Academic Standard

The student will research and apply typography, layout/design, and composition concepts and guidelines for preparation of a multimedia project.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Computer Technology
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
4.0
Grade range: 
11 to 12
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Learning Expectation
4.1 
Analyze and synthesize composition processes in the production of various projects.
4.2 
Analyze and apply principles of typography in the production of various projects
4.3 
Illustrate how to apply typographical commands to text.
4.4 
Evaluate the effectiveness of typography in publications.
4.5 
Contrast and compare, using the following criteria, the typography from at least two print sources.
4.6 
Analyze and apply concepts of layout/design principles using various print sources.
4.7 
Illustrate gradations in shapes and blend colors.
4.8 
Illustrate methods of importing and exporting original text and graphics.
4.9 
Draw and edit objects through incorporating fills, borders, graphic boxes, illustrations, images, tables, charts (shapes and lines.
Proofread and edit projects for format, mechanics, and clarity.
Performance Indicator
 
The student prepares a layout using typography specifications.
 
The student applies layout and design principles using original and/or imported graphics. Applies spot color to graphics and text.
 
The student applies typographical commands to text.
 
The student rotates text and graphics.
 
The student proofs, edits, resizes, crops, and manipulates copy and graphics
 
The student prints or publishes hard copy that meets publication and design standards.
Sample Performance Task
 
Have students illustrate at least three font styles and appropriate application of each. Using different backgrounds contrast and compare the typography of each.
 
Design and create various projects, i.e., commercial, ad campaign, public relations announcement, master slide for a legislative presentation.