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700 Typography:

Provided with comprehensive lectures, study guides, guided practices, and student resources, the students will learn about the anatomy, classification, and styles of type, as well as the various formatting options and appropriate typeface selection. They will be able to apply this knowledge to create visually appealing and effective typographic designs for different media and purposes, up to industry portfolio standards.

 

Tasks:

701 - Identify the anatomy and classification of type.

Provided with multiple lectures, examples, study guides, guided practices, and student resources, the students will demonstrate an understanding of the anatomy and classification of type, including letterforms, type families, type styles, and typeface attributes, and will be able to apply this knowledge to select, combine, and modify type for various design projects and purposes to an industry portfolio level.

 

702 - Identify typographic styles.

Provided with multiple lectures, examples, study guides, guided practices, and student resources, the students will demonstrate an understanding of the different typographic styles, including serif, sans-serif, script, display, and decorative, and will be able to apply this knowledge to select, combine, and modify type for various design projects and purposes to an industry portfolio level.

 

703 - Manipulate type through character and paragraph formatting.

Provided with multiple lectures, examples, study guides, guided practices, and student resources, the students will demonstrate an understanding of the different character and paragraph formatting options available in typography software, including font size, weight, style, kerning, tracking, leading, alignment, and justification, and will be able to apply this knowledge to manipulate type to create effective and visually appealing typographic designs for various media and purposes to an industry portfolio level.

 

704 - Choose and apply an appropriate typeface.

Provided with multiple lectures, examples, study guides, guided practices, and student resources, the students will demonstrate an understanding of the different typeface categories, styles, and attributes, and will be able to select and apply an appropriate typeface that meets the design and communication objectives of various projects and purposes to an industry portfolio level.

 

Standards:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.1: Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account.

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.2: Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.3: Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text.

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.4: Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11-12 texts and topics.

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.9: Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.10: By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 11-12 text complexity band independently and proficiently

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