Updated: May 5
I resisted as long as I could - time to embrace?
You know what I am going to say here, ChatGPT prompt here was "Create a lesson plan creating a water bottle logo using Photoshop"
This is what I got back....not bad at all, not bad at all. Thoughts Connected teachers??
Lesson Title: Creating Your Own Water Bottle Logo in Photoshop Grade Level: High School Duration: 1 hour Objective: Students will be able to design and create their own water bottle logo in Photoshop.
Computer with Photoshop software
Paper and pen/pencil for sketching
Introduction (5 minutes): Begin the lesson by discussing the importance of having a strong logo for a product like a water bottle. Talk about the different types of water bottles that are available in the market and the logos that they use to differentiate themselves from other brands. Body (50 minutes):
Sketching: Students should begin by sketching their ideas on paper before starting in Photoshop. Have them brainstorm a variety of ideas for their logo, including different shapes, colors, and designs.
Opening Photoshop: Once students have their ideas sketched out, they can open Photoshop on their computer.
Setting up the workspace: Instruct students to create a new document and set up their workspace by selecting the appropriate size and resolution for their design.
Designing the logo: Students can begin designing their logo in Photoshop, using the various tools available to them, such as the pen tool, shape tool, and text tool.
Choosing Colors: Discuss the importance of color choice and how it can affect the overall look and feel of the logo. Encourage students to experiment with different color schemes to find the one that best represents their design.
Saving and exporting the logo: Once the logo is complete, students should save their work and export the logo as a high-quality image file.
Conclusion (5 minutes): Students should share their finished logos with the class, explaining the thought process behind their design choices. Have them reflect on what they learned during the lesson and how they can apply it to future design projects.
Assessment: Assess students on their ability to design a creative and effective logo in Photoshop. Evaluate their sketches, the final design, and their ability to explain their design choices.
Jennifer Hair is the Director and Instructor for Connected Classroom Courses. She has taught high school business and visual arts classes for 18 years at Shawnee Mission East High School in the Kansas City metropolitan area. She also teaches numerous self-paced graduate education courses for teachers.