Lesson 1: Introduction to One Point Perspective Drawings



In this opening lesson, students will be introduced to a form of pictorial drawing called one point perspectives. They will learn the vocabulary that is needed in this unit, and they will be creating a sketch to show that they understand the drawing concepts.

Lesson Time

Hook and Set
10 Minutes
Vocabulary and Introduction
30 Minutes
Demonstration of sketch
30 Minutes
Student Sketch time
30 Minutes
15 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Networking
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Architectural Design
    • Engineering Design
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Engineering Technology
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California English Common Core Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will learn the vocabulary terms that are unique to perspective drawings.
  • Students will learn how to sketch above and below a horizon line using only one vanishing point.
  • Students will view and evaluate a few different perspective drawings that engineers and architects have created and that consumers use.

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