Ch 4: Drawing Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll find several resources that can help you plan a variety of drawing lessons. These useful lesson plan outlines and topical lessons can accessed at home or in the classroom.

Drawing Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

If you need to plan an art unit on drawing, use this teacher resource chapter to generate ideas and plan a series of engaging lessons. Our easy-to-use lesson plan outlines cover the following types of drawing:

  • Shading
  • Still life drawing
  • Charcoal still life
  • Scale drawing

The chapter also includes supplemental lessons on still life drawings and scale drawing through the use of proportional reasoning. You can show your students these lessons before you demonstrate drawing techniques, or you can use them as homework assignments. You'll also find assignable quizzes to help you evaluate your students' comprehension of these drawing topics.

How It Helps

  • Helps plan lessons: These lesson plan outlines are designed to simplify your lesson planning process.
  • Supplements instruction: Try incorporating the additional topical lesson to engage your students on a variety of drawing concepts.
  • Strengthens student understanding: Assigning the accompanying quizzes can help retain your students' drawing knowledge and help you assess their understanding of the lesson topics you cover.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning drawing lessons easy.

  • Find lesson plans for specific drawing topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your art class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related drawing lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important drawing concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant drawing-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

10 Lessons in Chapter 4: Drawing Lesson Plans
Charcoal Still Life Lesson Plan

1. Charcoal Still Life Lesson Plan

With this lesson plan, your students are going to create their own still life arrangements for a charcoal drawing. They will practice transitioning from color to monochromatic art and will think about compositional elements of art.

Still Life Drawings: Definition & Examples

2. Still Life Drawings: Definition & Examples

If you've ever taken an introductory art class, odds are you've drawn a still life before! This lesson explains what still life drawings are and explores various examples of the genre.

Shading Lesson Plan

3. Shading Lesson Plan

This lesson plan will educate your students about shading in art. They will also participate in fun activities and create their own drawings while utilizing proper shading techniques.

Shading Lesson Plan for Elementary School

4. Shading Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Shading is an important skill in art. It helps to transform simple sketches into realistic images. This lesson plan explains what shading is and why it is important. An activity gives students the opportunity to experiment with shading.

Scale Drawing Lesson Plan

5. Scale Drawing Lesson Plan

In this lesson, students will review scale drawing and learn the steps to be able to create scale drawings. The students will work on these drawings using the methods they learned in the lesson.

Scale Drawing Using Proportional Reasoning

6. Scale Drawing Using Proportional Reasoning

Scale drawings are useful for viewing and analyzing very large or small figures in the world around us. This lesson will explain how to use proportional reasoning to create scale drawings and use those drawings in real-world problem solving.

Drawing Games for Kids

7. Drawing Games for Kids

Drawing games are a great way to bring levity and enjoyment into any classroom. In this lesson, learn about some fun and effective drawing games that can be used with young learners.

Middle School Drawing Projects

8. Middle School Drawing Projects

There are a lot of possible drawing projects that make the learning process fun and give students the practice they need. Check out these ideas and try them for yourself.

How to Write a Comic Book Lesson Plan

9. How to Write a Comic Book Lesson Plan

With this lesson plan, your students are going to create a narrative in the form of a comic book. They will practice visual storytelling and compose a short story in comic book format.

Still Life Drawing Lesson Plan

10. Still Life Drawing Lesson Plan

Increase the power of your instruction on still life drawings with a Study.com text lesson and engaging student activity. Optional supplementary activities and related lessons are also included to broaden instruction.

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