This unit plan contains everything you need to teach students how to create a self-portrait using the grid method. This is an excellent beginner visual art lesson for students and helps to build confidence in their drawing skills! This unit teaches students how to draw face proportions correctly and how to use the grid method for drawing. For this project, students create a 16"x20" self-portrait based on their 8"x10" photo. You can adjust the dimensions and requirements for this project based on your individual needs. This unit lasts approximately 2-3 weeks depending on your class. This unit was intended for 9th-12th grade high school students but could also work well with 6th-8th grade middle school students with some adjustments.
-50 slide powerpoint for 6 days of teaching (includes bellringers, visual examples, and instructions outlined)
-Drawing the Human Face packet with practice pages (view the preview for this listing to see an example of this)
-3 page lesson plan (includes learning targets, materials required, accommodations/modifications, and day by day instructions)
-2 grid drawing practice pages (#1 is beginner level, #2 is more advanced level)
-1 grid method notes page for student reference
-Rubric (fully customizable)
The rubric, powerpoint, and practice pages are offered in both .pdf and .docx to allow you to edit them accordingly.
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