Art Bookbinding Lesson: DIY Coptic Sketchbook Activity, Project, Worksheet, Plan

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My students both loved and used these! I like to do a different sketchbook at each grade level. Thank you!
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In each of my visual arts classes, I have my students make their own sketchbooks in a bookbinding project. They learn a new bookbinding technique, such as folder style, coptic, or accordion, in each class. This introduces them to a range of sketchbook styles and encourages them to take ownership of their sketchbooks by decorating and personalizing them. 

Coptic sketchbooks are the focus for this lesson. Students learn the history of coptic sketchbooks through a PowerPoint and receive step by step instructions through the PowerPoint, a handout, and a video.

All in all this project pack includes:

➢Coptic sketchbook PowerPoint

➢Lesson plan, including big idea, goals, objectives, supply list, and step by step instructions.

➢Coptic sketchbook how to handout

➢Coptic sketchbook book binding how-to video


Want to see what other sketchbooks my students have made?

✳Do you want to teach a different sketchbook lesson in each of your visual art classes? Check out my sketchbook bundle pack, 6 different lessons on decorating, making, and bookbinding sketchbooks here.  Buy the bundle and save $$. This lesson, as well as the ones below, are all included in this bundle pack. 

✳Check out my accordion sketchbook project pack here.

✳Check out my folder sketchbook project pack here.

✳Check out my sketchbook personalization lesson plan here.

✳Check out my sketchbook book cover project pack here.

✳Check out my other projects here.

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27 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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