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Typography ProjectIn this lesson, students will learn the basics of typography. They will be able to choose the "correct" or most effective font for their designs. 

Pictured left is an example of the project that will be presented in this lesson.


Lesson Resources

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  • Lesson Plan (PDF)
  • Presentation 1 (PDF)
  • Presentation 2 (PDF)
  • Black Letter worksheet (PDF)
  • Modern worksheet (PDF)
  • Slab Serif worksheet (PDF)
  • Old Style worksheet (PDF)
  • Sans Serif (PDF)
  • Script worksheet (PDF)
  • Decorative worksheet (PDF)
  • Illustrator Assignment (PDF)
  • Illustrator Assignment Example (PDF)
  • Vocabulary (PDF)
  • Final Project Example (PDF)
  • Final Project (PDF)
  • Study Guide (PDF)
  • Test (PDF)
Practice - Part 1: setting up the page
Practice - Part 2: setting up, using the "paragraph" from the option bar
Practice - Part 3: concordant fonts
Practice - Part 4: conflicting fonts
Practice - Part 5: contrasting fonts
Project - Part 1: Outline shape with pen tool
Project - Part 2: fill shape with words
Project - Part 3: finishing touches