ASSIGNMENT: 7th Graders discussed the different uses/purposes for making art, then they were asked to create a 4-Phase Self-Portrait illustrating each of the four main uses. Commercial art and graphic design communicates directly. Some art emphasizes the manipulation of the elements and principles of design. Much of art centers around creativity and personal expression. And, of course, most of us think that artists are skilled if they are capable of creating something that "looks real."
Elements and Principles of Art (Writing Activity) Maybe have students use each of the words in a story? Check for meaning/context as assessment.
Elements Of Art Value Worksheet~Line