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Lesson plan: The effective use of white space

In this lesson, students will use effective white space to demonstrate the mastery of design in a spread. Students will use different types of white space to signify importance and meaning of information and elements in a spread. Download the lesson plan and supporting materials.

Summative evaluation tool: Student created product
Primary Common Core: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.2a
Secondary Common Core Standard(s) Addressed: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.4
21st Century Skills Incorporated: Creativity
Supplies, Technology, Other Materials Needed: Handouts, software for desktop publishing (online or computer installed), examples of magazines, yearbooks and newspapers
Length of the Lesson: 100 minutes
Appropriate for Grades: 9-12
Created by: Casandra Workman, CJE

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