Explore Elizabeth I

This Explore Elizabeth I activity & project also includes:

Keen observation skills are an essential trait for good artists. Discuss the elements of a portrait with your class using terminology such as, full-face, profile, quarter-length, full-length. After that, they can use the included worksheet to draw a royalty-inspired self-portrait. Additional instructions are included that outline how to use clay and plaster to make figurehead coins. 

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Pros
  • Includes instructions for two versatile craft activities
  • The activities could be used to accent any art or history lesson
Cons
  • The lesson plan does not provide background information some teacher understanding of portraiture or pre-class research may be required