Lesson 2: Sketching Techniques



This lesson takes one period. First the students will sharpen pencils, then a practice handout is used to get students started using proper sketching techniques and standards. Use the handout to reinforce key terms discussed in the text. Complete the handout with the students on an overhead or white board and monitor each section as they follow your instructions.

Lesson Time

Sharpen Pencils
10 Minutes
Handout 11
45 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

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

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (6)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Identify the thicknesses and kinds of lines used in sketching
  • Identify the characteristics of a well-drawn free hand sketch line.
  • Demonstrate the sketching of a straight line.
  • Demonstrate the sketching of an arc, circle and ellipse.
  • Demonstrate the estimating of proportions.
  • Learn key terms and techniques

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