Sketchbook Art Lessons for High School Art, Sketchbook Prompt & Ideas

Sketchbook Art Lessons for High School Art, Sketchbook Prompt & Ideas

Can be used for 9th – 12th
Mostly used with 11th and 12th students.

Includes: PDF, 90 pages

Start-up sketchbooks in your art classroom with amazing sketchbook assignments and sketchbook prompts! Sketchbooks should be a source of creativity and joy for students. Provide your students with engaging sketchbook assignments that they can connect to, and through it, discover their identity and passions in life.


This product contains both 15 interactive art sketchbook pages and sketchbook assignments which come in both a poster format and glue-in format! Unique to Ms Artastic’s store! There are 30 sketchbook assignments in this product. Pick and choose which you do, or do all of them. At this advanced sketchbook level, many of the prompts focus on identity as a theme to allow students to reflect on personal awareness and identity through art.


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How To Use: Poster Prompt

The poster prompt is the perfect hook to get your students excited for the day’s sketchbook lesson. You can show your students by either laminating and posting in your classroom, or projecting during the lesson. This sets the standard for completeness of work, quality, and experimentation expected.

You can use only the poster prompt for your lessons, or use it with the glue-in prompt to allow students to see a larger scale version of the image of their glue-in prompt.

How To Use: Glue-In Prompt

The glue-in sketchbook prompt is perfect for students to turn their sketchbook page into an assignment page. This give students a reference for what they are creating, and easily allow them to label their pages to allow for multi-day completion of the assignment.

You will never have to look back and check what each page should have been in the sketchbooks! You can have students glue assignments to the opposing page (usually you draw on the right side of the sketchbook so this could be glued to the left), or to the top of the sketchbook page. Students will also be able to reference the thumbnail example to further allow them to understand what they are to be creating.

This Product Includes: 90 Pages


-Unit Plan (3 Pages)

-Lesson Plan Template for Sketchbook Assignments(Page 1- Big Ideas/Content/Competencies, Page 2- Teacher is/student does)

-Sketchbook Rubric

-Sketchbook Grading Sheet (4 to a page, cut for grading sketchbooks)

-How to Start-Up Sketchbooks

-How to Use Interactive Sketchbook Pages

Interactive Sketchbook Pages & Graphic Organizers: Can be cut out and glued into a sketchbook (8.5×11 or larger, otherwise put in binder or duotang)

-Lesson: Title Page (Criteria & Example of a sketchbook title page)

-Sketchbook Rules

-Mediums and Materials to Use

-Image-Development Strategies to Use

-What is the Creative Process?

-Artist Goals

-Personal Interests in Art

-Likes and Dislikes

-Themes to Pursue

-Techniques I wish to Learn

-Artists I am Inspired By

-Freestyle Doodle Page

-Wreck This Page

-Photo Clip Prompt

-Reflection: Before/Middle/End

Sketchbook Assignments:

-How To Use: Poster Prompt (text and picture example)

-How To Use: Glue-In Prompt (text and picture example)

30 Sketchbook Assignments; each assignment comes as a POSTER PROMPT page and a GLUE-IN PROMPT page (glue-in prompts are 4 to a page with guide lines for cutting into strips to hand out to students).


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