Middle or High School Visual Art Project: Make Your Own Sketchbook on a Budget

Grade Levels
5th - 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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  1. In each of my visual arts classes I have my students make their own sketchbook. This bookbinding bundle pack includes five different bookbinding techniques on creating sketchbooks from scratch, a lesson on creating a book jacket, and a lesson on personalizing a sketchbook. In each art class, my stud
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Every year I have my student make or design their own sketchbooks. Project preparation isn't always the most exciting part of an assignment, so I like my students to take ownership of this portion of art-making from day one. Each class I teach is introduced to a different type of bookmaking, binding, and decorating. However, this book is the simplest and most cost-effective of them all. I often lean back on this one if I am in a crunch.

This file includes:

➢Folder to Sketchbook Lesson plan (including big idea, essential questions, objectives, national standards, supply list, and day to day how to)

➢Introduction PowerPoint

➢Step by step instructions


This is everything you need to plan and introduce this assignment. It's perfect for grades 5th to 12th and beyond.

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Total Pages
14 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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