Lesson Plan

Developing Original Product and Advertising

Students will create an original product design and an original advertisement for that product.
Angela W.
Classroom teacher
Barboursville Middle School
Barboursville, WV
Show More
My Grades 6, 7, 8
My Subjects Arts
Objectives

Students will be able to...create an original product design and an original advertisement for that product.  They will create a preliminary plan/sketch for an original product design idea.  The teacher/myself will give a SMART board demonstration on the use of the PICS Art app.  Students will work with the Pics Art app and they will learn to use digital imaging software.  They will create a digital product design, using the digital imaging app.  Students will also take a look/learn to navigate the Autodesk Digital STEAM Visual Design and the Sketchbook Pro apps.  Once they have finished their original digital product design, they will create an advertisement (billboard, magazine layout, commercial).  They will use the Flickr app to find free images that they can add to their product and advertisement designs. Ultimately, students will create a story about the process of their product design develpment and their advertisement design development.  They will use the imovie app for telling their product design and development story.

Subjects
English Language Arts
Grades 6 - 8
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

Students will be excited about creating their own digital images/designs using the Autodesk Digital STEAM Visual Design app.  They will be given a demonstration, via SMART board, on the capabilities of this digital editing app.

2 Direct Instruction

In addition to getting a SMART board demonstration on digital editing, students will also learn about photography.  They will be given a demonstration on the PICS Art app and digital camera settings. Students will use the digital cameras and editing to enhance their original product designs and advertisements. 

3 Guided Practice

Students will be able to use the digital editing software and cameras to create design images.  These images will be used (such as in a real world setting) along with the free images on the flickr app.  Students will combine their own digitally altered/created images with real photography images to create an original advertisement.  Students will be able to submit their photo ideas, for review, and create a slideshow of ideas.

4 Independent Practice

iMovie
$4.99

Students will create a story about the process of their original product design and advertisement.  They will use the imovie app for telling their original product design and advertisement development story.

5 Wrap-Up

Activity: Presenting

Students will present their imovie, to their peers, in class.  They will answer any questions, that others have, about their creative process.  Students will be given examples of constructive criticism and be encourage to give each other constructive criticism.  They will learn to use, what I call, criticism etiquette.  They must ask questions and give responses in a positive and productive way.