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Creating a Logo for RAGTIME
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The student challenge in this lesson is to design a new logo for the musical version of RAGTIME. Students will begin researching background information about RAGTIME by browsing through wNetStation's GREAT PERFORMANCES Web piece, Creating Ragtime (http://www.thirteen.org/gperf/ feature7/index.html), and then go on to visit other relevant pages to see examples of contemporary theater memorabilia.

Grade Level:

7-12

Subject Matter:

Fine Arts, Social Studies, Language Arts

Learning Objectives



Students will be able to:

  • Conduct research in graphic design.
  • Explore the background of the musical RAGTIME.
  • Develop a metaphor for the musical RAGTIME using graphic imagery.
  • Create a graphic image based on historical research to be used as a logo for RAGTIME.
  • Browse the Web and use basic navigation to gather research.
  • Use graphic software and hardware to create logo designs.