silverstein"
"illustrated by student name"
They will design a cover for their book that incorporates these elements.
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