lluminated Letters Visual Arts Lesson for 4th to 9th Grade
Illuminated Manuscripts are handmade books that contain embellished letters and illustrations from the Middle Ages. Students design letters using their initials which is enjoyed by the learners. Students will have an opportunity to create, draw, and color illuminated letters using their knowledge of the elements of art. The students use colors and symbols to represent important things in their lives. This lesson is for 4th through 9th grade.
Handout “Illuminated Manuscripts ”
Handout “Student Rubric”
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Rubric for assessment