This lesson plan unit includes eight projects that focus on different types of media and the elements of art. The benchmarks mentioned are for sixth grade students; however, this lesson could be adapted to any level. The unit includes the following: Michigan art benchmarks and standards, assessment, vocabulary list, material list, reference list, step by step instructions, student rubric, and teacher sample page. In this lesson students will learn about the elements of art and different types of basic art materials used for drawing/painting. Students connect art words and definitions to images to represent the elements of art.