ICT student textbook/Making posters

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Making comic strips Making posters Communication with graphics level 3 learning check list

Making posters
This is a cumulative project. You have learnt many tools for text, image and graphics creation. In this activity, you will combine all of these to create an output.

Objectives

  1. Ability to develop a graphics based communication, combining multiple tools
  2. Developing a critical perspective of social processes and events

What prior skills are assumed

  1. Familiarity with digital image creation and editing
  2. Familiarity with text processing

What resources do you need

No additional resources for this activity other than what used already

What digital skills will you learn

  1. Combining text and images
  2. Formatting and layout of a graphics communication in a text document

Description of activity with detailed steps

Teacher led activity

Your teacher will demonstrate a poster created as a single page with a text document. The poster could have the following:

  1. Text
  2. Numbers and graphs
  3. Photographs
  4. Hand drawn images
  5. Digital art creations

Student activities

Your teacher will identify topics/ ideas on which you will create posters. These can be done individually or in groups. A poster is a powerful way of communicating a message, which is why it is so widely used by political parties during elections, or by film producers to promote their films. You should create posters on important social issues, for e.g. campaign against harassment of women in public places, or a campaign to promote water conservation etc.

Portfolio

  1. Your posters in the form of text documents
  2. Background folder of images, graphs, photographs used for creating the poster