Learning About Typefaces

Learning About Typefaces

Learning About Typefaces

Learning About Typefaces: What is included?‘Learning About Typefaces’ teaches students to name the different parts of a letter.  For example ascender, defender, counter, crossbar and many more.  This is ideal if you want to introduce a graphics element into your curriculum or as a precursor to a graphics project.   This download includes:

  • An 11 slide PowerPoint (Pictured above) that includes a script, turning you into the instant expert.
  • A resource sheet (pictured above  ‘A’) that labels many of the different parts of a letter.
  • A worksheet for students to write on (pictured above ‘B’) that students can label.
  • The PowerPoint has two additional sides not pictured above with a link to a Youtube Video that expands upon the knowledge gained from the PowerPoint and also an extension task.

‘Learning about Typefaces’ is one of many resources that teach students the beauty of lettering.

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Sarah Crowther is The Arty Teacher. She is a high school art teacher in the North West of England. She strives to share her enthusiasm for art by providing art teachers around the globe with high-quality resources and by sharing her expertise through this blog.

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